Governor Hugh Carey at Stewart Air Force Base in Newburgh, greeting American hostages who had been held in Iran from 1979-1981. Carey was the first public official to welcome them back to the United States. In this photograph Carey greets former hostage Katherine Koob.
January 27 1981
New York State Archives. New York (State). Governor. Public information photographs, 1910-1992. Series 13703-83, Box 10, No. 014.
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