Photographs from the Obamas Trip to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe on June 13, 2014

Photographs of President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama meeting with Tribe Chairman Dave Archambault II and Native American youth; attending the Cannon Ball Flag Day Celebration; and participating in a gift exchange with Chairman Archambault, Mrs. Nicole Archambault, and Frank Whitebull at the Cannon Ball powwow grounds.  There are also photos of Chairman Archambault and President Obama making remarks at the Cannon Ball Flag Day Celebration.

1,261 assets

  • Photographs

The Executive Office of the President (EOP) instance of the Electronic Records Archive (ERA) contains electronic records created or received by Obama administration staff. These records are stored in Search and Access Sets (SAS) that represent their originating computer program, such as the White House Photo System.

The photographs are a subseries of a larger series, which includes all photographs taken by White House photographers during the Obama administration.  This subseries is arranged chronologically by the photo identifier (P number), which is formatted as PMMDDYYXX-####:

  • P (for Presidential photographs)
  • MMDDYY (Date of image capture)
  • XX (Photographer’s initials)
  • [dash]
  • Frame number

The following is a list of electronic search results lists (SRLs) that were processed in this review:

Barack Obama Electronic Records

23-00005-P contains 1261 photos, of which 1259 are released in full and 2 are withheld in full.

Access to Obama Presidential Records is governed by the Presidential Records Act (PRA) (44 USC 22) and the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) (5 USC 552 as amended) and therefore records may be restricted in whole or part in accordance with legal exemptions.

Processed by Staff Archivists, 2023. 

Official records of Barack Obama’s presidency are housed at the Barack Obama Presidential Library and administered by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) under the provisions of the Presidential Records Act (PRA).