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When JFK Met A Troll Doll

In 1963, a troll doll had a formal White House visit with the president.

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In recognition of her accomplishment, President Kennedy invited her to the White House to award her with the Federal Aviation Administration’s Gold Medal for Exceptional Service.


JFK, Miller, Dammit, and Najeeb Halaby (Administrator of the FAA) pose for one final photo.

Abbie Rowe/JFK Library

A few years later, President Johnson presented Miller with the Harmon International Trophy for Aviatrix of the Year.

No word on whether Dammit made a return trip to the White House.