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    Newsweek Magazine Photograph Collection
    1960-1963

    Photographs, 1960 to 1963, black-and-white prints. Images made by Newsweek magazine photographers featuring John F. Kennedy at events during the 1960 presidential campaign and during his presidency. Members of Kennedy family, administrative officials, and foreign and domestic dignitaries also appear.

  • Digitized Museum Artifact
    Bible
    Gifts from Heads of Stateca. 1760

    Bible with a leather cover and vellum pages. Bible is written in Ge'ez, the liturgical language of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church and the medium of traditional Ethiopian learning and scholarship.

  • Digitized Museum Artifact
    Filigree Bowl
    Gifts from Heads of Stateca. 1960

    Footed bowl decorated with eighteen pierced and filigreed lobes of silver. Applied to the rim are gold filigree flowers and a gold crest of His Imperial Majesty.

  • Digitized Museum Artifact
    Lion of Judah Statuette
    Gifts from Heads of Stateca. 1960

    Silver statue of a striding lion wearing a gold crown. The lion is mounted on a silver base. The surface of the statue has casing lines in block pattern to give the illusion that the statue is made of stone. The Lion's haunches are raised from the surface of the body to suggest muscles. The mane of lion is comprised of shingled spikes of silver. Th...

  • Digitized Museum Artifact
    Photograph of Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia
    Gifts from Heads of State1963

    Black and white full length portrait photograph of Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia in full military dress holding a sword and standing in front of his throne. Inscribed to President Kennedy. Photograph is in a silver frame with gold crest.

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    Events: ***1 October 1963, Dinner, Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia [1 of 3 folders]
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. White House Staff Files of Sanford L. Fox1963: 6 May-1 October, undated
  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    Events: ***1 October 1963, Dinner, Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia [2 of 3 folders]
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. White House Staff Files of Sanford L. Fox1963: 28 August-2 October, undated
  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    Events: ***1 October 1963, Dinner, Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia [3 of 3 folders]
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. White House Staff Files of Sanford L. Fox1963: 11 September-1 October, undated
  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    Welcome to Emperor Haile Selassie at Union Station, Washington, D.C., 1 October 1963
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.1 October 1963

    This folder contains materials collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning an exchange of remarks between President Kennedy and Haile Selassie I, Emperor of Ethiopia, upon the latter's arrival at Union Station in Washington, D.C. In his speech the President discusses the Emperor's leadership in Ethi...

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    Toasts of President and Haile Selassie, 1 October 1963
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.1 October 1963

    This folder contains a press copy of an exchange of toasts between President John F. Kennedy and Haile Selassie I, Emperor of Ethiopia, during a dinner held in the State Dining Room of the White House. In their remarks, both President Kennedy and Emperor Haile Selassie I discuss the historical relationship between Ethiopia and the United States.

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