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    Statement on signing Work Hours Standards Act, 13 August 1962
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.13 August 1962

    This folder contains press copies of President John F. Kennedy's statement upon signing the Work Hours Standards Act of 1962, establishing an 8-hour day and 40-hour work week standard.

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    Radio and television address to the nation on the economy, 13 August 1962
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.13 August 1962

    This folder contains materials collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning President Kennedy's radio and television address regarding the national economy. In his speech the President discusses the increased gross national product, increased rate of production, decreased unemployment rate, and safeg...

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    August 1962: 13-20
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.August 1962: 13-20

    This folder contains materials collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning legislative activities and efforts to enact the Kennedy Administration's legislative program. Items include press releases concerning legislation, an overview of legislative items recommended by the President, reports prepare...

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    1962: KP119-KP127
    John F. Kennedy Personal Papers1962: 13 August-30 September

    This folder contains handwritten notes and doodles by John F. Kennedy that were collected and transcribed by his secretary, Evelyn Lincoln. Materials consist of notes written prior to his “Radio and Television Report to the American People on the State of the National Economy,” two sets of reminder notes, changes to a letter by Naval Aide Tazewell ...

  • Digitized Sound Recording
    Radio and Television Report to the American People on the State of the National Economy, 13 August 1962
    White House Audio Collection13 August 1962

    Sound recording of President John F. Kennedy’s radio and television address regarding the national economy. In his speech President Kennedy discusses the increased gross national product, increased rate of production, decreased unemployment rate, and safeguards against inflation in the wake of the 1958 and 1960-1961 recessions. The President also...

  • Photograph Folder (this link takes you to a folder of digitized photographs within a collection)
  • Photograph Folder (this link takes you to a folder of digitized photographs within a collection)
  • Digitized Photographic Image
    AR7409-A. President John F. Kennedy During Signing of Work Hours Standards Act of 1962
    White House Photographs13 August 1962

    President John F. Kennedy hands a pen to an observer during the signing ceremony for the Work Hours Standards Act of 1962 (H.R. 10786). Standing (L-R): unidentified; C.J. Haggerty, President of the Building and Construction Trades Department of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO); Senator Patrick V. “...

  • Digitized Photographic Image
    AR7409-B. President John F. Kennedy During Signing of Work Hours Standards Act of 1962
    White House Photographs13 August 1962

    President John F. Kennedy signs the Work Hours Standards Act of 1962 (H.R. 10786). Standing (L-R): unidentified; C.J. Haggerty, President of the Building and Construction Trades Department of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO); Senator Patrick V. “Pat” McNamara of Michigan; Secretary of Labor Arthur ...

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    AR7409-D. President John F. Kennedy During Signing of Work Hours Standards Act of 1962
    White House Photographs13 August 1962

    President John F. Kennedy reads a statement after signing the Work Hours Standards Act of 1962 (H.R. 10786). Standing (L-R): unidentified; C.J. Haggerty, President of the Building and Construction Trades Department of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO); Senator Patrick V. “Pat” McNamara of Michigan; ...

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