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  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Aaron E. Henry Oral History Interview - JFK #2, 5/13/1969
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection13 May 1969

    In this interview Henry discusses how he first got involved in civil rights activity and how he became an active leader in the NAACP; contact with the Justice Department during the Dwight D. Eisenhower Administration; the FBI investigation into Henry and into the civil rights movement; Henry’s relationship with Medgar Evers; voting rights and voter...

  • Digitized Photographic Image
    KN-18354. President John F. Kennedy Meets with National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Group
    White House Photographs12 July 1961

    President John F. Kennedy meets with representatives from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). President Kennedy (seated in rocking chair); Bishop Stephen G. Spottswood, Chairman of the NAACP Board of Directors (standing right, back to camera). Standing, rear (L – R): Medgar Evers, Mississippi NAACP Field Secret...

  • Digitized Photographic Image
    KN-18355. President John F. Kennedy Meets with National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Group
    White House Photographs12 July 1961

    President John F. Kennedy meets with representatives from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). President Kennedy (seated in rocking chair); Bishop Stephen G. Spottswood, Chairman of the NAACP Board of Directors (standing right, back to camera). Standing, rear (L – R): Medgar Evers, Mississippi NAACP Field Secret...

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    ME: 1-3: E: Executive
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. White House Central Subject Files21 October 1961-9 September 1963, undated

    Materials in this folder contain correspondence between various individuals and President John F. Kennedy, expressing his condolences or get well messages. Of note is a condolence letter from President Kennedy to Mrs. (Myrlie) Evers, widow of civil rights activist Medgar Evers.

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    HU: 2: ST 24: Mississippi: General, 16 April 1963
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. White House Central Subject Files1963: 6 February-27 August, undated

    Materials in this folder include letters questioning the constitutionality of the use of Federal troops in the University of Mississippi unrest, telegrams regarding the possible internment in Arlington Cemetery of slain National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Mississippi field secretary Medgar Evers, and telegrams suggest...

  • Digitized Photographic Image
    ST-323-1-63. President John F. Kennedy with Family of Medgar Evers
    White House Photographs21 June 1963

    President John F. Kennedy (center) visits with Myrlie Evers (far left), widow of civil rights leader, Medgar Evers. Also pictured: Reena and Darrell Evers, children of Medgar and Myrlie; Charles Evers (far right), brother of Medgar. Oval Office, White House, Washington, D.C.

  • Digitized Photographic Image
    ST-323-2-63. President John F. Kennedy with Family of Medgar Evers
    White House Photographs21 June 1963

    President John F. Kennedy (center) visits with Myrlie Evers (far left), widow of civil rights leader, Medgar Evers. Also pictured: Reena and Darrell Evers, children of Medgar and Myrlie; Charles Evers (far right), brother of Medgar. Oval Office, White House, Washington, D.C.

  • Digitized Photographic Image
    ST-323-3-63. President John F. Kennedy with Family of Medgar Evers
    White House Photographs21 June 1963

    President John F. Kennedy (center) visits with Myrlie Evers (far left), widow of civil rights leader, Medgar Evers. Also pictured: Reena and Darrell Evers, children of Medgar and Myrlie; Charles Evers (far right), brother of Medgar. An unidentified man stands in back at right. Oval Office, White House, Washington, D.C.

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