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    United Nations Photograph Collection
    1953-1964

    Photographs, 1953-1965. 8” x 10” black-and-white prints of images created by the United Nations featuring John F. Kennedy at the United Nations in 1961 and 1963, as well as publicity images of international United Nations projects.

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Robert F. Kennedy Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 2/29-3/1/1964
    Robert F. Kennedy Oral History Collection29 February 1964

    In this interview Robert F. Kennedy [RFK] discusses beginning John F. Kennedy's [JFK] presidential Administration with no political obligations; carefully picking Cabinet members, specifically Secretaries of State, Defense, and Treasury; RFK’s decision on what role to play in JFK’s Administration; JFK’s unhappiness with Dean Rusk as Secretary of St...

  • Digitized Sound Recording
    Remarks of the President on the Death of Dag Hammerskjold, 18 September 1961
    White House Audio Collection18 September 1961

    Sound recording of President John F. Kennedy’s remarks in the White House Fish Room concerning the death of United Nations Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjöld. In his speech President Kennedy discusses Secretary-General Hammarskjöld’s recent efforts to achieve a cease-fire in Katanga, and explains how organizations like the United Nations can help ...

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    United Nations: Death of Dag Hammarskjöld, 18 September 1961, 1961: 18 September-28 October
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. National Security Files1961: 23 September-28 October

    This folder contains telegrams regarding the death of United Nations Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjöld in a plane crash and results of an investigation into the crash. Also included in this folder are memoranda regarding Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson’s attendance at Secretary-General Hammarsköld’s funeral.

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    Address to U.N. General Assembly, 25 September 1961
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.25 September 1961

    This folder contains materials collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning President Kennedy's address before the General Assembly of the United Nations in New York City. In his speech the President addresses the recent death of U.N. Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold, presents six proposals for the...

  • Digitized Sound Recording
    Address Before The United Nations General Assembly, 25 September 1961
    White House Audio Collection25 September 1961

    Sound recording of President John F. Kennedy’s address before the General Assembly of the United Nations in New York City. In his speech President Kennedy discusses the recent death of U.N. Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjöld, presents six proposals for a new disarmament program, and provides information on the current crises in Laos, South Vietnam...

  • Digitized Moving Image
    JFK Address at U.N. General Assembly, 25 September 1961
    Television Network Columbia Broadcasting System Collection25 September 1961

    CBS (Columbia Broadcasting System) motion picture of President John F. Kennedy's address before the General Assembly of the United Nations (UN) in New York City. See "Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, John F. Kennedy, 1961: Item 387." President of the General Assembly Mongi Slim, a Representative from Tunisia, introduces the Min...

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    Hammarskjold, Dag, 26 October 1961
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.26 October 1961

    This folder contains a letter from Bo Hammarskjold, brother of United Nations Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold, to President John F. Kennedy. Hammarskjold writes to thank President Kennedy for the wreath presented on the occasion of the Secretary-General's death.

  • Digitized Sound Recording
    Remarks in connection with the Parvin Foundation Awards, 28 November 1961
    White House Audio Collection28 November 1961

    Sound recording of President John F. Kennedy’s remarks in the White House Fish Room at the Albert Parvin Foundation Awards ceremony marking the establishment of the Dag Hammarskjöld Chair of Government and Law in Léopoldville (later known as the Democratic Republic of the Congo).

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