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  • 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 Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    Memberships: Indian tribes
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.17 November 1960-5 March 1963, undated

    This folder consists of materials maintained by President John F. Kennedy’s personal secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, prior to and during his presidency. Materials concern honorary memberships for the President from various American Indian tribes, including the Zuni, Seminole, and Blackfoot.

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    Housing and Home Finance Agency (HHFA)
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.7 February 1961-9 April 1963

    This folder contains material collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning the Housing and Home Finance Agency (HHFA). Topics include the appointment of Robert C. Weaver as Administrator of HHFA, nondiscrimination in housing, the Oglala Sioux at Pine Ridge Reservation as the first tribe to develop low...

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    Iran, 1961-1962 (1 of 2 folders)
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. National Security Files1962: 24 July-18 December, undated

    This folder contains letters, memoranda, and telegrams regarding the political and social climate in Iran. Topics include the resignation of Ali Amini as Prime Minister of Iran, the possibility of an insurgency against the Shah of Iran Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, land reform, and United States military aid to Iran. Of note is correspondence between Pres...

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