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  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    Trips: Arkansas/Oklahoma, October 1961: 29-30
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.1 October 1960-10 November 1961

    This folder contains materials collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning President Kennedy's trip to Arkansas and Oklahoma. Materials in this folder include newspaper articles, itineraries, a helicopter passenger list, background information on areas the President plans to visit, a photograph of a...

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    Staff memoranda: Kaysen, Carl, 1961: 7 September-30 November
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. National Security Files1961: 14 September-10 November

    This folder contains memoranda primarily from Carl Kaysen, Deputy Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs, to McGeorge Bundy, Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs. Topics include development aid to Tanganyika (later known as Tanzania); a United States military base in Okinawa, Japan; and Berlin n...

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    Civil defense: General, 1961: 28 October-12 November
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. National Security Files1961: 28 October-10 November

    This folder contains memoranda concerning civil defense, a fallout shelter program, and a pamphlet prepared by the Atomic Energy Commission for the Department of Defense entitled, “Fallout Protection – What to Know About Nuclear Attack – What to Do About It.”

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    Remarks at presentation of Merchant Marine Achievement Award to Solon B. Turman, 10 November 1961
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.10 November 1961

    This folder contains a press copy of President Kennedy's remarks upon presenting the Merchant Marine Achievement Award to Solon B. Turman, President of Lykes Brothers Steamship Company of New York.

  • Digitized Sound Recording
    Remarks about Land Grant Colleges, 10 November 1961
    White House Audio Collection10 November 1961

    Sound recording of President John F. Kennedy’s recorded remarks for the centennial convocation of the Association of Land Grant Colleges and State Universities held in Kansas, Missouri. In his speech President Kennedy discusses the 1862 Morrill Act, a bill that established America’s land-grant universities.

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  • Digitized Photographic Image
    AR6887-A. President John F. Kennedy Presents the American Legion Merchant Marine Achievement Award
    White House Photographs10 November 1961

    President John F. Kennedy (center) presents Solon B. Turman (wearing a striped tie) with the American Legion Merchant Marine Achievement Award. Left to right: unidentified; Representative Thor C. Tollefson of Washington; three unidentified men; Senator John Marshall Butler of Maryland; President Kennedy; unidentified (in back, mostly hidden); Comma...

  • Digitized Photographic Image
    KN-C19434. President John F. Kennedy Presents the American Legion Merchant Marine Achievement Award
    White House Photographs10 November 1961

    President John F. Kennedy presents Solon B. Turman (far right) with the American Legion Merchant Marine Achievement Award. Also pictured: Representative Thor C. Tollefson of Washington (on far left edge of image); Commander of the Robert L. Hague Merchant Marine Industries Post No. 1242, James A. McQuilling (partially hidden behind President Kenned...

  • Digitized Photographic Image
    KN-C19435. President John F. Kennedy Presents the American Legion Merchant Marine Achievement Award
    White House Photographs10 November 1961

    President John F. Kennedy presents Solon B. Turman (far right) with the American Legion Merchant Marine Achievement Award. Also pictured: Representative Thor C. Tollefson of Washington (on far left edge of image); Senator John Marshall Butler of Maryland (behind President Kennedy’s shoulder); Commander of the Robert L. Hague Merchant Marine Industr...

  • Digitized Photographic Image
    KN-C19436. President John F. Kennedy Presents the American Legion Merchant Marine Achievement Award
    White House Photographs10 November 1961

    President John F. Kennedy presents Solon B. Turman (far right) with the American Legion Merchant Marine Achievement Award. Also pictured: Senator John Marshall Butler of Maryland (second from left, wearing gray suit); Thomas A. McQuilling (son of Commander of the Robert L. Hague Merchant Marine Industries Post No. 1242, James A. McQuilling; center,...

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