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    United States Housing and Home Finance Agency Records
    1961-1963

    Records 1961-1963. Microfilm copies of subject files, legislative proposals, weekly activity reports, minutes, memorandums, speeches, and publications. Paper records include reports, publications, press releases, hearings, legislation, and statistics concerning the Community Facilities Agency, Urban Renewal Administration, and Public Housing Autho...

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Jack T. Conway Oral History Interview - RFK #2, 4/11/1972
    Robert F. Kennedy Oral History Collection11 April 1972

    In this interview Conway discusses working with John F. Kennedy’s [JFK] 1960 presidential campaign; the negative reaction to the choice of Lyndon B. Johnson for JFK’s running mate; labor leadership and JFK’s campaign; unions and the religious issue during the 1960 election; discussing presidential appointments with JFK after the election; Conway’s ...

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Jack T. Conway Oral History Interview - RFK #3, 12/29/1972
    Robert F. Kennedy Oral History Collection29 December 1972

    In this interview Conway discusses getting Martin Luther King out of jail in Birmingham, Alabama, in 1963; Robert F. Kennedy’s [RFK] view of King and his actions; the March on Washington; working with RFK and the Justice Department on civil rights legislation; Walter Reuther; Conway’s decision to leave John F. Kennedy’s Administration and working o...

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    Fred A. Forbes Oral History Interview - JFK #3, 5/17/1966
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection17 May 1966

    Forbes discusses creating and editing the Kennedy Convention Bulletin, his first days in Washington on the Housing and Home Finance Agency, and the White House regional conferences, among other issues.

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    Palm Beach, Florida, 31 December 1960
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 196031 December 1960

    This folder contains a transcript of a press conference given by President-elect John F. Kennedy at his home in Palm Beach, Florida announcing the appointment of Robert C. Weaver as Administrator of the Housing and Home Finance Agency. Following President-elect Kennedy’s announcement is a statement by Mr. Weaver concerning housing equality. The Pre...

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    HU: 2: Equality of Races: Executive, 1961: 25 January-10 April
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. White House Central Subject Files1961: 25 January-26 April

    Materials in this folder include an inquiry into minority representation in the Coast Guard Academy, a summary of nondiscrimination policies for the Housing and Home Finance Agency, a memorandum containing suggested agenda items for executive action to promote civil rights, memoranda concerning racial discrimination in various United States governm...

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    Housing and Home Finance Agency, 1961: 2 February-12 December
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. White House Staff Files of Lee C. White1961: 2 February-22 December
  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    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...

  • Photograph Folder (this link takes you to a folder of digitized photographs within a collection)
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    AR6339-A. President John F. Kennedy Attends Swearing-in Ceremony for Robert Weaver, Administrator of the Housing and Home Finance Agency
    White House Photographs11 February 1961

    Swearing-in Ceremony for Robert Weaver, Administrator of the Housing and Home Finance Agency, in the White House, Washington, D.C. (L-R) President John F. Kennedy; Robert Weaver and his wife Dr. Ella Haith Weaver.

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