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  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    Labor, 1961: June-July
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.1961: 2 February-17 July

    This folder contains material collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning the Department of Labor. Topics include raising the minimum wage, a labor dispute between ship owners and operators, unemployment in Michigan, and the Missile Sites Labor Commission. Of note is a paper titled, "The Internationa...

  • Digitized Museum Artifact
    Scrimshaw of a Ship and a Woman
    John F. Kennedy Museum Collection

    Engraved whale tooth depicting the starboard side of a frigate, a three-masted ship, under full sail with guns run out ready for action on the front. The reverse is etched with a woman dressed in 19th century clothing holding an 1818 American flag and standing on a fouled anchor. She is possibly a personification of Commerce or Prosperity. In the b...

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