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Organization: United States. Department of Agriculture
Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.(18)
White House Photographs(8)
John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection(7)
Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. White House Staff Files of Harris Wofford(4)
Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. White House Staff Files of Lee C. White(4)
Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 1960(1)
United States government departments and agencies(25)
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963(10)
Freeman, Orville L. (Orville Lothrop), 1918-2003(9)
McCormack, John (John William), 1891-1980(3)
Ellender, Allen (Allen Joseph), 1890-1972(3)
Everett, Robert A., 1915-1969(3)
Democratic National Committee (U.S.)(3)
United States. Department of Agriculture. Forest Service(3)
United States. Department of Agriculture. Office of Congressional Relations.(3)
United States. Department of Agriculture. Office of the Secretary(2)
United States. Department of the Interior(5)
Cochrane, Willard W. (Willard Wesley), 1914-(1)
Freeman, Orville L. (Orville Lothrop), 1918-2003(3)
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963(1)
McGovern, George S. (George Stanley), 1922-2012(1)
Rowe, Abbie, 1905-1967(7)
Government official. Assistant to the Secretary of Agriculture for Congressional Liaison (1961-68). Correspondence, memorandums, reports, news clippings, and photographs pertaining to the Department of Agriculture and Democratic politics.
Secretary of Agriculture (1961-1969). Correspondence, memorandums, notes, reports, speeches, interviews, diary, and other personal papers. Original diary is on deposit in the Minnesota Historical Society.
Papers 1952-1964. Government official. Assistant Secretary of Agriculture for International Affairs (1963-1964). Speeches, publications.
Photographs and publicity materials, 1955-1964 (bulk 1961-1963). Black-and-white photographs made by the United States Department of Agriculture during John F. Kennedy’s Presidency, featuring John F. Kennedy, Secretary of Agriculture Orville L. Freeman, and others, and images used to illustrate and promote Department of Agriculture programs.
Records 1961-1963. Microfilm copies of subject files. RG16.
Motion picture films and other audiovisual materials created or commissioned by Departments and Agencies of the United States Government, including United States Information Agency / Service (USIA/USIS); Departments of Defense, Army, Air Force, Labor, Commerce, Agriculture, and Interior; National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA); others.
Birkhead discusses his interactions with John F. Kennedy (JFK), during JFK’s years in the U.S. Congress, the 1960 presidential campaign, and the evolution of JFK’s knowledge of and views on agriculture, among other issues.
Birkhead discusses his work on Lyndon Baines Johnson’s speech-writing team during his vice-presidential campaign in 1960, his duties as Secretary of Agriculture for Congressional Liaison, and 1961 feed grains legislation, among other issues.
Birkhead discusses specific agriculture legislation during the Kennedy administration, including among others the 1962 farm bill and 1963 wheat referendum, and Southern members of Congress, among other issues.
Cliff discusses John F. Kennedy’s (JFK) 1963 U.S. conservation tour, JFK’s interest in forestry and conservation, and the formation of the national forest program, among other issues.
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