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    Veronika Scott 2012

    Two years ago, Veronika Scott, then an industrial design major at Detroit’s College for Creative Studies, began working on a class assignment: “Design to fill a need.” She spent months at a community shelter, learning about the needs of the homeless men and women she met. In particular, she was struck by the needs of those who preferred sleeping on...

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    Gerald Ford (2001)

    President Gerald Ford was honored for his courage in making a controversial decision of conscience to pardon former President Richard M. Nixon. On September 8, 1974, President Ford granted a “full, free and absolute pardon” to former President Nixon “for all offenses against the United States which he...has committed or may have committed or taken ...

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    Jack “Bumby” Hemingway and Patrick “Mouse” Hemingway Reading at their Home in Cuba
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    Accession Number: EH07489S Description: Jack “Bumby” Hemingway, sitting in a chair, and Patrick “Mouse” Hemingway, kneeling beside chair, reading in the living room at their home, Finca Vigia, San Francisco de Paula, Cuba. Credit Line: Ernest Hemingway Collection. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston....

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    Spencer Tracy and Ernest Hemingway with Friends at La Florida (“Floridita”), Havana, Cuba
    Circa 1955

    Accession Number: EH05084P Description: Ernest Hemingway sitting with friends at the bar at La Florida (“Floridita”), Havana, Cuba. L-R: Roberto Herrera, Byra "Puck" Whittlesey, Jack "Bumby" Hemingway, Spencer Tracy, Ernest Hemingway, Mary Hemingway and unidentified bartender. Credit Line: Ernest Hemingway Colle...

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    Roy Barnes (2003)

    In January 2001, in his first term as governor of Georgia, Roy Barnes succeeded where his predecessors had failed, winning the state legislature’s approval for a new state flag that minimized the prominence of the Confederate battle emblem, which had long been a focus of intense political conflict in the American South. Barnes undertook the effort ...

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    Shirley Franklin (2005)

    2005 Profile in Courage Award Recipient Shirley Franklin became Mayor of Atlanta in 2001, having never before run for public office. She inherited an $82 million budget deficit – about a fifth of the city’s total budget – and a crisis of confidence in the public management of the city. Atlanta’s sewer system needed immediate and massive repairs, an...

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    John McCain (1999)

    Two U.S. Senators who reached across the aisle to join forces in a bi-partisan effort to reform the way political campaigns are financed were the recipients of the 1999 Profile in Courage Award. Republican Senator John McCain of Arizona and Democratic Senator Russell Feingold of Wisconsin were honored for seeking to address their respective party’s...

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    Lateefah Simon 2010

    Lateefah Simon, 33, has advocated tirelessly on behalf of communities of color, youth and women since her teenage years. At age 15, she joined the Center for Young Women's Development, an outreach organization led by young women to provide peer-to-peer support to at-risk girls and young women in San Francisco. Simon began as a volunteer and eventua...

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    Poetry and Power - The Inaugural Address of John F. Kennedy

    “Poetry and Power” presents documents from the Kennedy Presidential Library Archives that trace the evolution of President Kennedy’s inaugural address.  This exhibit focuses on the drafting of President Kennedy’s inaugural address between the election on November 8, 1960, and the inauguration on January 20, 1961. Many of the notes and drafts provid...

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EH8499P Patrick “Mouse” Hemingway Painting at Finca Vigia

EH08499P Patrick “Mouse” Hemingway painting a kitten on the porch at Finca Vigia, San Francisco de Paula, Cuba

Accession Number: EH08499P Description: Ernest Hemingway's son, Patrick “Mouse&rd...