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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 sleep...

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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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    Federal Budget Simulation Lesson Plan

    In this lesson plan, high school students debate our nation’s priorities by establishing their own “simulated” federal budgets. After analyzing the FY 2015 discretionary budget, students will be asked to design a FY 2016 budget with a group of their peers. Through the simulation, students will learn the importance of the budgeting...

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    Black Jack's Saber and Scabbard

    Medium: Steel, wood Dimensions: Overall: 36 1/2 in. (92.7 cm) In the funeral procession, a magnificent black gelding, with an empty saddle, saber, and boots reversed in the stirrups, followed the caisson bearing President Kennedy's coffin. The riderless horse is one of the highest military honors bestowed upon the fallen.  This saber with...

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    IFP:97C "The World Mourns: John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 1917-1963"
    23-25 November 1963

    Accession Number: IFP:97C Description: "The World Mourns: John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 1917-1963." Partial Audio. A procession to the Capitol, where President John F. Kennedy's body is placed within the Rotunda. Mrs. Jacqueline Kennedy leads the walking procession to St. Matthew's Cathedral, where mass is held. Dignitaries from around the world assembl...

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    Federal Budget Simulation

    Topics: Civic Education, Economics, Government In this lesson plan, high school students debate our nation’s priorities by establishing their own “simulated” federal budgets. After analyzing the FY 2015 discretionary budget, students will be asked to design a FY 2016 budget with a group of their peers. Through the simulation, stu...

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    A Nation Remembers

    John Fitzgerald Kennedy, thirty-fifth President of the United States, was assassinated on November 22, 1963, in Dallas, Texas. President Kennedy’s funeral and procession to Arlington National Cemetery were filled with the solemn pomp and pageantry befitting an epic tragedy. If the vile act of the assassination shook the nation, the beauty and...

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    Digital Collections

    We are in the process of digitizing many of our archival holdings, which include textual, audiovisual, and artifactual collections. Some collections are digitized in full, such as the President's Office Files and the John F. Kennedy Personal Papers. Other collections, including the White House Photographs and the Presidential Recordings, are d...

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    Federal Budget Simulation Lesson Plan

    In this lesson plan, high school students debate our nation’s priorities by establishing their own “simulated” federal budgets. After analyzing the FY 2015 discretionary budget, students will be asked to design a FY 2016 budget with a group of their peers. Through the simulation, students will learn the importance of the budgeting...

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    IFP:88A "Final Tribute: Mrs. Roosevelt Laid to Rest"
    10 November 1962

    IFP:88A "Final Tribute: Mrs. Roosevelt Laid to Rest" 11/10/1962.

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IFP:85E "President Calls for Economic Co-Operation"

IFP:85E "President Calls for Economic Co-Operation" 6/11/1962.

IFP:85E "President Calls for Economic Co-Operation" 6/11/1962.