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    Boston Globe Photograph Collection
    ca. 1897-1962

    Photographs, circa 1897-1962, created and collected for publication in The Boston Globe. Photographs include early images of the John F. Fitzgerald family, the Joseph P. Kennedy family, and John F. Kennedy from childhood through his tenure as Congressman.

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    White House Films
    1945 - 1963

    Films 1945 – 1963 (bulk 1962 – 1963) Color and black-and-white motion picture films produced by the Office of the Naval Aide to the President and the Office of the Military Aide to the President depict President John F. Kennedy and others at official White House ceremonies, performances, and dignitary visits. Additional events include John F. Ken...

  • 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)
    Jose Figueres Ferrer Written Statement - JFK #1, 8/3/1966
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection3 August 1966

    In this written statement Figueres discusses his memories of John F. Kennedy [JFK], the Bay of Pigs invasion, the Social Democratic Movement in Latin America, JFK’s assassination, the Alliance for Progress, and attending JFK’s funeral, among other issues.

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Edmund A. Gullion Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 7/17/1964
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection17 July 1964

    In this interview Gullion discusses his first impressions of and early relationship with Congressman John F. Kennedy [JFK]; JFK’s 1951 visit to Indochina and its affect on his stance on foreign policy; the State Department’s issues with JFK throughout his career; and JFK as a Senator, among other issues.

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    William J. Hartigan Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 4/22/1964
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection22 April 1964

    In this interview Hartigan discusses meeting John F. Kennedy [JFK] for the first time; working with Kenneth P. O’Donnell on JFK’s 1952 Senate campaign; the Democratic Party in Massachusetts; JFK as a Senator; JFK’s try for the vice presidential nomination in 1956; the 1960 Democratic National Convention; the 1960 West Virginia and Wisconsin preside...

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    (Lawrence) Brooks Hays Oral History Interview - JFK #1, ca. 1964
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collectionca. 1964

    In this interview Hays discusses early interactions with John F. Kennedy [JFK]; obstacles to becoming an Assistant Secretary of State and his work in that position; Hays’ trip abroad to visit the Pope; moving over to the White House and his work as a Special Assistant to the President; Federal-State intergovernmental relations; visiting Africa and ...

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Kathryn G. Heath Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 6/29/1971
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection29 June 1971

    In this interview Heath discusses her family and her childhood; how she reached her chosen career path; obstacles to her advancement because of her gender; studying at American University and at Syracuse University; myths of the “male chauvinists’ world”; taking a women’s studies course; working while in school; running a cost of living survey for ...

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    Luther C. Heinz Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 7/20/1970
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection20 July 1970

    In this interview Heinz discusses how he came to work in the Office of International Security Affairs [ISA] in the Department of Defense [DOD]; the changeover in the DOD between the Dwight D. Eisenhower and John F. Kennedy Administrations; Heinz’s view of the Bay of Pigs; the regular operations and organization within ISA, including the different r...

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Luther C. Heinz Oral History Interview - JFK #2, 7/27/1970
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection27 July 1970

    In this interview Heinz discusses his primary contacts in other government agencies; the Vietnam task force; the different political trips and survey missions to Vietnam; the Maxwell D. Taylor-Walt W. Rostow mission to Vietnam and subsequent report; the Ngo Dinh Diem regime; the rise in interest in the concept of counterinsurgency; problems with wo...

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ST-C407-6-63. President John F. Kennedy Receives Navy Jacket Aboard the USS Observation Island

During a visit on board the United States Naval ship USS Observation Island (EAG-154) at s...

The Presidency and Civil Rights - Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt

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Historian Allida Black opened the conference by examining how civil rights issues were ...

Telephone Recordings: Dictation Belt 52.1. Dictated Memoir Entry

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Sound recording of President John F. Kennedy dictating a memoir entry in November 1963. He...