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    LOOK Magazine Photograph Collection
    1957-1963

    Photographs, 1957-1963. 8” x 10” black-and-white prints. Images made by LOOK Magazine, Cowles Communications, Inc., featuring John F. Kennedy at various events during his tenure as Senator through his presidency. Members of the Kennedy family, Kennedy administration and foreign dignitaries also appear.

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    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. White House Staff Files of 'Jack' McNally
    1960-1963

    White House Staff Files 1960-1963. Staff Assistant to the President for Congressional Liaison, member, White House special projects staff (1961-1963). Letters, lists, manifests and diagrams relating to the 1960 Campaign, Presidential and staff travel, White House Tours Reading Files, materials relating to gifts offered to the President and his fami...

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    John F. Kennedy Museum Collection

    The museum collection of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum comprises some 20,000 three-dimensional objects and works of art, including many objects of extraordinary historical significance and value. Among the collection are gifts, including those presented to President Kennedy by state and national leaders as well as the charming...

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    Gifts from Heads of State

    Gifts given to President John F. Kennedy by foreign heads of state. Includes several gifts from foreign state and local government.

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    United States Army Signal Corps Photograph Collection
    1955-1964

    Photographs, 1955-1964. Color and black-and-white prints with corresponding negatives made by United States Army Signal Corps photographers, featuring John F. Kennedy at various events in 1955 and from 1960 to 1963. Images include President Kennedy with administration officials, legislative leaders, and international dignitaries; in West Germany du...

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    Bible
    Gifts from Heads of Stateca. 1760

    Bible with a leather cover and vellum pages. Bible is written in Ge'ez, the liturgical language of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church and the medium of traditional Ethiopian learning and scholarship.

  • Digitized Museum Artifact
    Ring Stand
    Gifts from Heads of State1769

    Antique silver dish ring stand. Openwork and chased silver dish ring engraved with two pheasants among flowers and a cartouche with a crest flanked by a figure on the left and a wolf on the right. Three of four hallmarks are legible: the crowned harp certifies that the ring is 92.5% pure silver, Hibernia seated certifies proper excise duty was paid...

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    Nimcha Sword and Sheath
    Gifts from Heads of State19th century

    Sword with hilt and silver knuckle guard, which is formed by a long turned down quillon. The grip is composed of fluted wood. The sheath is covered with chased silver plating. The steel blade is slightly curved.

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    Drinking Horn
    Gifts from Heads of State19th century

    Drinking horn made from a bovine horn. The horn is decorated with engraved silver and niello (a metallic alloy of sulfur and silver) at the open end and at the mouth piece. The mouth piece is shaped like the head of a bird. Attached to the horn is a silver chain strap.

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    Punch Bowl with Base
    Gifts from Heads of Stateearly 19th century

    Large bowl and footed stand made of crystal cut with alternating panels of diamonds and fluting and sixteen fan-shaped lobes on the rim.

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ST-C83-22-63. Easter Gift

A jukebox, gift-wrapped for Easter, sits on display at the residence President John F. Ken...

The Golden Age of the US Senate

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Ira Shapiro, the author of The Last Great Senate: Courage and Statesmanship in Times of...

Meetings: Tape 118/A54. Meeting on Civil Rights Legislation, 29 October 1963

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Sound recording of a meeting on civil rights legislation held on October 29, 1963, between...