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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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    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"

IFP:97C "The World Mourns: John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 1917-1963" 11/23-25/1963.

Accession Number: IFP:97C Description: "The World Mourns: John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 1917-19...