Photograph, Saint Die, France

Photograph, Saint Die, France
ca. 1944
Scenes from Saint Die, France. One photograph is of the ruins of La Maison du Bapteme de l'Amerique, which was destroyed by the Germans in 1944. Before its destruction in World War II, the building was located on a small square in front of The Church of Our Lady of Galilee in Saint-Die-des-Vosges, France. The other photograph is of the Statue de Jules Ferry. Ferry was a French statesman who was born in Saint Die. Mr. Ernest Poignand sent the photographs with a letter written in French dated June 28, 1962, to President John F. Kennedy. The Foreign Service Department sent the translated letter to Evelyn Lincoln on July 9, 1962.
1 page (8 1/2 x 11 inches), including 2 photographic prints (black-and-white; 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches)
Photographer unknown. Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston
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President (1961-1963 : Kennedy). Office of the Personal Secretary. , 1961 - 1963
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