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    Correspondence regarding 1960 convention, 1959
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.1959: 21 January-25 August

    This folder contains correspondence collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, both during and prior to his Presidency, concerning the Democratic National Convention for Senator Kennedy's successful 1960 presidential campaign.

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    Statement announcing Lyndon Johnson as Vice Presidential candidate, 1960
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.ca. July 1960

    This folder contains a draft of Presidential candidate John F. Kennedy's statement announcing Texas Senator Lyndon Johnson as Vice Presidential candidate with handwritten notations by then Senator Kennedy.

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    Convention, congratulatory letters, 1960
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.1960: 8 July-8 August

    This folder contains congratulatory letters collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, written to then Senator Kennedy regarding his nomination at the Democratic National Convention. Of note is a telegram from entertainer Harpo Marx.

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    Official tally sheet used at the Convention, 13 July 1960
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.13 July 1960

    This folder contains the official ballot sheets used at the 1960 Democratic National Convention.

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    Convention acceptance speech, "The New Frontier," 15 July 1960
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.15 July 1960

    This folder contains copies of Presidential candidate John F. Kennedy's acceptance speech at the Democratic Convention, a speech which later became known as "The New Frontier." In his remarks, then Senator Kennedy famously states, "The New Frontier of which I speak is not a set of promises-- it is a set of challenges. It sums up not what I intend...

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    C.D. Scott memoranda to Senator Henry Jackson at the Democratic National Committee, 4 September 1960
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.September 1960: 3-4

    This folder contains materials collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, both during and prior to his Presidency, concerning the focus on Senator Kennedy's Catholicism during his successful 1960 presidential campaign. Materials in this folder include a newspaper article, a memorandum, maps, and a letter to W...

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    Correction, Please! bulletins, 1960: September-November
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.14 September 1960-14 February 1961

    This folder contains materials collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning the publication Correction, Please!, a series of newsletters published by the Democratic National Committee devoted to addressing the issues raised by Vice President Richard Nixon during the 1960 presidential campaign. Materi...

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    Speech, Youngstown, Ohio, 9 October 1960
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.9 October 1960

    This folder contains a reading copy with handwritten notations of then Senator (and Presidential candidate) John F. Kennedy's speech in Youngstown, Ohio concerning the decline of the American steel industry. In his remarks, Senator Kennedy explains the local and national consequences of decreased steel production, and explains that the Democratic ...

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