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Medal of Honor, Medal of Freedom

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    Digital Identifier:
    JFKPOF-102-006
    Title:
    Medal of Honor, Medal of Freedom
    Date(s) of Materials:
    21 April 1962-4 July 1963
    Folder Description:
    This folder contains materials collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning the Medal of Honor and the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Materials in this folder include ceremony programs, copies of citations, memoranda concerning the organization of ceremonies, lists of recipients with biographical information, background information on the history of the Medal of Honor, press releases of announcements announcing the award recipients, and a draft of President Kennedy's speech for a ceremony written by Special Counsel and speechwriter Theodore Sorensen with handwritten notations by the President.
    Extent:
    100 digital pages
    Collection:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.
    Finding Aid | Digitized Content
    Series Number:
    08.
    Series Name:
    Subjects.
    Preferred Citation:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files. Subjects. Medal of Honor, Medal of Freedom
    Physical Description:
    100 digital pages
    Media Type:
    Paper
    Use Restriction Note:
    Some of the archival materials in this collection may be subject to copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Users of these materials are advised to determine the copyright status of any document from which they wish to publish.
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