Photographs, 1919-1963 (bulk 1937-1963). Photographs of John F. Kennedy, his family, his friends and colleagues, and his political activities. Contains photographs of Kennedy's early years, family homes, his naval service during World War II, and his political activities in the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s. The largest portions of this collection cover Kennedy's Senate Years (1953-1960), and the 1960 Presidential Campaign.
Photographs, circa 1880-1972. Primarily 8” x 10” black-and-white prints. Images made by Boston Herald photographers and the Associated Press wire services, featuring John F. Kennedy and the Kennedy family at various events during his tenure as Congressman through his presidency. Also included are historic family photographs as well as images of John F. Kennedy’s assassination and memorial services, Jacqueline Kennedy’s life through 1969, and the creation of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library.
Guests listen to a speech during the General Assembly of the United Nations at the General Assembly Hall, United Nations Headquarters, New York City, New York. First row (L-R): Jayne Wrightsman; First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy; Jean Kennedy Smith; Eunice Kennedy Shriver; Patricia “Pat” Kennedy Lawford. Second row (L-R): Nancy Salinger (wife of the Press Secretary); Ethel Kennedy; Virginia Rusk (wife of the Secretary of State); Eleanor Roosevelt.
President John F. Kennedy prepares to sign the S-610 Act, establishing the United States Travel Service within the Department of Commerce. (L-R) Unidentified man, Kennedy family friend Kirk LeMoyne “Lem” Billings, unidentified man, Congressman Robert W. Hemphill (South Carolina), unidentified man, Congressman Peter F. Mack (Illinois), Congressman Milton W. Glenn (New Jersey), Congressman John B. Bennett (Michigan), Congressman Oren Harris (Arkansas), President Kennedy, unidentified man (in back), Senator Warren G. Magnuson (Washington), Chairman of the European Travel Commission Manolita T. Doelger, Senator John O. Pastore (Rhode Island), and Secretary of Commerce Luther Hodges (in back). Oval Office, White House, Washington, D.C.
Astronaut Lieutenant Colonel John H. Glenn, Jr. (reaching into the capsule) shows President John F. Kennedy (right) the space capsule Friendship 7 following the presentation ceremony of his National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Distinguished Service Medal at Hangar 'S,’ Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Brevard County, Florida. The Friendship 7 carried Lieutenant Colonel Glenn in orbit around the earth three times. Those looking on include: President Kennedy's brother-in-law Prince Stanislaus Radziwill of Poland (in back, left of Glenn), Senator Robert Kerr of Oklahoma (mostly hidden, directly behind Glenn, wearing glasses), Congressman Harold C. Ostertag of New York (in back, right of Senator Kerr), Special Assistant to the President Lawrence “Larry” O’Brien (mostly hidden behind Congressman Ostertag), Congressman A. Sydney Herlong, Jr. of Florida (in back, right of Senator Kerr, wearing glasses), Congressman Dante B. Fascell of Florida (partially hidden, in front of Congressman Herlong), Lieutenant Colonel Glenn's son David Glenn (right of Glenn, facing away), his daughter Lyn Glenn (mostly hidden, left of President Kennedy), Senator George Smathers of Florida (in back, left of President Kennedy), Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson (at far right edge of image), and Congressman Paul G. Rogers of Florida (left of Vice President Johnson).