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Kennedy Family Collection
The Kennedy children swim in the pool at the Kennedy family home in Palm Beach, Florida. Left to right: Rosemary Kennedy; Robert F. Kennedy (facing away from camera); Patricia Kennedy; Jean Kennedy. Nanny to the Kennedy children, Katherine Conboy, sits at far left. [Notes: Negative is double exposed. The second, overlying image depicts Edward M. Kennedy standing with governess to the Kennedy children, Alice Cahill, at the edge of the pool.]
Kennedy Family Collection
This photograph album, compiled by Kathleen “Kick” Kennedy, documents various moments in the lives of the Kennedy family between 1922 and 1944, with most materials dating between 1931 and 1944. Photographs capture Kathleen with family and friends during time spent at their residences in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts; Bronxville, New York; and Palm Beach, Florida. Other photographs capture family members and friends in Plymouth, Massachusetts; at the American Embassy in London, England; aboard an ocean liner traveling from England to the United States; and at various other locations. In addition to Kathleen, those pictured include her parents, Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr., and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy; her grandparents, John F. “Honey Fitz” Fitzgerald and Mary Josephine Hannon Fitzgerald; her siblings, Joseph P. “Joe” Kennedy, Jr., John F. "Jack" Kennedy, Rosemary Kennedy, Eunice Kennedy, Patricia “Pat” Kennedy, Robert F. “Bob/Bobby” Kennedy, Jean Kennedy, and Edward M. “Ted” Kennedy; her aunt, Agnes Fitzgerald Gargan, and uncle, Joseph Francis Gargan, Sr.; her cousins, John F. “Jackie” Fitzgerald, Marion Eunice Fitzgerald, Mary Jo Gargan, Joseph Francis “Joey” Gargan, Jr., and Ann Gargan; nanny to the Kennedy children, Katherine “Kicko/Kiko” Conboy; governesses to the Kennedy children, Alice Cahill and Elizabeth Dunn; nurse to the Kennedy children, Luella Hennessey; and Kennedy family friends Edward E. Moore, Sally Bottomley, Anne McDonnell, Mary Frances "Sancy" Falvey, Grover Loening, Tom Killefer, Kirk LeMoyne “Lem” Billings, Max O’Rell Truitt, Paul Jerome "Boogie" Chase, Harriet “Etsie” Wells, David L. “Dave” Hackett, and Michael J. “Mike” Egan. Other friends identified in original captions and inscriptions include Mary Louise Ghert, Mary Hubbard, Donald “Donny” Cobb, Tommy Dean, Joey Crowley, Jean Duff, “Rita,” “Jimmy,” “Frances,” “Frankie,” and “Barbara,” as well as a woman named “Mrs. Greene,” identified as Jean’s godmother. Also pictured are horses and other animals, including two of the Kennedy family’s dogs, Fury and Spooky, as well as boats, including Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr.'s, yacht, the “Davilis.” Original handwritten captions are present on many of the support leaves and on the versos of some of the photographs. This album contains 191 photographic prints and three photographic postcards.