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White House Photographs
Meeting with Appalachian Governors. L-R: Governor of North Carolina, Terry Sanford; Governor of Virginia, J. Lindsay Almond, Jr.; Governor of Tennessee, Buford Ellington; Governor of Kentucky, Bert T. Combs; President John F. Kennedy; Governor of Pennsylvania, David L. Lawrence; Governor of Maryland, J. Millard Tawes; Governor of Alabama, John Patterson; Governor of West Virginia, William W. Barron. Cabinet Room, White House, Washington, D.C.
Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 1960
This folder contains letters sent to Senator John F. Kennedy and members of his staff from various individuals of Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and Washington D.C. concerning the role of religion in the 1960 campaign, the prospect of a Catholic president, the distribution of anti-Catholic materials, and support for the Senator’s campaign.
John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection
In this interview Hill discusses working on John F. Kennedy’s [JFK] 1960 presidential campaign; the negative reaction to Lyndon B. Johnson as the vice-presidential candidate in the South and among African-Americans; difficulties for the Southern operations of the JFK campaign; getting the African-American vote in the South for JFK in the 1960 election; working with and around different civil rights groups and leaders in the 1960 campaign; other campaign staff members at the federal and state levels; attempts to solve the problem of discrimination in housing during JFK’s Administration; the Federal Housing Administration, including staff and directives and projects in the South; the President’s Committee on Equal Opportunities in Housing; and the 1962 executive order in housing, among other issues.
Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. White House Central Subject Files
Materials in this folder include letters from various people condemning the Administration’s policy of integration; memoranda and letters concerning desegregation in Tennessee cities, including Memphis; telegrams regarding an incident of racial discrimination against two United States soldiers in Killeen, Texas; and letters inquiring into the future of children affected by the closing of public schools in Prince Edward County, Virginia.
Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. White House Staff Files of Lee C. White
Photograph of state Governors at the Area Redevelopment Advisory Policy Board Conference of Appalachian Governors. Seated (L-R): William L. Batt, Administrator of the Area Redevelopment Administration; Secretary of Commerce, Luther H. Hodges; President John F. Kennedy; Robert C. Weaver, Administrator of the Housing and Home Finance Agency; and Secretary of the Interior, Stewart L. Udall. Standing (L-R): Unidentified man; James Webb, Administrator for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA); Secretary of Agriculture, Orville Freeman; unidentified man; Governor of Maryland, J. Millard Tawes; Governor of Tennessee, Frank G. Clement; Governor of West Virginia, William W. Barron; Governor of Virginia, Albertis S. Harrison; Governor of Kentucky, Bert T. Combs; Under Secretary of Commerce, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr.; and two unidentified men. Cabinet Room, White House, Washington, D.C. Verso is stamped: “27912, 9 April 1963.”