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Kennedy Family Collection
This photograph album, compiled by Kathleen "Kick" Kennedy, documents her life, travels, and social activities from 1939 to 1942. Photographs document time spent at the Kennedy family’s residences in Palm Beach in Florida, Hyannis Port in Massachusetts, and Bronxville in New York; aboard the S.S. Washington en route to New York City, New York, from Europe; at the 1939 New York World’s Fair; in Sainte-Marguerite-du-lac-Masson in Quebec, Canada; at the Maryland Hunt Cup near Reisterstown, Maryland; at the Berkshire Music Festival (now called the Tanglewood Music Festival) in Lenox, Massachusetts; at Bailey’s Beach in Newport, Rhode Island; as a bridesmaid in the wedding of Kennedy family friend, Anne McDonnell, to Henry Ford II, in Southampton, New York; at the Edgartown Regatta on Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts; on a camping trip in Wise River, Montana; on a trip to England; at the Beachcomber Lounge in Boston, Massachusetts; at Club Waikiki in New York City; at the Scranton family estate in Scranton, Pennsylvania; on Lake Minnetonka in Minnesota; at the Coleman and Schweppe family estates in Lake Forest, Illinois; and at parties at both Kathleen’s apartment and the apartment of Kennedy family friend Inga Arvad in Washington, D.C. Other locations pictured include Narragansett, Rhode Island; Greenwich, Connecticut; Lexington and Chatham, Massachusetts; Seminole, Florida; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and Charleston, South Carolina. Family members pictured in photographs include Kathleen’s parents, Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr., and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy; her siblings, Joseph P. “Joe” Kennedy, Jr., John F. “Jack” Kennedy, Eunice Kennedy, Patricia “Pat” Kennedy, Robert F. “Bob/Bobbie” [sic] Kennedy; Jean Kennedy, and Edward M. “Ted/Teddy” Kennedy; her grandparents, John F. “Honey Fitz” Fitzgerald and Mary Josephine Hannon Fitzgerald; and cousin, Joseph Francis “Joey” Gargan, Jr. Over one hundred friends and acquaintances also appear in photographs, many of whom are identified in original captions. Those who appear more than once within the album include: Edward E. Moore and Mary Moore; Tom Killefer; Torbert "Torb" Macdonald; Richard J. “Dick” Cotter, Jr.; Nancy Van Vleck; Beverly A. “Bev” Bogert; C. Z. “Cizzie” Cochrane; John “Zeke” Coleman, Jr.; Nancy Tenney; Charlotte McDonnell; Francis Huger “Mac” McAdoo, Jr.; Cynthia “Cynth” McAdoo; Kirk LeMoyne “Lem/Leem” Billings; Thomas Henry “Harry” Dixon; John “Johnny” Pyne; Appie Whitney; Eben Pyne; Alison “Allie/Ally” Pyne; Cammann “Cam” Newberry; Constance “Connie” Shepard; James Ayer “Jim” Rousmaniere; Helen MacDonald; Marie Murray; Cyrus Robinson “Cy” Taylor; Nelson Macy, Jr.; William Fuller “Bill” Borland; George Morris Cheston; William Warren “Bill” Scranton; Abbott Widdicombe; Gaspard d’Andelot “Don” Belin; Harriet Bundy “Hattie” Belin; Stanley Rogers “Stan” Resor; Anne Reed; Charles Alfred “Chuckie/Chucky” Pillsbury; Jane "Pil" Pillsbury; Muriel Macy; Demarest "Demi" Lloyd, Jr.; George Houk Mead, Jr.; Richard R. “Dick” Flood; Elizabeth Wayne “Betty” Coxe; Charles “Chuck” Spalding; Inga Arvad; and Mary Dickey. Also pictured are industrialist Henry Ford, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and Clementine Ogilvy Spencer Churchill. Original handwritten captions are written in black ink on many of the leaves. This photograph album contains 636 photographic prints and two photo fragments.