Tag Archives: John F. Kennedy

Presidents’ Day

Unidentified Photographer, [John F. Kennedy taking presidential oath of office under Earl Warren, Washington, DC], January 20, 1961 (2012.95.14) As the month of February marches on and continues to pile on the snow, many of us look forward to Presidents’ … Continue reading

Posted in Fans in a Flashbulb | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Appreciating Lisa Larsen

Alfred Eisenstaedt, [Lisa Larsen], ca. 1953 (2008.4.316) When people think of LIFE’s pioneering female photographers, usually it’s Margaret Bourke White who springs to mind. But much can be said for Lisa Larsen (1925-1959), who photographed a wide array of subjects … Continue reading

Posted in Fans in a Flashbulb | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

November 22, 1963

Unidentified Photographer, [John F. Kennedy, Jacqueline Kennedy, John Connally, and Nellie Connally in presidential limousine, Dallas], November 22, 1963 (2013.25.1) Today is the fiftieth anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy, the thirty-fifth president of the United States. Check … Continue reading

Posted in Fans in a Flashbulb | Tagged | 1 Comment

JFK November 22, 1963: A Bystander’s View of History

Unidentified Photographer, [John Connally, Nellie Connally, John F. Kennedy, and Jacqueline Kennedy in presidential limousine, Dallas], November 22, 1963 (2013.23.1) When President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas, on November 22, 1963, the event and its aftermath were … Continue reading

Posted in Fans in a Flashbulb | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“The Pink Mist”

Abraham Zapruder, [Frame 313 of 8mm home movie of assassination of President John F. Kennedy, Dallas], November 22, 1963 (1846.2005) Zapruder Film © 1967 (Renewed 1995) The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza The morning after President John F. Kennedy’s … Continue reading

Posted in Fans in a Flashbulb | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis: The Original Fan in a Flashbulb

In Cornell Capa’s introduction to The Concerned Photographer (1968), he explains that the Fund for Concerned Photography was “born out of respect for the image of the past, anxiety for the photographic direction of the present, and concern about the … Continue reading

Posted in Fans in a Flashbulb | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

John F. Kennedy Scrapbook

Unidentified artist, [John F. Kennedy Scrapbook], ca. 1968 Befitting its subject (Jack and Jackie) this handsome and rather large (16.5″ x 18.5″ x 2.5″ and about 200 pages) album is full of meticulously and artistically arranged images from media (magazines … Continue reading

| Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments