Tag Archives: Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

“As Johnson was sworn in…”

Cecil B. Stoughton, This was the scene in the cabin of the Presidential airplane in Dallas, Nov. 22, 1963, as Lyndon B. Johnson was sworn in shortly after the assassination of John F. Kennedy. Administering the oath was Judge Sarah … Continue reading

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“a few minutes before”… and after

Unidentified photographer, [John F. Kennedy, Jacqueline Kennedy, John Connally, and Nellie Connally in presidential limousine, Dallas], November 22, 1963 (2013.24.1) Pres. Jack Kennedy. Dallas, Texas [Written on verso]. Unidentified photographer, [John F. Kennedy, Jacqueline Kennedy, John Connally, and Nellie Connally in … Continue reading

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“Bright, smart or brilliant, things like that.”

Alfred Gescheidt (1926-2012), Little Italy, Manhattan (Feast of San Gennaro), 1952 (367.1984) [Joseph Ronga, 106 Mulberry St.] Alfred Gescheidt (1926-2012), 42nd Street (Looking West) and Vanderbilt Avenue, 1953 (369.1984) Alfred Gescheidt (1926-2012), 30th Street and Lexington Avenue, NYC (Sunday a.m.), … Continue reading

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Weegee’s October Surprise

Weegee (1899-1968), [Weegee], ca. 1968 (12602.1993) Published together for the first time in almost 50 years. Published for the first time on the Internet. Available nowhere else but Fansinaflashbulb. Together, in a few, probably three, blog posts, a Fansinaflashbulb exclusive… … Continue reading

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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

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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

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“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

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