Tag Archives: John F. Kennedy

Memorial Day: John F. Kennedy’s 100 birthday

Associated Press, Unidentified Photographer, [John F. Kennedy], 1925 (2012.91.4) Unidentified Photographer, [John F. Kennedy, Solomon Islands], 1943 (2012.91.8) Cornell Capa, [John F. Kennedy and his wife, Jackie, campaigning in New York], October 19, 1960 (124.2004) Associated Press, Unidentified Photographer, [President-elect John F. … Continue reading

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Vote

Vu, “They will vote…” May 8, 1929, (2009.52.43) Unidentified Photographer, [Senator John F. Kennedy giving a campaign speech, Alexandria, Virginia], August 24, 1960 (2013.96.24) ALEXANDRIA, VA., AUG. 24 — CAMPAIGNS IN VIRGINIA — Sen. John F. Kennedy of Massachusetts, Democratic … Continue reading

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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

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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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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

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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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