Category Archive: Archival Holdings

Oct
23

USIA Director Edward R. Murrow Audio Recordings Digitized and Available Online

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by Bill Bjelf, Assistant Digital Archivist for Audiovisual Collections A series of materials from the Kennedy Library’s United States Information Agency Audio Recordings Collection has been digitized and made available in the Library’s digital archives. The Director Edward R. Murrow Recordings, 1961-1965, contains audio recordings of speeches and other public appearances of former United States …

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Sep
29

Newly Digitized: Civil Rights Materials from the Burke Marshall Personal Papers

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by Elyse Edwards, Graduate Student Intern (Simmons College GSLIS) In times of great struggle and conflict in the South,” Congressman [John] Lewis said, “during the freedom rides of 1961, when young people were being beaten by angry mobs in Montgomery and when fire hoses and dogs were being turned on people in Birmingham, people always …

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Sep
23

Newly Processed Collection: Lawrence F. O’Brien Personal Papers

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by Abigail Malangone, Processing Archivist We are pleased to announce that the Lawrence F. O’Brien Personal Papers are open and available for research. Lawrence “Larry” O’Brien, of Springfield, Massachusetts, was a member of the inner circle of Kennedy aides that came to be known as the “Irish Mafia.” O’Brien began his association with John F. …

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Sep
15

La Biblioteca Kennedy Recuerda Cineasta Robert Drew

Por Laurie Austin, Archivera de Referencias Audiovisuales Traducción por David Castillo, Interna en la Biblioteca Presidencial John F. Kennedy   (See English version here.) Estamos muy triste saber de la defunción del director de documentales Robert Drew el 30 de julio de 2014. Aunque Drew tenía una carrera larga y distinguida que excedía su connexión …

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Sep
04

The Kennedy Library Remembers Filmmaker Robert Drew

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by Laurie Austin, Audiovisual Reference Archivist   (See Spanish translation here). We were saddened to learn of the passing of documentary filmmaker Robert Drew on July 30, 2014. While Drew had a long and distinguished career that went beyond his connection with John F. Kennedy, we pause a moment to recognize the importance of his …

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