Category Archive: Kennedy Colleagues

Aug
27

Personal Recollections of Corinne “Lindy” Boggs

U.S. Congressional Representative from Louisiana Thomas Hale Boggs visiting President John F. Kennedy in the Oval Office along with his wife, Lindy Boggs, and two other unidentified women. White House, Washington D.C., November 5, 1963 [WHP-ST-C380-2-63]

by Sarah Jennette, Graduate Student Intern (Simmons College GSLIS) The Oral History Collection at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library includes an interview with Corinne “Lindy” Boggs, a notable member of the House of Representatives from Louisiana and a longtime friend of the Kennedy family. Sadly, Boggs passed away at her home in Maryland on …

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Aug
24

“Archiving Your Peace Corps History”: A Presentation at the 2013 Peace Corps Connect Conference

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by Christina Lehman Fitzpatrick, Processing Archives Technician I was pleased to participate in the Peace Corps Connect conference held in Boston on June 28-29. This event was the second annual gathering of the National Peace Corps Association. Because President Kennedy established the Peace Corps in 1961, the Kennedy Library has several archival collections pertaining to …

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Jun
25

The Peace Corps Goes to the Yarm School

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by Maura Porter, Declassification Archivist Recently I had the pleasure of speaking to a group of intelligent and committed young students at the Yarm School in northern England. My goddaughter is a student at the school and she asked me to speak about President Kennedy when I visited with her and her family on vacation. …

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Dec
11

Creating a Digital Collection: The John L. Saltonstall Papers

Statement supporting Senator John F. Kennedy’s 1960 presidential campaign signed by Upton Sinclair, undated. John L. Saltonstall Personal papers, Box 1, Folder: Committee of Arts, Letters, and Sciences for Kennedy for President: Acceptance of invitations. [JLSPP-001-002-p0012] http://www.jfklibrary.org/Asset-Viewer/Archives/JLSPP-001-002.aspx

by Jane Silva, Graduate Student Intern (UMass Boston) As a graduate student in the History Department’s Archives track at the University of Massachusetts Boston, I was required to complete a 120 hour internship at an archival institution to gain practical experience in the Archives field. At first I thought there was nothing I could learn …

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Mar
26

Creating a Media Gallery on Jacqueline Kennedy’s Trip to India and Pakistan: An Inside Look

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by Colleen Cooney Fifty years ago this month, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy traveled to India and Pakistan. Although the trip was not an official State visit, Mrs. Kennedy attended various functions as an official representative of her husband, President Kennedy. Our new media gallery, which draws together museum artifacts, audiovisual assets, and textual documents from …

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