Category Archive: Kennedy Colleagues

Apr
28

A Bunny in the Rose Garden

Rose Garden construction progress photo, with close up of woman featured in background, April 4, 1962. [WHP-KN-20842 (edited)].

by Maryrose Grossman, Audiovisual Reference Archivist Now that spring is blooming, the White House Rose Garden–the most prominent horticultural display on the grounds of the Presidential mansion–comes to mind. Bordering the Oval Office and the West Wing of the White House since 1913, the White House Rose Garden has long been the setting for official …

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Permanent link to this article: http://archiveblog.jfklibrary.org/2014/04/a-bunny-in-the-rose-garden/

Mar
27

Finding Inspiration in the Archives: Honoring Women at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library

JFKWHP-AR7035-A. Meeting with President’s Commission on the Status of Women, 12 February 1962
[View entire folder here:
http://www.jfklibrary.org/Asset-Viewer/Archives/JFKWHP-1962-02-12-A.aspx]

by Lindsay Closterman and Nicola Mantzaris, Metadata Catalogers, White House Photographs As National Women’s History Month comes to a close, we want to pay tribute to the women represented in the collections of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library who were instrumental in shaping the landscape of American politics and human rights. In the research …

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Permanent link to this article: http://archiveblog.jfklibrary.org/2014/03/honoring-national-womens-history-month/

Feb
12

Now Fully Digitized: The White House Staff Files of Lee C. White

JFKWHSFLCW-019-001-p0001

by Tricia Patterson, Graduate Student Intern (Simmons College GSLIS) We are happy to report that the White House Staff Files of Lee C. White is now fully digitized and available on our website. Lee Calvin White was born in Omaha, Nebraska on September 1, 1923. He remained in Nebraska to earn both his bachelor’s and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://archiveblog.jfklibrary.org/2014/02/new-digital-collection-white-house-staff-files-of-lee-c-white/

Feb
10

New Digital Collection: White House Staff Files of Sanford L. Fox

Menu for a luncheon for Prime Minister Gerhardsen of Norway and Mrs. Gerhardsen.
[View entire folder here: http://www.jfklibrary.org/Asset-Viewer/Archives/JFKWHSFSLF-013-012.aspx]

by Kelly Francis, Assistant Digital Archivist for Textual Collections The White House Staff Files of Sanford L. Fox is one of the more interesting collections at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, and it’s also the most recent addition to our digital collections. Sanford Fox came to work in the White House in 1952, ultimately …

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Permanent link to this article: http://archiveblog.jfklibrary.org/2014/02/1223/

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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Permanent link to this article: http://archiveblog.jfklibrary.org/2013/08/personal-recollections-of-corrine-lindy-boggs/

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