John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, Boston Photos

John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 35th US President (1961-1963) lived (1917-1963) life is celebrated at his library overlooking Boston Harbor. The striking building was designed by noted architect I.M. Pei which opened in 1979. Kennedy's accomplishments featured are his heroic service on PT-109 in WW II, his rise to the Presidency, social reform, the space age, & his love of the arts. His wife Jackie & brothers Bobby & Teddy formed the core of a political dynasty.

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John Fitzgerald Kennedy Library overlooks Boston skyline & bay from the campus of University of Massachusetts at Boston. Boston, MA.John Fitzgerald Kennedy Library. Boston, MA.Black & white monolithic structures of Kennedy Library. Boston, MA.John Fitzgerald Kennedy's sailboat outside his Presidential Library. Boston, MA.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy Library overlooks Boston skyline & bay from the campus of University of Massachusetts at Boston. Boston, MA.John Fitzgerald Kennedy Library (1979). Boston, MA. Architect: I.M. Pei.Black & white monolithic structures of Kennedy Library. Boston, MA.John Fitzgerald Kennedy's sailboat outside his Presidential Library. Boston, MA.
Sweeping exterior staircase of Kennedy Library. Boston, MA.Exterior of glass atrium of JFK Library. Boston, MA.Glass window patterns of JFK Library. Boston, MA.Ship's bell at Kennedy Library. Boston, MA.
Sweeping exterior staircase of Kennedy Library. Boston, MA.Exterior of glass atrium of JFK Library. Boston, MA.Glass window patterns of JFK Library. Boston, MA.Ship's bell at Kennedy Library. Boston, MA.
Detail of tubing supporting atrium of JFK Library. Boston, MA.Atrium of JFK Library. Boston, MA.Flag hangs in atrium of JFK Library. Boston, MA.Concave windowed wall in atrium of JFK Library. Boston, MA.
Detail of tubing supporting atrium of JFK Library. Boston, MA.Atrium of JFK Library. Boston, MA.Flag hangs in atrium of JFK Library. Boston, MA.Concave windowed wall in atrium of JFK Library. Boston, MA.
Kennedy's PT109 being sliced in two by WWII Japanese destroyer Amagiri in painting by Gerard Richardson in JFK Library. Boston, MA.Model of PT109 where Kennedy showed his heroism in JFK Library. Boston, MA.Coconut on which Kennedy cut message for help after sinking of PT109 & which he kept in 'white House in JFK Library. Boston, MA.J.F. Kennedy's medal of heroism & purple heart in JFK Library. Boston, MA.
Kennedy's PT109 being sliced in two by WWII Japanese destroyer Amagiri in painting by Gerard Richardson in JFK Library. Boston, MA.Model of PT109 where Kennedy showed his heroism in JFK Library. Boston, MA.Coconut on which Kennedy cut message for help after sinking of PT109 & which he kept in 'white House in JFK Library. Boston, MA.J.F. Kennedy's medal of heroism & purple heart in JFK Library. Boston, MA.
Graphic for Democratic National Convention in Los Angeles in JFK Library. Boston, MA.Delegate badge for 1960 Democratic National Convention in Los Angeles in JFK Library. Boston, MA.Win with Kennedy straw hat in JFK Library. Boston, MA.Kennedy for President poster in JFK Library. Boston, MA.
Graphic for Democratic National Convention in Los Angeles (1960) in JFK Library. Boston, MA.Delegate badge for 1960 Democratic National Convention in Los Angeles in JFK Library. Boston, MA.Win with Kennedy straw hat in JFK Library. Boston, MA.Kennedy for President poster in JFK Library. Boston, MA.
Kennedy / Johnson poster in JFK Library. Boston, MA.Replica of Kennedy campaign headquarters office in JFK Library. Boston, MA.1960's desk for campaign in JFK Library. Boston, MA.Kennedy presidential campaign buttons in JFK Library. Boston, MA.
Kennedy / Johnson poster in JFK Library. Boston, MA.Replica of Kennedy campaign headquarters office in JFK Library. Boston, MA.1960's desk for campaign in JFK Library. Boston, MA.Kennedy presidential campaign buttons in JFK Library. Boston, MA.
Kennedy campaign button in JFK Library. Boston, MA.Kitchen appliances from 1960s in JFK Library. Boston, MA.45 rpm records from Kennedy era in JFK Library. Boston, MA.TV camera used in first Kennedy-Nixon debate by WBBM-TV Chicago now in JFK Library. Boston, MA.
Kennedy campaign button in JFK Library. Boston, MA.Kitchen appliances from 1960s in JFK Library. Boston, MA.45 rpm records from Kennedy era in JFK Library. Boston, MA.TV camera used in first Kennedy-Nixon debate by WBBM-TV Chicago now in JFK Library. Boston, MA.
Antique TV audio control panel used in Kennedy-Nixon debate by WBBM-TV Chicago in JFK Library. Boston, MA.Kennedy inauguration badge in JFK Library. Boston, MA.Project Mercury space suit in JFK Library. Boston, MA.Hard hat given to Kennedy when he toured Cape Canaveral in JFK Library. Boston, MA.
Antique TV audio control panel used in Kennedy-Nixon debate by WBBM-TV Chicago in JFK Library. Boston, MA.Kennedy inauguration badge in JFK Library. Boston, MA.Project Mercury space suit in JFK Library. Boston, MA.Hard hat given to Kennedy when he toured Cape Canaveral in JFK Library. Boston, MA.
Sheet of Project Mercury stamps presented to Kennedy by John Glenn in JFK Library. Boston, MA.Moon rock & Apollo space mission shoulder patches in JFK Library. Boston, MA.Moon rock brought back earth by Apollo 15 in 1971 in JFK Library. Boston, MA.Replica of Resolute Desk used by Kennedy in 'White House in JFK Library. Boston, MA.
Sheet of Project Mercury stamps presented to Kennedy by John Glenn in JFK Library. Boston, MA.Moon rock & Apollo space mission shoulder patches in JFK Library. Boston, MA.Moon rock brought back earth by Apollo 15 in 1971 in JFK Library. Boston, MA.Replica of Resolute Desk used by Kennedy in 'White House in JFK Library. Boston, MA.
Rocking chair used by Kennedy in JFK Library. Boston, MA.Ship engraved on whale's tooth, part of Kennedy's scrimshaw collection in JFK Library. Boston, MA.Scrimshaw etched with Independence Hall in JFK Library. Boston, MA.Ship portrayed on scrimshaw in JFK Library. Boston, MA.
Rocking chair used by Kennedy in JFK Library. Boston, MA.Ship engraved on whale's tooth, part of Kennedy's scrimshaw collection in JFK Library. Boston, MA.Scrimshaw etched with Independence Hall in JFK Library. Boston, MA.Ship portrayed on scrimshaw in JFK Library. Boston, MA.
Scrimshaw portrait of Alexander Hamilton in JFK Library. Boston, MA.Silver replica of inkstand used by signers of Declaration of Independence presented to Kennedy in 1962 by the White House press corp in JFK Library. Boston, MA.Silver & gold humidor with Kremlin scenes presented to Kennedy by Nikita Khrushchev in JFK Library. Boston, MA.Silver & gold filigree plate presented to Kennedy by Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia in JFK Library. Boston, MA.
Scrimshaw portrait of Alexander Hamilton in JFK Library. Boston, MA.Silver replica of inkstand used by signers of Declaration of Independence presented to Kennedy in 1962 by the White House press corp in JFK Library. Boston, MA.Silver & gold humidor with Kremlin scenes presented to Kennedy by Nikita Khrushchev in JFK Library. Boston, MA.Silver & gold filigree plate presented to Kennedy by Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia in JFK Library. Boston, MA.
Robert "Bobby" Kennedy 1968 Presidential campaign buttons in JFK Library. Boston, MA.Artifacts from Robert Kennedy's desk as Attorney General in JFK Library. Boston, MA.Colored & White Women signs of the segregationist era which Kennedys worked to eliminate in JFK Library. Boston, MA.Teamsters model truck once used by the Kennedy's as evidence of Teamster Union corruption during Senate hearings in JFK Library. Boston, MA.
Robert "Bobby" Kennedy 1968 Presidential campaign buttons in JFK Library. Boston, MA.Artifacts from Robert Kennedy's desk as Attorney General in JFK Library. Boston, MA.Colored & White Women signs of the segregationist era which Kennedys worked to eliminate in JFK Library. Boston, MA.Teamsters model truck once used by the Kennedy's as evidence of Teamster Union corruption during Senate hearings in JFK Library. Boston, MA.
Painting of USS Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr, a destroyer named in honor of Kennedy's older brother killed in WW II in JFK Library. Boston, MA.Ted Kennedy campaign buttons in JFK Library. Boston, MA.Waterfront path beside JFK Library. Boston, MA.
Painting of USS Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr, a destroyer named in honor of Kennedy's older brother killed in WW II in JFK Library. Boston, MA.Ted Kennedy campaign buttons in JFK Library. Boston, MA.Waterfront path beside JFK Library. Boston, MA.

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