Travel Photo Thursday: JFK in Photos

November 21, 2013

in Travel Photo Thursday

  • SumoMe

(Usually “Travel Photo Thursday” features photographs taken by Tales Told From The Road publisher, Dick Jordan. But today we present public domain photographs from the JFK Library of the life and death of John F. Kennedy, 35th President of the United States, who was assassinated while riding in a presidential motorcade in Dallas, Texas, fifty years ago tomorrow.)

JFK and Jackie

(John and Jacqueline Kennedy by Abbie Rowe)

(JFK at podium, 29 Nov 1961, by Abbie Rowe)

(John and Jacqueline Kennedy with children, 4 Feb 1961, by Abbie Rowe)

(Ex Comm Meeting, Cuban Missile Crisis, 29 Oct 1962, by Cecil Stoughton)

(JFK, Caroline and John Jr. in the Oval Office, 10 Oct 1962, by Cecil Stoughton)

(JFK, Secretary of Defense McNamara, and JCS Chairman Taylor, by Abbie Rowe)

(John and Jacqueline Kennedy, by Abbie Rowe)

(President Kennedy and Vice-President Lyndon Johnson, by Abbie Rowe)

(John & Jacqueline Kennedy at the National Theatre, 25 Sep 1962, by Abbie Rowe)

(President Kennedy walking away from helicopter, 15 Jul 1963, by Abbie Rowe)

(John and Jacqueline Kennedy under portrait of Abraham Lincoln, by Abbie Rowe)

(JFK shaking hands with crowd in Fort Worth, 22 Nov 1963)

(John and Jacqueline Kennedy land at Dallas, 22 Nov 1963, by Cecil Stoughton)

(Motorcade on Main Street, nearing Dealey Plaza, 22 Nov 1963, by Cecil Stoughton)

(Dealey Plaza in the aftermath of the shooting, 22 Nov 1963, by Cecil Stoughton)

(Presidential limousine at Parkland Hospital, 22 Nov 1963, by Cecil Stoughton)

(Loading Kennedy’s casket aboard Air Force I , 22 Nov 1963, by Cecil Stoughton)

(Lyndon Johnson sworn in as President aboard Air Force I, 22 Nov 1963)

(Arrival of Air Force I at Andrews Air Force Base, 22 Nov 1963, by Cecil Stoughton)

(Kennedy casket in the East Room of the White House, 23 Nov 1963)

(Military guard accompanying the caisson from the White House to the Capitol, 24 Nov 1963)

(Casket being borne up the steps of the Capitol, 24 Nov 1963, by Abbie Rowe)

(Casket lying in state in the Capitol Rotunda, 24 Nov 1963, by Abbie Rowe)

(Mrs. Kennedy and children leaving the Capitol, 24 Nov 1963, by Abbie Rowe)

(Caisson leaving White House, 25 Nov 1963, by Abbie Rowe)

(Kennedy family in funeral procession, 25 Nov 1963, by Abbie Rowe)

(Casket being lowered at Arlington National Cemetery, 25 Nov 1963, by Abbie Rowe)

JFK Grave

(Ron Cogswell Flickr Photo)

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