History buffs will have an opportunity to obtain their own presidential artifacts next month when a collection of JFK’s personal belongings is put up for bid. Included will be more than 700 photographs, letters, official correspondence, documents and gifts. The highlight of the auction is expected to be an Air Force One bomber jacket that […]

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It is all the rage to attempt to define an entire culture through a handful of physical objects. But JFK‘s top hat defining Irish American Culture? Late last year, the American edition of the British book A History of the World in 100 Objects was published, following a hugely successful exhibition at the British Museum. […]

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A new generation is discovering Jacqueline Kennedy as fashion icon. A First Lady of class and grace, Jackie was beautiful, refined, and highly regarded as a fashion icon. An educated woman fluent in French, Spanish, and Italian, Mrs. Kennedy dazzled the French by speaking in their native tongue during a diplomatic visit. JFK later joked, […]

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The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan boasts an exhibit of iconic presidential limousines, including the infamous convertible Ford in which JFK rode in his final motorcade. Although possibly seen as macabre since Kennedy was assassinated in the vehicle, it nonetheless remains a key artifact in American history. Henry Ford Museum Presidential Limo Page Also […]

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