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John F. Kennedy: A Research Guide: Home: Introduction & Images

This guide identifies resources and research strategies for scholarship into the life and accomplaishment of John Fitzpatrick Kennedy (JFK) the 35th President of the United States.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy (May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963)

John F. Kennedy played many roles.  He was the 35th president of the United States and the Country's first Catholic president.  He was also a brother, the commander of a PT boat, a son, a senator from Massachusetts, a husband, an author, a father, and, perhaps most importantly for American history, a leader.

Bouvier-Kennedy Wedding (Sept. 12, 1953)

Onboard PT-109 (1943)

First official White House photograph of Mrs. John F. Kennedy (1961)

JFK & Jacqueline Wedding (Sept. 12, 1953)

Senator John F. Kennedy at Ohio University (Sept. 1959)

JFK with Civil Rights Leaders, Aug. 28 1963

JFK with Willy Brandt, Mayor of Berlin, Mar. 13, 1961

With Soviet ambassador to the US, Anatoly F. Dobrynin and Soviet foreign minister Andrei Gromyko (Oct. 18, 1962)

Senator John F. Kennedy (June 1957)

President John F. Kennedy Attends Veterans Day Ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery (Nov. 11, 1963)

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Junior Varsity Football Team, Harvard University (1937)

JFK & Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. (ca. 1925)

Democratic National Convention Coaster (1960)

Letter of Sept. 29, 1942 to Clare Luce