JFK Photo Gallery
The Kennedy Children, 1928. (L-R) Jean, Bobby, Patricia, Eunice, Kathleen, Rosemary, Jack, Joe Jr. Hyannis Port, 1928. Photograph in the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston.
John F. Kennedy graduates from Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, June 1940.
Lt. John F. Kennedy, 1942.
John F. Kennedy aboard the PT-109 in the South Pacific, 1943.
Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy and John F. Kennedy cut their wedding cake during their reception at Hammersmith Farm, Newport, Rhode Island. 12 September 1953.
Photograph by Toni Frissell.
President Kennedy greets approximately 600 Peace Corps Volunteers at the White House. He repeated his hope that Peace Corps Volunteers would return to careers of service in the Government. After informal conversation with the trainees, the President on the spur of the moment ordered a special tour of the White House for the trainees. August 9, 1962.
Photograph by Rowland Scherman, Peace Corps.
President John F. Kennedy and astronaut Lieutenant Colonel John Glenn, Jr. look inside space capsule Friendship 7 following the presentation ceremony of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Distinguished Service Medal to Lieutenant Colonel Glenn at Hangar 'S,’ Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Brevard County, Florida. The Friendship 7 carried Glenn in orbit around the earth three times.
President Kennedy meets with the leaders of the March On Washington. L-R: Secretary of Labor Willard Wirtz, Mathew Ahmann, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., John Lewis, Rabbi Joachim Prinz, Rev. Eugene Carson Blake, A. Philip Randolph, President Kennedy, Vice President Johnson, Walter Ruether, Whitney Young, Floyd McKissick. White House, Oval Office.
Photograph by Cecil Stoughton, White House.
An excerpt from President John F. Kennedy's commencement address at American University on June 10, 1963. In his speech the President asks the graduates to re-examine their attitudes towards peace, the Soviet Union, and the Cold War, famously remarking, "If we cannot end now our differences, at least we can make the world safe for diversity." The President also announces that he, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev, and British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan have agreed to hold discussions concerning a comprehensive nuclear test ban treaty. Finally, he explains that the United States will not conduct atmospheric nuclear tests on the condition that other countries uphold this same promise.
President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy visit with violinist Isaac Stern, following his performance at a dinner in honor of Minister of State for Cultural Affairs of France, André Malraux. In foreground (L-R): Mrs. Kennedy; President Kennedy; wife of the minister, pianist Madeleine Malraux; Mr. Stern. East Room, White House, Washington, D.C.