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Published by:
The Philadelphia Inquirer, American, founded 1829  Search this
Photograph by:
Yousuf Karsh, Armenian Canadian, 1908 - 2002  Search this
Owned by:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
President John F. Kennedy, American, 1917 - 1963  Search this
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994  Search this
lithographic ink on paper
H x W x D (framed): 14 3/4 x 11 3/4 x 3/4 in. (37.5 x 29.8 x 1.9 cm)
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Framed portrait of President John F. Kennedy. Frame is black wood. Image shows Kennedy looking above the camera and off to the right. Kennedy wears a dark suit and tie. Along the bottom of the image is a small horizontal white band with black text in two (2) columns. Centered text in three (3) lines: "JOHN FITZGERALD KENNEDY / May 29, 1917-November 22, 1963 / Thirty-Fifth President of the United States". Second column of text on the lower proper left corner in three (3) lines: Supplement to The Philadelphia Inquirer / December 1, 1963 / Second Printing December 11, 1963".
African American  Search this
Black Enterprise  Search this
Business  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Photography  Search this
Social reform  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Mae Reeves and her children, Donna Limerick and William Mincey, Jr.
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
© The Estate of Yousuf Karsh
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
Civil Rights Movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture