Michael Kurtz


Archival Collection (JFK Assassination)


KURTZ, MICHAEL, COLLECTION (John F. Kennedy Assassination Material)

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Folder

1960 Convention Handbook, Compiled and Edited by NBC News, 145 pp.

John F. Kennedy, From Childhood to Martyrdom, 202 Photographs, 1963, 102 pp.

John, We Remember You, The Life and Times of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 122 pp.

Magazine Articles and Clippings

President-elect, John F. Kennedy with his mother, Mrs. Rose Kennedy, National Retired Teachers Association, Vol. XI, No. 4, December, 4th Quarter

President Kennedy at his desk

A new Kennedy painting by Norman Rockwell (2 copies)

Portrait of John F. Kennedy; Telegram to Mrs. John F. Kennedy from Blanche H. Dow, November 23, 1963; Telegram to President Lyndon B. Johnson from Blanche H. Dow, November 25, 1963, AAUW Journal, January 1964

President says goodby to John Kennedy at the Lincoln Memorial, Life, n. d.

John Kennedy’s Last Wish for the American People, Pageant, Vol. 19, No. 8, February 1964, pp. 6-11

The 22nd of November 1963, The Aftermath, A Pageant Bonus Report, pp. 67-87

The Lonely Days of John F. Kennedy’s Best Friend [Dave Powers], Good Housekeeping, August 1964

Walter Lippmann on Kennedy, Newsweek, January 21, 1963, pp. 24-29

Portrait of John Fitzgerald Kennedy; Portrait of Lyndon Baines Johnson and Tribute to Kennedy, National Retired Teachers Association Journal, Supplement 1964

Jackie Kennedy, John-John and Caroline visit Arlington Cemetery on a birthday

The Official Color Portrait of John F. Kennedy

The Closest Look Yet at J.F.K., Pictures Inside White House Show Tenseness Behind Relaxed Air, Life, April 28, 1961

Johnson Takes Over: The Untold Story, How the new president won his key fight to keep the Kennedy team together, The Saturday Evening Post, pp. 17-23

The Collapse of Kennedy’s grand design, unidentified magazine, pp. 78-81

The Third Regiment: The President’s Own, Holiday, March 1961

An image distilled from 800 pictures, A sculptor captures Kennedy’s ‘determination and earnestness’, Life, January 3, 1964

The Kennedy Wit, JFK’s warmth and humor are wonderfully captured in a new bookan exclusive preview, This Week Magazine, July 5, 1964

The Ambitions of Bobby Kennedy, Look, August 25, 1964

How Joe Kennedy Made His Millions, Life, n. d.

Death of a PresidentTold in Direct Testimony, U. S. News & World Report, Dec. 7, 1964

Bulletin of First Methodist Church, Hammond, La., November 25, 1963

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Folder 6 July 1960

a) "Kennedy’s New Frontier Held Challenge to Nixon" The Times-Picayune, July 17, 1960

b) "Story of All-for-One Kennedys" The Times-Picayune, July 25, 1960

c) "Close-Knit Family Life Is Stressed" The Times-Picayune, July 26, 1960

d) "`Lace Curtain’ Background of Kennedy Family Traced" The Times-Picayune, July 27, 1960

e) "Observer Says Kennedy Family Not ‘High-Toned’" The Times-Picayune, July 28, 1960

f) "Ambassador Kennedy, Wife, Children Roar Into London" The Times-Picayune, July 29, 1960

g) "Kennedy Wanted Action; Shunned Stateside Duty" The Times-Picayune, July 30, 1960

h) "Tragic Deaths of Young Joe, Kathleen Hit Kennedys Hard" The Times-Picayune, July 31, 1960

Folder 7 August 1960

a) "Jack Kennedy’s Young Team Upset Old Political Rules" The Times-Picayune, August 1, 1960

b) "Jack Kennedy Takes Wife; Wins Fight Against Illness" The Times-Picayune, August 2, 1960

c) "Old Pros Thought Jack Made Convention Boners" The Times-Picayune, August 3, 1960

d) "Sen. Kennedy Shows Ability to Take Setbacks in Stride" The Times-Picayune, August 4, 1960

Folder 8 November 22-24, 1963

a) "President Dead: Lyndon Johnson Is New President" The Daily Star, November 22, 1963

b) "Interview With Oswald Is Recalled" The Sunday Advocate, November 24, 1963

c) "President Kennedy Is Assassinated" The Times-Picayune, November 24, 1963

d) "Connally Is Told of JFK Death" The Sunday Advocate, November 24, 1963

e) "Employer Terms Oswald Modest, Good Worker", "Connally Will Send His Son To JFK Rites"

The Sunday Advocate, November 24, 1963

f) "Market Reels under Impact Of JFK’s Death" The Sunday Advocate, November 24, 1963

g) "Ambulance Driver Tells of JFK’s Death" The Sunday Advocate, November 24, 1963

h) "Grief Deepened" The Times-Picayune, November 24, 1963 (not whole article)

i) "JFK’s Unspoken Talk Hit Foes" The Times-Picayune, November 24, 1963

j) "Day of Mourning Is Proclaimed" The Sunday Advocate, November 24, 1963

Folder 9 November 25-27, 1963

a) "LBJ 8th to Get Post by Death" The Times-Picayune, November 25, 1963

b) "Eulogy to Kennedy Delivered at Mass" The Morning Advocate, November 25, 1963

c) "Highlights In Career Of 36th President Of U.S." The Daily Star, November 25, 1963

d) "Editorial: John F. Kennedy" The Morning Advocate, November 25, 1963

e) "Grand Jury Indicts Ruby, Trial Dec. 9" The Daily Star, November 26, 1963

f) "Eternal Light Shines Over Kennedy’s Grave" The Times-Picayune, November 26, 1963

g) "Freedom Urged On Information" November 26, 1963

h) "Editorial: The Mystery That Remains" The Morning Advocate, November 26, 1963

i) "Mourners Pay Final Visit to JFK" The Times-Picayune, November 26, 1963

j) "World Mourns As Kennedy Is Buried" Morning Advocate, November 26, 1963

k) "Little John Kennedy, Jr. Salutes as Casket Is Placed on Caisson" The Times-Picayune,

November 26, 1963

l) "Joe Kennedy Alone In Mourning Death" The Morning Advocate, November 26, 1963

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Folder 9 November 25-27, 1963Continued

m) "Widow’s Tears Flow at Last" The Times-Picayune, November 26, 1963

n) "Jim Bishop: Reporter" The Morning Advocate, November 26, 1963

o) "Closed Casket RFK’s Decision" The Times-Picayune, November 26, 1963

p) "Close Security Watch Is Kept" The Times-Picayune, November 26, 1963

q) "Post-Taps Kiss Evokes Tears of Mrs. Kennedy" The Times-Picayune, November 26, 1963

r) "Johnson Calls For Action On Civil Rights, Tax Cut" The Daily Star, November 27, 1963

s) "Johnson Seeks Continuity" The Times-Picayune, November 27, 1963

t) "Ruby Indicted for Slaying Accused Assassin of JFK", "Johnson Leans More to the ‘Middle’"

The Times-Picayune, November 27, 1963

u) "Johnson To Increase Alliance’s Strength, Aid Latin America" The Times-Picayune,

November 27, 1963

v) "Mrs. Kennedy Visits Grave: Brings Caroline After Crowds Leave" The Times-Picayune,

November 27, 1963

Folder 10 November 28-30, 1963

a) "Canada Knows Little Of LBJ" The Times-Picayune, November 28,1963

b) "Why The Shocking Tragedy?" The Hammond Vindicator, November 28, 1963

c) "Mexican Consul Pays Tribute" The Times-Picayune, November 28, 1963

d) "Emotion Moves Johnson in Plea for Cooperation" The Times-Picayune, November 28, 1963

e) "LBJ Restates Foreign Policy," "U. N. Envoys Term Speech of Johnson ‘Heartening’"

The Times-Picayune, November 28, 1963

f) "President Looks at Wife After Delivering Speech" The Times-Picayune, November 28, 1963

g) "Johnson Asks Aid For JFK Programs, Johnson Backs Kennedy Goals" The Times-Picayune,

November 28, 1963

h) "Gov. Connally Recalls Shots" The Times-Picayune, November 28, 1963

i) "Johnson Addresses Congress" Morning Advocate, November 28, 1963

j) "Refugee Hints Cuban Plot in Slaying of President" The Times-Picayune, November 28, 1963

k) "Donations Pour in for Tippit and Oswald Families," "Huey Long Killing, Book on JFK Read by

Oswald" The Times-Picayune, November 29, 1963

l) "Nation Must Move OnLBJ" The Times-Picayune, November 29, 1963

m) "President Lyndon Johnson" The Times-Picayune, November 29, 1963

n) "Many Kinds of Memorial to Honor JFK Proposed" The Times-Picayune, November 29, 1963

o) "Oswald Given Another Chance" The Times-Picayune, November 29, 1963

p) "Johnson Team Expected to Include Kennedy Men" The Times-Picayune, November 29, 1963

q) "Red Party Lays Blame in Death" The Times-Picayune, November 29, 1963

r) "Nation May See Trial of Ruby" The Times-Picayune, November 29, 1963

s) "President’s Text" The Times-Picayune, November 29, 1963

t) "Thousands Pay Holiday Visit to Kennedy Grave" The Times-Picayune, November 29, 1963

u) "Views of Readers" The Times-Picayune, November 29, 1963

v) "Stonewall Youth One of Last to See President Kennedy Alive" The Times-Picayune,

November 30, 1963

w) "Has Faith in Johnson Stand on Rights, Asserts Wilkins" Times-Picayune, November 30, 1963

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Folder 10 November 28-30, 1963Continued

x) "Views of Readers: Americanism" The Times-Picayune, November 30, 1963

y) "Kennedy Clan In Seclusion" The Times-Picayune, November 30, 1963

z) "JFK Memorial Held in Saigon" The Times-Picayune, November 30, 1963

aa) "New First Lady Pleased to Aid in Career of LBJ" The Times-Picayune, November 30, 1963

ab) "Oswald Is Seen as Not Insane" The Times-Picayune, November 30, 1963

ac) View of the assassination scene- The Times-Picayune, November 30, 1963

ad) "Kennedy Death Probers Named" The Times-Picayune, November 30, 1963

ae) "Week’s Image Memorable" The Times-Picayune, November 30, 1963

Folder 11 December 1963

a) "Neighbors in New Orleans Never Really Knew Oswald" The Sunday Advocate, December 1, 1963

b) "My Political PhilosophyBy Lyndon B. Johnson" The Times-Picayune, December 1, 1963

c) "Oswald Wired Money, Report" "Oswald Listed ‘Schizophrenic’" The Times-Picayune,

December 1, 1963

d) "Mrs. Johnson Admires White House Restoration" The Times-Picayune, December 1, 1963

e) "Claim Oswald Had Truancy And Psychiatric Record" Sunday Advocate, December 1, 1963

f) "A Time of Sorrow: The Late President Did Much for the Arts" The New York Times,

December 1, 1963

g) "Sees Variation in Tax Plan: President May Offer Spending Cut for Program" Times-Picayune,

December 1, 1963

h) "The Washington Merry Go Round" The Sunday Advocate, December 1, 1963

i) "Secret Service Agent Cited for Bravery During Tragedy," "LBJ Is Seeking Budget of $98 to $103

Billion" The Times-Picayune, December 4, 1963

j) "Team Of 15 Doctors Strove To Save Life Of President Kennedy" The Hammond Vindicator,

December 5, 1963

k) "Local Minister Writes Stirring Story About Assassination" The Hammond Vindicator,

December 5, 1963

l) "Texans Feel Anguished Guilt, Find Little Solace in Excuses" Morning Advocate, Dec. 10, 1963

m) "Threads on Gun Point to Oswald" The Times-Picayune, December 11, 1963

Folder 12 January-May 1964

a) "Grief Over JFK Viewed" The Times-Picayune, January 10, 1964

b) "Saw Abnormality--Widow" The Times-Picayune, February 8, 1964

c) "Another Psychiatrist Testifies Ruby Insane" The Daily Star, March 12, 1964

d) "Special Delivery From Heaven" March 12, 1964

e) "England Plans Memorial to JFK" The Sunday Advocate, April 4, 1964

f) "Average of 15,000 Persons Visit President Kennedy’s Grave Daily" The Times-Picayune,

May 23, 1964

g) "International TV Program Scheduled In Memory of JFK" Morning Advocate, May 29, 1964

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Folder 13 July, September, October 1964

a) "Kennedy Family Fortunes Also Have Darker Aspects" Morning Advocate, July 9, 1964

b) "Marina Oswald Tells of Diary" The Times-Picayune, September 21, 1964

c) "Johnson Needled Congress Into Working" The Daily Star, September 28, 1964

d) "Publication of Last Book of Late President Begun" The Times-Picayune, October 18-24, 1964

Folder 14 November and December 1964

a) "JFK Memorial Mass Offered," "Dallas Pauses in Memory of Kennedy Assassination," "Strange

Week Was Year Ago" The Times-Picayune, November 23, 1964

b) "‘Lest We Forget’" The Daily Star, November 23, 1964

c) "Citizens of World Join U.S. in Tributes to JFK", "Johnsons Join in JFK Tribute"

The Times-Picayune, November 23, 1964

d) "3 Crewmen Recall Days in PT 109 Under Kennedy" The Times-Picayune, November 23, 1964

e) "Mrs. Shriver Recalls JFK Interest in Retarded People" Morning Advocate, November 27, 1964

f) Miscellaneous article, December 1964

Folder 15 Miscellaneous Dates

a) "‘Cousin Jack’ Is Favorite Son of Home Irish Area" The Times-Picayune, March 5, 1961

b) "President Visits Sister’s Grave" The Times-Picayune, June 30, 1963

c) "Kennedy to Hail Cousins, See Old Home in Ireland" The Times-Picayune, June 23, 1963

d) "Pause at Grave" The Daily Star, January 1965

e) "Historic Runnymede Soil Is Bequeathed in Tribute," "Queen Speaks at Kennedy Memorial

Dedication" The Times-Picayune, May 15, 1965

Folder 16 No Dates

a) "A birthday gift for John F. Kennedy"

b) "1960"

c) "JFK, LBJ’s Common Bond: An Inspirational Approach"

d) "Birchites Offer Interpretation of JFK Murder"

e) "Discreet onlooker"

f) "Dismal Morning Prompts Kennedy to Mention Death"

g) "First Lady’s First Day"

h) "Death Comes To A President"

i) "JFK Death Report Nears Completion"

j) "Over All The Land, Ceremonies Scheduled To Pay Tribute To Honored Dead"

k) "Autopsy on Oswald Shows Accused Assassin Healthy"

l) "U. S. Ponders When Soviet Will Test Mettle of LBJ"

m) "Military Ready When JFK Fell" The Times-Picayune, 1963

n) "Johnson’s Diplomacy"

o) "Johnson Seeks Advance Okays"

p) "Obvious Crime and Strained Justice"

q) "Boggs Praises Johnson Speech"

r) "Move Planned by Mrs. Kennedy"

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Folder 16 No DatesContinued

s) "Johnson’s Own Staff Rated Super-Duper" 1963

t) "Much of Johnson’s LBJ Ranch Is Now Off Limits"

u) "Kennedy’s Death Could Change Election Course"

v) "First Lady Called ‘Bird’ Since 2 Years Old in Texas"

w) "Save--Johnson"

x) "John F. Kennedy"

y) "Killer’s Post Newly Chosen"

z) "No Time For Collective Guilt"

aa) "Fellow Pastors Defend Dallas Minister"

ab) "Assassination of America President Not Fed’l Crime"

ac) "Johnson Emphasizes Economy On Defense"

ad) "Oswald: Crybaby, Self-Centered, Poorly Educated"

ae) "In Memoriam..." Winter 1964

af) "‘Disservice’"

ag) "Kennedy Assassination"

ah) "The Washington Merry Go Round"

ai) "City Joins U.S. In JFK Tribute"

aj) "Saddened Nation... in Silence..."

ak) " Kennedy’s Last Half-Hour Recalled by Physicians"

al) Kathleen Kennedy...

am) "Favorite Books of JFK Listed"

an) "Need a Consensus to Heal Division"

ao) "Tragedy of Kennedy Death Began in Late September"

ap) "Kennedy, Oswald, Ruby Fated To Fulfill Destinies in Dallas"

aq) "Poets May Find Inspiration in Jacqueline Kennedy"

ar) "Honor Guard For The Nation’s Heroes"

as) "The White House Revisited"

at) Is it true...

au) "Texans Mourning Kennedy With Outpouring of Poetry"

av) "Texas Citizens Group Deplores Liberal Moves"

aw) "Social Security Trustees Say Trust Funds Are Sound"

ax) "The Pennsylvania Avenue Plan: A Memorial"

ay) "Dispute Flares After Attack On Kennedy"

az) "Kennedy Gave Courage, Life to Presidency"

ba) "Jim Bishop: Reporter," "The Washington Merry Go Round"

bb) "‘Well Done’" photograph

bc) "John Chamberlain-‘What Might Have Been’"

bd) "Words Prove All Too Prophetic"

be) "Matter Of Fact"

bf) "JFK’s Bible Favorites--Poetry, Prophecy, Proverbs--Read in Rites"

bg) "...Holiday..."

bh) "...Qualities’ of JFK Are Given Praise"

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Folder 16 No DatesContinued

bi) "High Officials Lament Assassination of Kennedy"

bj) "Need a Consensus to Heal Division"

bk) "JFK’s Mementos Portray True ‘Leader Personality"

bl) "Editorials Printed About Assassination"

bm) "Eulogy"

bn) "Says JFK Had ‘Dedication’ Early in Life"

bo) "La. Congressional Delegation Stunned"

bp) "Prof Assailed For Article On Kennedy"

bq) "Jackie To Move To New York To Escape Memories Of Capital"

br) Advertisement for JFK memorial album and half-dollar.

bs) "Tragedies In Kennedy Family Noted"

bt) "Detailed Account of Tragic Event Includes Tributes"

bu) "Robert Kennedy Working To Keep JFK Spirit Alive"

bv) "Retired La. Rice Planter Recalls McKinley’s Death"

bw) "The Widow..." photograph

bx) President Kennedy at his press conference, November 15, 1963

by) "Gun-Happy Fanatics: A Growing Menace"

bz) "Remembering The President"

ca) "Events of Monday’s Funeral Cortege, Mass, Burial Listed"

cb) "Britons Join In TV Tribute To President"

Folder 17 Miscellaneous

a) "Death Of Morrison Stuns Residents Of Louisiana And Nation"

b) "Editorially Speaking... Passing Of ‘Chep’ Is Lamented"

c) "Interest Grows in Handicraft Display Here December 6th"

d) "Bradford Unsung Hero of U. S. History" The Times-Picayune, November 24, 1963

e) "How to Remove Film from China, Glass Told" The Times-Picayune, November 27, 1963

f) "Webb Removal Held Indicated" The Times-Picayune, November 30, 1963

g) "Views of Readers" The Times-Picayune, November 28, 1963

h) "Lion Sinks Teeth in Arm of Trainer; Act Goes on" The Times-Picayune, December 1, 1963

i) "Rights Bill Is Still Opposed"

Folder

18. The Times-Picayune, November 23, 1963

The Times-Picayune

, November 24, 1963

The Times-Picayune

, November 26, 1963

The Times-Picayune

, November 28, 1964

The Daily Star

, November 25, 1963

"Study New Angles In Commie Plot To Kill President Kennedy," The Councilor, Vol. 2,

No. 8, March 15, 1963; "Official Federal Secrecy Protects Identity Of Oswald

Accomplices" The Councilor, Vol. 2, No. 7, February 25, 1964

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Historic Newspapers, 1559-1865, Produced by The Bee From the Collection of Frederic B. Farrar:

1559 Death of Henry II

1643 Charles I Victorious

1644 Parliament Victorious

1684 Bostonians Criticized

1709 The Battle of Malphaquet

1759 Wolfe Goes Against Quebec

1760 Washington in Williamsburg; Rogers Rangers

1766 Stamp Act Congress

Stamp Act Repealed

1775 Washington Commander-In-Chief

Royal Governor Leaves Williamsburg

1775 American and British Versions: Lexington & Concord Peace Petition

1775 Bunker Hill: American & British Versions

1776 Hessians; Arnold and Howe

1781 John Paul Jones

1782 Yorktown

1783 Peace

1787 Shays Rebellion

1787 Ordinance of 1787

1787 First Printing: The Constitution, part I

1787 First Printing: The Constitution, part II

1788 Virginia Ratifies the Constitution

1793 Louis XVI Executed

1704 Marie Antoinette Guillotined

1794 The Whiskey Rebellion

1799 Alien and Sedition Acts

1801 Jefferson Elected; his Inaugural

1803 Louisiana Purchase

1804 Lewis, Clark and Sacajawea

1812 Napoleon Captures Moscow (The Columbian Centinel)

1814 The Star-Spangled Banner (The Palladium)

1815 Peace; The Battle of New Orleans (N. Y. Herald)

1815 Waterloo

1820 The Missouri Compromise

1823 The Monroe Doctrine

1826 Our 50th Anniversary

1829 Jackson Elected

1839 The Aroostook War

1843 Abolitionists

1846 Victory in Mexico

Lincoln Runs for Congress

1850 The Compromise of 1850

1854 Nebraska Bill

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Historic Newspapers, 1559-1865, Produced by The Bee From the Collection of Frederic B. Farrar:

1857 Dred Scott

1858 Lincoln-Douglas Debates "The Irrepressible Conflict"

1859 John Brown

1860 Lincoln Elected

1861 Fort Sumter

1862 Antietam

1863 Emancipation

1863 Vicksburg

1863 Gettysburg

1863 First Printing: Gettysburg Address

1865 "With malice toward none..."

1865 Lee Surrenders

1865 Lincoln Assassinated

1864-74 The Man Who Invented Santa Claus

Drawing of President John F. Kennedy on Matt Board, 19" x 22"

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16MM FILM

The Assassination of President Kennedy, 501, Part 1 & Part 2