Campaigns & Elections
$895.00Rare 1939 edition of the Princeton Yearbook which documents John F. Kennedy's brief stay at Princeton before leaving for reported health reasons and then enrolling at Harvard. Kennedy does not even appear in the main bio pages of the yearbook, but instead appears in the section marked "Complete information was not received from the following men: This only the second of these yearbooks we have ever had in our collection or inventory.. Features a great photo of the young Kennedy. On the page opposite JFK's photo is a notation in pen by the owner of the book noting that H.A. Kelly had "Died in action World War II (N. Africa). Very fine condition
$1,595.00This is the rare program from one of the iconic events of the Kennedy era. The four page program from the birthday celebration at new York's Madison Square Garden to celebrate the birthday of John F. Kennedy. The event was held May 19, 1962 and features a star-studded gala and fundraiser for the Democratic Party. During the program Marilyn Monroe sang her now infamous rendition of Happy Birthday to the President. Monroe died just a few months later, making this one of her last performances. The event included such famous personalities as Jack Benny, Ella Fitzgerald, Danny Kaye, Henry Fonda, Maria Callas, Peggy Lee, Peter Lawford and., of course John Fitzgerald Kennedy and many more. Other programs have sold for considerably more at auction. Recently sold for $3,750 at auction.