Senate & Early Years

Collection memorabilia and collectibles from John F Kennedy's early years as a Senator from Massachusetts, a PT109 captain, a high school student and future President. Includes souvenirs and historical artifacts relating to future President John F Kennedy

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  1. John F. Kennedy vintage campaign ticket
    $85.00

    Original ticket to the November 6, 1957 Dinner and Rally honoring John F. Kennedy held in Topeka Kansas when Kennedy was still the U.S. Senator from Massachusetts and beginning his successful campaign for President. This is a numbered ticket (69A) and an interesting early example of Kennedy campaign memorabilia.
  2. John F Kennedy senator campaign
    $115.00

    Vintage John F Kennedy for Senator campaign brochure. "Massachusetts Needs A Man Like This For U.S. Senator. From Congressman Kennedy's campaign before he ran for President of the United States. Original, and informative discussing such things as Harvard graduate, Newspaper man, author, "Strikes first congressional blow against communism, win's italy's highest awards and decorated for bravery as PT Boat Commander etc. Original of course. Campaign items from John F Kennedy's pre-presidential days are becoming increasing difficult to find
  3. 1960 John F Kennedy Christmas card
    $245.00

    Christmas Card from Senator John F Kennedy and Jacqueline Kennedy.The card was sent in 1960 just before JFK assumed the role of President of the United States. Scarce vintage 1960 Christmas card sent out by then Senator John F. Kennedy. The front of the card is trimmed with a gold border and an very attractive raised and embossed gold great seal of the United Stats,. Inside the card is a printed message stating "May the Blessing of Christmas be upon you and yours Senator and Mrs. John F. Kennedy" Below the message is facsimile handwritten "Best Wishes Jack". A completely different looking card from Kennedy's previous cards.. .much more "stately" and presidential!
  4. John F Kennedy Grades at Harvard
    $250.00

    Official Register of Harvard University, Rank List for June 28, 1937. The booklet ranks all of the Freshman Class of 1940. Most Americans tend to believe that a President is always a the top of their class and has all straight A's. But that was not the case with a young John F. Kennedy who proved that grades aren't everything when it comes to be President of the United States. 16 pages This class rank list from Harvard lists the future President as having a "V" Pass rating - which is the second lowest ranking of students and far behind the four categories above it which were Highest Distinction (I), High Distinction (II), Distinction (III) and High Pass (IV).
  5. John F Kennedy Princeton Herald Class Yearbook Burned
    $595.00

    Rare 1939 edition of the Princeton Freshman Herald 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 is the only one of these Freshman class books that we have ever had in our collection or inventory. Features a great photo of the young Kennedy. We acquired this book from the son of a classmate of John F Kennedy at Princeton. His father many interesting notations in pen throughout the book about various classmates, when they left the school, their majors etc. Under Kennedy's photo he noted "Out in Fresh Yr." See full description of condition below.
  6. John F Kennedy 1939 Princeton University Yearbook
    $795.00

    Rare 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). This book was owned by a classmate of John F. Kennedy.
  7. John F Kennedy Harvard Class album
    $795.00

    This is the original and authentic 1940 Harvard Senior Class Album that featured the future President John F. Kennedy. It is a beautiful large album that measures 11" x 14". It includes the senior class photo of a young John Fitzgerald Kennedy as well as photos of him as a class officer, staff member on the Harvard Crimson newspaper and the Yacht Club. Little did anyone know at the time that this handsome and popular student would become President of the United States. This is also the year he wrote "Why England Slept" as his senior thesis that was later published and became a best seller for the future President. Needless to say, this was a limited printing at the time for students and faculty. These books hard to find, especially in good condition. T
  8. John F Kennedy Yearbook Portrait Princeton University
    $895.00

    Rare 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

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