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. 1946 John F Kennedy Framed Magazine
    $795.00

    Amazing prophetic magazine from PIC, "The Magazine for Young Men" published in 1946 years before John F Kennedy became President of the United States and just at the beginning of his career as Senator from Massachusetts. The magazines editors recognized Kennedy in its special "youth in politics" edition featuring him on the cover as "The New Generation Offers A Leader". This early glimpse of the future President is indeed rare. While the magazine is torn on the cover, it appears undamaged to the naked eye when framed. The magazine is complete in its entirety. Attractive framing by FramedPresidents.com. Expertly matted and framed with archival quality matting and glass. Adorned with a commemorative plaque. Great conversation piece that truly "makes a room" with its historic significance.
  2. John F Kennedy Yearbook Portrait Princeton University

    Regular Price: $895.00

    Special Price $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). Very fine condition
  3. 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
  4. 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.
  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. 1960 John F Kennedy Christmas card
    $295.00

    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!
  7. 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).
  8. 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
  9. Kennedy for U.S. Senator
    $95.00

    Vintage Kennedy for U.S. Senator window sticker. From the senate run of John F Kennedy of Massachusetts. Original. Truly the most coveted early Kennedy bumper sticker from the campaign for U.S. senate. Before today we have only had one of these elusive items in stock. We were fortunate to have recently discovered another two. First come first served.
  10. 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.
  11. John F Kennedy and Maria Carmela Attolico
    $75.00

    Original Associated Press (AP) Wirephoto.January 6, 1953 taken at the Dutchess of Windsor's annuall at the Walforf Astoria hotel in New York. The photo is particularly interesting to collectors, since Kennedy's date was not Jacquline Kennedy, but rather Maria Carmela Attolico who was the daughter of the former Italian ambassador to Germany. This was after Kennedy had met his furture wife Jacqueline, but before they were engaged. The photo was taken shortly after JFK won his election for a Senator from Massachusetts. This photo comes from the archive of a daily newspaper and includes the official Associated Press Wirephoto stamp on the reverse.
  12. Kennedy with Naval Officer that sank PT109
    $55.00

    Original Associated Press (AP) Wirephoto.October 30, 1961. Senator John Kennedy poses for photo with a former Japanese naval officer woh was aboard the Japanese destroyer in 1943 when it sliced in two the Navy PT boat of which Kennedy was skipper. Comes from the archive of a Pennsylvania daily newspaper.
  13. Political 20180315 14112899
    $49.95

    Original Associated Press (AP) Wirephoto.June 30, 1961, Washington, D.C> . President John Kennedy signs the Social Security Bill in the Oval Office which increased benefits for about 4,420,000 Americans. Standing with Kennedy are Rep. Thomas O'Biren (Illinois), Vice President lyndon Johnson, Rep. John Byrnes (Wisconsin) Secretary of Welfare Abraham Ribicoff and Assistant Secretary of Welfare WIlbur CohenComes from the archive of a Pennsylvania daily newspaper. Includes the Associated Press stamp on the reverse
  14. John F Kennedy and tombo of unknown soldier
    $45.00

    Original Associated Press (AP) Wirephoto.November 11, 1961. Photo, taken shortly after Kennedy was elected President of the United states, after he made a brie speech during the Veterans Day ceremonies. This comes from the archive of a Pennsylvania newspaper. With Kennedy is Paul Gavn, Commanding General of the Washington Military District.
  15. 1961 Jacqueline. Kennedy & Prince Philip Wirephoto
    $35.00

    Original Associated Press (AP) Wirephoto.June 5, 1961. PRINCE AND JACKIE CHAT - Prince Philip of England and Jacqueline Kennedy smileas they chat at a dinner tonight at Buckingham Palace, where President Kennedy and wife were the guests of Queen Elizabeth II and the Prince. Associated Press wirephoto stamp on back. This is part of a large collection of wirephotos we recently purchased that were part of a newspaper archive.
  16. President Kennedy Wirephoto
    $35.00

    Original Associated Press (AP) Wirephoto.June 28, 1963. IRISH-AMERICAN PRESIDENTIAL EXCHANGE - President Kennedy points to Irish Premier Sean Lemass, right, as he chats with Ireland's President Eamon de Valera today at the U.S. embassy in Dublin. Associated Press wirephoto stamp on back. This is part of a large collection of wirephotos we recently purchased that were part of a newspaper archive.
  17. Kennedy and Pakistan President
    $35.00

    Original Associated Press (AP) Wirephoto. July 11, 1961. Andrews Air Force Base. Pakistan President Ayub Khan greeted. Associated Press wirephoto stamp on back. This is part of a large collection of wirephotos we recently purchased that were part of a newspaper archive.
  18. 1961 Jacqueline. Kennedy & Prince Philip Wirephoto
    $35.00

    Original Associated Press (AP) Wirephoto.December 15. KENNEDY REVIEWS TROOPS - President John F. Kennedy reviews an honor guard of soldiers on his arrival today at the San Juan airport. Tripping the guard with the President is Puerto Rico Gov. Luis Munox Marin (left). The troopo commander (center) in unidentified. Associated Press wirephoto stamp on back. This is part of a large collection of wirephotos we recently purchased that were part of a newspaper archive.
  19. Kennedy and U.S. Generals Wirephoto
    $35.00

    Original Associated Press (AP) Wirephoto.February 2, 1961. GENERAL CONFERENCE. President Kennedy poses today at the White House with General Lauris Norstad, Supreme Commander of NATO forces in Europe, and Generaly Lyman Lemnitzer, right, chairm of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Associated Press wirephoto stamp on back. This is part of a large collection of wirephotos we recently purchased that were part of a newspaper archive.
  20. Kennedy Eisehower wirephoto
    $35.00

    Original Associated Press (AP) Wirephoto. January 19, 1961. EISENHOWER, KENNEDY TALK - President Eisenhower... and the man who will suceed him tomorrow, John F Kennedy talk at the White House today. This was their second meeting since Kennedy's eleciton. Associated Press wirephoto stamp on back. This is part of a large collection of wirephotos we recently purchased that were part of a newspaper archive.

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