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John F. Kennedy 1961 Inauguration Memorabilia

1961 Official Kennedy Inaugural Program
1961 Deluxe Limited Edition Signed Hardcover Official Inaugural Program

1961 Inaugural Invitation Sent to Those Attending Swearing In Ceremonies

Rarer than the Invitations Available to General Public

1961 Inaugural Parade Ticket

Honored Guest Ticket Seating at White House

Democratic Digest Special 1961 Inaugural Issue

Touts New Housing Chief as the "highest Federal position ever held by a Negro"


Invitation to January 1961 Inauguration Eve Concert at Constitution Hall

National Symphony Orchestra and the Combined Male Choruses of Howard University and Georgetown University

Invitation from President-elect and Mrs. Kennedy and Vice President-elect and Mrs. Johnson

Manuscript First Person Account of 1961 Inauguration

Seven (7) Pages Describe Snow Storm Day Before Inauguration, Inauguration Parade and More

"Eight inches of snow was dumped on the City of Washington Jan. 19th and inaugural festivities went haywire for 24 hectic hours before the 35th Pres. took office...the City's core was a hopeless wallow of skidding tires, dead batteries and empty gas tanks...

The Pres. and Pres. elect left the White House for the Capitol at 11:31 a.m.  Althou' he arrived at the Capitol in plenty of time Kennedy was late for the ceremony.  It was 12:20, instead of noon, when the Pres. elect arrived on the Inauguration stand. After the Marine Band played "America the Beautiful" Cardinal Cushing of Boston pronounced the invocation followed by Marion Anderson who sang "The Star Spangled Banner.""