Bygone Americana

Senator John F. Kennedy, his wife Jackie, and his daughter Caroline at their summer home. Hyannisport, 1960.
By Paul Schutzer

Senator John F. Kennedy, his wife Jackie, and his daughter Caroline at their summer home. Hyannisport, 1960.

By Paul Schutzer

(Source: images.google.com)

John F. Kennedy and Jackie in a diner. Oregon, 1959.
By Jacques Lowe

John F. Kennedy and Jackie in a diner. Oregon, 1959.

By Jacques Lowe

(Source: retronaut.com)

John F. Kennedy, Jr. under his father’s desk, 1963.
By Stanley Tretick

John F. Kennedy, Jr. under his father’s desk, 1963.

By Stanley Tretick

(Source: retronaut.com)

At 12:30 pm, just seconds after President John F. Kennedy and Texas Governor John Connally were shot in Dallas, Texas, the limousine carrying mortally wounded president races toward the hospital, on November 22, 1963. With secret service agent Clinton Hill riding on the back of the car, Mrs. John Connally, wife of the Texas governor, bends over her wounded husband, and Mrs. Kennedy leans over the president.
By Justin Newman

At 12:30 pm, just seconds after President John F. Kennedy and Texas Governor John Connally were shot in Dallas, Texas, the limousine carrying mortally wounded president races toward the hospital, on November 22, 1963. With secret service agent Clinton Hill riding on the back of the car, Mrs. John Connally, wife of the Texas governor, bends over her wounded husband, and Mrs. Kennedy leans over the president.

By Justin Newman

(Source: The Atlantic)

John F. Kennedy with his brother Robert. McLean, Virginia, 1957.
By Paul Schutzer

John F. Kennedy with his brother Robert. McLean, Virginia, 1957.

By Paul Schutzer

(Source: images.google.com)

During the 1960 campaign, John F. Kennedy catches a bunch of bananas thrown to him by an admirer.
By Stanley Tretick

During the 1960 campaign, John F. Kennedy catches a bunch of bananas thrown to him by an admirer.

By Stanley Tretick

(Source: NPR)

President Kennedy has a breakfast conference with his daughter, Caroline, in the residence area of the White House in 1961.
By Charles Del Vecchio

President Kennedy has a breakfast conference with his daughter, Caroline, in the residence area of the White House in 1961.

By Charles Del Vecchio

(Source: NPR)

A 16-year-old Bill Clinton, part of the Arkansas delegation to the American Legion Boys Nation, meets President John F. Kennedy in the Rose Garden on July 26, 1963.
By Arnie Sachs

A 16-year-old Bill Clinton, part of the Arkansas delegation to the American Legion Boys Nation, meets President John F. Kennedy in the Rose Garden on July 26, 1963.

By Arnie Sachs

(Source: NPR)

President John F. Kennedy speaks before reporters during a televised speech to the nation during the Cuban missile crisis on October 24, 1962 in Washington, DC.

President John F. Kennedy speaks before reporters during a televised speech to the nation during the Cuban missile crisis on October 24, 1962 in Washington, DC.

(Source: The Atlantic)

In a Los Angeles hotel suite, John F. Kennedy confers with his brother and campaign manager Bobby during the Democratic National Convention, at which JFK was picked as the 1960 party nominee.
By Hank Walker

In a Los Angeles hotel suite, John F. Kennedy confers with his brother and campaign manager Bobby during the Democratic National Convention, at which JFK was picked as the 1960 party nominee.

By Hank Walker

(Source: TIME)