Life Magazine for December 6, 1963, "Mrs. Kennedy, Caroline and John Jr. Wait to Join Procession to Capitol"

Summary

Life magazine was one of the popular documenters of American life at the time of John F. Kennedy's presidency. Photographs of the young President with his glamorous wife Jacqueline and their two attractive children captivated the country. After President Kennedy's assassination, Life magazine used a poignant moment during the funeral to help its readers mourn with the President's family.

Life magazine was one of the popular documenters of American life at the time of John F. Kennedy's presidency. Photographs of the young President with his glamorous wife Jacqueline and their two attractive children captivated the country. After President Kennedy's assassination, Life magazine used a poignant moment during the funeral to help its readers mourn with the President's family.

Artifact

Magazine (Periodical)

Date Made

06 December 1963

Subject Date

25 November 1963

Creators

Time, inc. 

Ward, Fred 

Place of Creation

United States, Illinois, Chicago 

Creator Notes

Cover photograph by Fred Ward; published by Time Inc., Chicago, Illinois.

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2013.50.3

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of the Estate of Dr. and Mrs. Martin A. Glynn.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 13.375 in

Width: 10.625 in

Inscriptions

Text on front cover: LIFE / MRS. KENNEDY, / CAROLINE / AND JOHN JR. / WAIT TO JOIN / PROCESSION / TO CAPITOL

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