Life Magazine for November 29, 1963, "President John F. Kennedy 1917-1963"

Summary

Stunned and disillusioned Americans eagerly embraced commemorative books and magazines following the tragic death of President Kennedy on November 22, 1963. The cover of this issue of Life magazine features a portrait of John F. Kennedy by the internationally acclaimed photographer, Yousuf Karsh.

Stunned and disillusioned Americans eagerly embraced commemorative books and magazines following the tragic death of President Kennedy on November 22, 1963. The cover of this issue of Life magazine features a portrait of John F. Kennedy by the internationally acclaimed photographer, Yousuf Karsh.

Artifact

Magazine (Periodical)

Date Made

29 November 1963

Subject Date

22 November 1963

Creators

Time, inc. 

Karsh, Yousuf, 1908-2002 

Place of Creation

United States, Illinois, Chicago 

Creator Notes

Cover photograph by Yousuf Karsh. Published by Time Inc., Chicago, Illinois.

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2013.50.5

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: 13.75 in

Width: 10.625 in

Inscriptions

Text on front cover: LIFE / PRESIDENT / JOHN F. / KENNEDY / 1917-1963

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