Memorial Card for John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 1963

Summary

Stunned and disillusioned Americans eagerly embraced books, magazines, and other products following the tragic death of President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963. This memorial card for President Kennedy was part of a larger tradition of Christian holy cards or prayer cards used in church, as part of a funeral service.

Stunned and disillusioned Americans eagerly embraced books, magazines, and other products following the tragic death of President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963. This memorial card for President Kennedy was part of a larger tradition of Christian holy cards or prayer cards used in church, as part of a funeral service.

Artifact

Memorial card

Date Made

1963

Subject Date

1963

Creators

Unknown

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2013.50.24

Credit

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

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 9.5 in

Width: 5.625 in

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