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    Jacqueline Kennedy: Personally-owned Pocket Congressional Directory. 4 1/4" x 5 3/4" leather-bound copy of the "Pocket Congressional Directory January 1955" with the name of the owner, "Mrs. John F. Kennedy" stamped in gold at the bottom right corner of the cover. The book includes JFK's portrait on page 60 and was provided to Jackie by the Superintendent of Documents. A letter of provenance from White House secretary Evelyn Lincoln is included. The book was left behind at the White House when Jackie left in 1963 "to be picked by friends, if they chose." Inside are photographs of the major players of the Eighty-Fourth Congress including President Eisenhower and Vice President Nixon, Speaker Sam Rayburn, along with Senators Bush, Goldwater, Humphrey, Lyndon Johnson, Kefauver and Thurmond and Representatives James Roosevelt, Gene McCarthy, and Gerald R. Ford, Jr. of Grand Rapids,MI, just in his fourth term.


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    November, 2015
    7th Saturday
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