Archive for November 23rd, 2011

A SELF BASTING ROASTER ~ 1906

1906 roaster ad

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AFTER THE ASSASSINATION

JFK-casket

Following the assassination of President Kennedy, his body was brought back to Washington, D.C. and placed in the East Room of the White House (above) for
24 hours. On the following Sunday, November 24th, his coffin was carried on a
horse-drawn caisson to the U.S. Capitol rotunda to lie in state.   

JFK_casket_in_Capitol_rotunda,_1963

Viewers pass by the flag-draped casket of John F. Kennedy

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REMEMBER THE ORGAN GRINDER?

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MAGAZINE DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1936

LIFE 11-23-36

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