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WHAT DID JACQUELINE KENNEDY GIVE TO FEW PEOPLE AFTER NOV. 22, 1963?

Posted by RALEIGH DEGEER AMYX on Wed, Dec 29, 2010 @ 06:50 PM

FOLLOWING THE ASSASSINATION OF JOHN F. KENNEDY, JACQUELINE KENNEDY WAS GIVEN SPECIAL PERMISSION, BY PRESIDENT LYNDON B. JOHNSON,  TO LIVE AT THE WHITE HOUSE UNTIL SHE WAS PREPARED, AT HER OWN SPEED, TO DEPART FOREVER. AND THIS SHE DID....ON  DECEMBER 8, 1963.

Jacqueline Kennedy at her desk in the White House JACQUELINE BOUVIER KENNEDY - AT WORK AT HER DESK

DURING THIS TIME OF BEREAVEMENT, THE FORMER FIRST LADY TOOK THIS TIME, (NOVEMBER 22, 1963 TO DECEMBER 8, 1963), TO PERSONALLY AUTHOR SOMETHING TO VERY FEW PEOPLE. THESE FEW WERE TO WHITE HOUSE CAREER SERVANTS THAT HAD SERVED THE FIRST FAMILY SO TIRELESSLY...............AND PERSONALLY FOR 1000 DAYS.

COMPLETE PRESENTATION OF J.F.K. ASSASSINATION RELATED PERSONAL NOTE FROM FIRST LADY- JACQUELINE KENNEDY TO WHITE HOUSE MATRE DE' CHARLES FICKLIN 1963

COMPLETE PRESENTATION OF J.F.K. ASSASSINATION RELATED PERSONAL NOTE FROM FIRST LADY- JACQUELINE KENNEDY TO WHITE HOUSE MATRE DE' CHARLES FICKLIN 1963

ONE OF THESE SPECIAL PEOPLE, THAT HAD PLEASED THE PRESIDENT AND MRS. KENNEDY SO WAS, WHITE HOUSE MATRE DE' CHARLES FICKLIN. HER FEELINGS FOR HIM ARE SO CLEARLY REVEALED IN THE FORMER FIRST LADY'S TOUCHING  WORDS....

Letter from Jacqueline Kennedy

"FOR DEAR CHARLES...YOU MADE OUR BRIEF YEARS HERE ALL THE PRIDE THEY WERE....AND YOU SERVED THE PRESIDENT SO WELL....HOW WE WILL MISS YOU......JACQUELINE KENNEDY."

 

CHARLES FICKLIN-WHITE HOUSE MATRE DE' - IN THE WHITE HOUSE EAST ROOM IN 1963

CHARLES FICKLIN-WHITE HOUSE MATRE DE' - IN THE WHITE HOUSE EAST ROOM IN 1963

ABOVE HISTORICAL ITEMS ARE FROM THE RALEIGH DEGEER AMYX COLLECTION, ALSO KNOWN AS THE AMERICAN HERITAGE COLLECTION.

RALEIGH DEGEER AMYX|THE AMERICAN HERITAGE COLLECTION|THE RALEIGH DEGEER AMYX COLLECTION|HISTORIAN & COLLECTOR - RALEIGH DEGEER AMYX - 2010

 


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