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A President's Funeral
JFK Assassination 50 Years Later

A President's Funeral

This Associated Press wire photo of the President's coffin in the Capitol Rotunda ran on the third page of the Monday, November 25, 1963, issue of The Crimson.

The Game, Rescheduled
Football

The Game, Rescheduled

Yale's Bill Henderson (40) runs into Crimson opposition during the second period of the 1963 Harvard-Yale Game, as John Dockerty (44), Jack Neuenschwander (70), and Rick Beizer (26) converge on the Eli halfback. This photograph from the New Haven Game, which was rescheduled for November 30 after the Kennedy assassination, ran on the third page of the Monday, December 2, 1963, issue of The Crimson.

JFK at the Commonwealth Armory
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JFK at the Commonwealth Armory

President John F. Kennedy '40 and his brother Edward M. Kennedy '54-'56 appear together at a dinner at Boston's Commonwealth Armory on Saturday, October 19, 1963, a month before the President's assassination. The photograph ran on the front page of the Monday, October 21, 1963, issue of The Crimson.

The President's Gaze
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The President's Gaze

President John F. Kennedy '40 photographed in Boston by The Crimson on Saturday, October 19, 1963, just a month before he was assassinated. The photograph ran on page two of the Saturday, November 23, 1963, issue of The Crimson.

Mourner in Memorial Church
Memorial Church

Mourner in Memorial Church

One mourner among a reported 2000 who gathered in Memorial Church on Saturday, Nov. 23, 1963, to demonstrate what the photo's caption characterizes as "the intense sorrow of a stunned nation." The photo ran on page two of the Monday, November 25, 1963, issue of The Crimson.

At the Microphone
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At the Microphone

President John F. Kennedy '40 speaking at Boston's Commonwealth Armory on Saturday, Oct. 19, 1963, after attending the Harvard-Columbia football game. This photo ran on the front page of The Crimson on Monday, October 21, 1963, just a month before the President's assassination.

Kennedy as a Student
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Kennedy as a Student

John F. Kennedy '40 photographed as a senior at Harvard in 1940. The image ran on the front page of the November 22, 1963, extra edition of The Crimson

Kennedy the Overseer
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Kennedy the Overseer

The President-elect leaves University Hall after his final meeting on the University Board of Overseers on January 9, 1961. The photograph ran on page four of the Tuesday, November 26, 1963, issue of The Crimson.

Kennedy as a Student
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Scenes of a President and His Mourners

Extra Extra: November 22, 1963
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Extra Extra: November 22, 1963

DESMOND BRYANT
Football

DESMOND BRYANT

After heart surgery, defensive lineman Desmond Bryant '09 is looking to make a full comeback to the Cleveland Browns' defensive line

Football

Found in The Crimson's Archives

The Crimson has been doing some summer cleaning around the building and found this classic picture (on the left) from ...

The Square

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Summer

Back for the Summer!

Away from campus for the summer? The Crimson has you covered. Our staff is back in Cambridge, so be sure ...

Seniors

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House Art Cover Wallpaper
Visual Arts

Art House

Youth Homelessness in the Square
Harvard Square

For Homeless Youth, Age Can Compound Challenges of Life on the Streets

On Year Later: Boston Marathon Bombings
Boston Marathon

VIDEO: Looking Back One Year Later, Harvard Affiliates Prepare to Return to Finish Line

Johnston Gate Arts Cover
Arts

Rebuilding the Past: Harvard's Beautification Renaissance