Jackie Kennedy

Texas History |
October 23, 2013

Robert L. Wood’s Letter to Jackie Kennedy

November 22, 1963 Mrs. John F. KennedyWHITE HOUSEWashington, D.C. My dear Mrs. Kennedy: I have never before written to a Congressman, President or any type of Statesman. In fact, in my thirty some years of living I have never DONE MUCH OF ANYTHING, except vote, toward being an American or

Texas History |
October 23, 2013

Claudine Skeat’s Letter to Jackie Kennedy

Mrs. John F. KennedyWhite HouseWashington, D.C.  Dear Mrs. Kennedy, You and President Kenney were in my office a week ago yesterday. I am secretary to General Bedwell at Brooks Air Force Base, and I will forever be haunted by how handsome and healthy and happy you two looked – and

News & Politics |
October 23, 2013

Suzan Lane’s Letter to Jackie Kennedy

Dec. 6, 1963Houston, Texas Dear Mrs. Kennedy, I am ten years old. When I saw them moving President Kennedy’s rocking chairs out of the White House, a great sadness entered my heart. You made such a beautiful collection of treasures from other Presidents of the United States. Do you think

Texas History |
October 23, 2013

Marcy Wentworth’s Letter to Jackie Kennedy

5509 Dalwood DriveAustin, Texas 78723November 25, 1963 Dear Mrs. Kennedy, There are no words in any language to express truly our grief and the sympathy we wish to extend to you and your family on the death of your husband, the President – our President. We Texans pride ourselves in