John F. Kennedy visiting East Carolina College


Title
John F. Kennedy visiting East Carolina College
Description
Large group of dignitaries including ECC President Leo W. Jenkins on the stage during the 1960 presidential campaign rally for United States Senator John F. Kennedy at East Carolina College in Greenville, N.C.
Date
September 17, 1960
Original Format
negatives
Extent
6cm x 6cm
Local Identifier
1161-s2-ss1-b19-fl
Creator(s)
Subject(s)
Spatial
Location of Original
East Carolina Manuscript Collection
Rights
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Comments

Douglas Crumpler Sep 14 2021

When JFK spoke at the Football Stadium, the ECC/ECU Band was immediately in front on the stage. As I was a freshman Music Major, I was delegated to playing cymbals which meant I was in the very back with my back to the stage. During an interval where the band was playing and JFK was mingling with the stage dignitaries and participants, I turned around and leaned over the stage edge, and JFK saw me and came over to shook my hand!

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