Photographer/Creator

Chet Smolski, Rhode Island College

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Date

Winter 1-1987

Description

The Boston skyline is photographed from The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library at Columbia Point in this 1987 photograph. In 1963 Kennedy chose Boston as the location of his Presidential Library because he felt the other Presidential Libraries (there were only four at the time) were too far away from scholarly resources. Within a month from that time, October 1963, he was assassinated. Nearly two decades later in 1979 the library was dedicated.

Notes

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_F._Kennedy_Presidential_Library_and_Museum

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Subject Headings

Cities and towns -- Massachusetts -- Boston;

Country Name

United States of America

Region Name

Massachusetts

City Name

Boston

Keywords

cityscape, skyline, waterfront, skyscraper

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