Stopping for lunch, 1960


Robert Kennedy stops for lunch while on the campaign trail for his brother, John F. Kennedy. Bluefield, West Virginia, 1960. A different world, different times.

Caption from Shorpy: “Spring 1960. “Efforts of John F. Kennedy’s campaign team, including members of his family, in West Virginia during Kennedy’s quest for the 1960 Democratic presidential nomination. Includes brother Bob at a drive-in in Bluefield.” From photos by Bob Lerner for the Look magazine article “The Kennedys: A Family Political Machine.” 35mm negative.

The Old Wolf has spoken.

Dublin, 1960

Wednesday July 27th, 1960. The first Irish Troops bound for the Congo marched through Dublin before boarding trucks at Broadstone which transported them to Baldonnell where U.S. Airforce Aircraft flew troops and equipment to the Congo. From “Under the Blue Flag” by Raymond Smyth. This photo and its description by a forumite known as D250 was found here.