Katie Palmer's photographs of Robert F. Kennedy's visit to Indianapolis [graphic], 4 May 1968.

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Palmer, Katie. Katie Palmer's photographs of Robert F. Kennedy's visit to Indianapolis [graphic], 4 May 1968.

Katie Palmer's photographs of Robert F. Kennedy's visit to Indianapolis [graphic], 4 May 1968.

This collection consists of five color slides of Senator Robert F. Kennedy's presidential campaign stop near the intersection of 21st and Harding Streets in Indianapolis on 4 May 1968, just three days before the Indiana primary. The slides were taken by Indianapolis resident Katherine "Katie" Palmer in her neighborhood. They are numbered 16 through 20, and show RFK's campaign motorcade and him speaking to and shaking hands with people in the crowd. His bodyguard, Roosevelt "Rosey" Grier, is also shown. Also included in the collection are color prints made from these slides by the Indiana Historical Society photographer in 2006.

1 half document case : col. ; 5 x 5 cm.

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Palmer, Katie, 1975-

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Sen. Robert F. Kennedy of New York declared his candidacy for President on 16 March 1968. In April and early May of 1968, he made many campaign stops throughout Indiana. On 4 May, he attended a morning coffee with teachers at the Hotel Sheridan-Lincoln. He then visited several Indianapolis neighborhoods including one at 21st and Harding Streets as depicted in these slides/photographs. He was shot on 5 June in Los Angeles, California and died the following morning. Roosevelt "Rosey" Grier, also p...

Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968

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Robert Francis Kennedy (1925-1968), brother of former President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, was a Senator from New York. He graduated from Milton Academy in Massachusetts, and served in the United States Navy Reserve from 1944 to 1946. Kennedy later graduated from Harvard University in 1948 and then from the University of Virginia Law School in 1951. He was admitted to the Massachusetts bar in 1951. He worked as an attorney in the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice from 1951 ...