Written by
Kennedy Onassis, Jacqueline, American, 1929 - 1994
Subject of
McCulloch, William Moore, American, 1901 - 1980
President Kennedy, John F., American, 1917 - 1963
June 24, 1971
ink on paper
H x W: 8 1/8 x 8 1/8 in. (20.6 x 20.6 cm)
This three-page letter (abc) and envelope (d) from Jacquelyn Kennedy Onassis is addressed to Congressman William McCulloch of Ohio. Onassis thanks him for his support of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and for supporting her husband, President John. F. Kennedy. The stationery pages are pale blue, square-shaped and have a logo in the top left corner that contains an image of Aristotle Onassis's yacht, named after his daughter, and text that reads [On Board S/Y Christina]. The letter is handwritten in printscript and is signed [Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis]. The envelope is addressed [Congressman William M. McCulloch / House Office Building / Washington DC / USA] and has two postage stamps and a black ink stamp in the top right. The text of the ink stamp is illegible but it appears to be in Greek.
Place used
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted
Ioánnina, Epirus, Greece, Europe
Place made
Skorpiós, Ionian Islands, Greece, Europe
Documents and Published Materials
letters (correspondence)
Civil rights
U.S. History, 1961-1969
U.S. History, 1969-2001
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of James F. Dicke, II
Object number
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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