[Dallas florists with roses to be used to decorate the Dallas Trade Mart]

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Original black and white photographic negative taken by an unidentified Dallas Times Herald staff photographer. The image shows Dallas florist shop owners Mr. and Mrs. Pete Harris surrounded by the yellow roses which would be used to decorate the Dallas Trade Mart for the luncheon scheduled to honor President and Mrs. Kennedy on November 22, 1963. The dark roses in the center of the image, between Mr. and Mrs. Harris, are the red roses which would be presented to Mrs. Kennedy upon her arrival at Love Field.

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1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 35 mm.

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Dallas Times Herald November 21, 1963.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2011 and was provided by the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 90 times. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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  • The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

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The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza first opened its doors in 1989 on the sixth and seventh floors of the building formerly known as the Texas School Book Depository in Dallas, the site of the infamous assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

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Original black and white photographic negative taken by an unidentified Dallas Times Herald staff photographer. The image shows Dallas florist shop owners Mr. and Mrs. Pete Harris surrounded by the yellow roses which would be used to decorate the Dallas Trade Mart for the luncheon scheduled to honor President and Mrs. Kennedy on November 22, 1963. The dark roses in the center of the image, between Mr. and Mrs. Harris, are the red roses which would be presented to Mrs. Kennedy upon her arrival at Love Field.

Physical Description

1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 35 mm.

Notes

This image is the eighth photograph on negative strip 58 in the Dallas Times Herald collection.

The Dallas Times Herald newspaper employed a number of staff photographers who were assigned to cover President Kennedy's visit to Fort Worth and Dallas. Not all photographs have a confirmed photographer.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2011

The 2011 edition of Rescuing Texas History includes photographs, postcards, legal documents, and more. These materials reflect generations of past Texans who contributed to the history and culture of the state.

Dallas Times Herald Collection

The Dallas Times Herald played a crucial role in recording the historic visit of President John F. Kennedy to Dallas and Fort Worth, his subsequent assassination and its aftermath.

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  • November 21, 1963

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Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • Sept. 9, 2011, 3:01 p.m.

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  • Aug. 28, 2020, 3:06 p.m.

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Dallas Times Herald. [Dallas florists with roses to be used to decorate the Dallas Trade Mart], photograph, November 21, 1963; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth185133/: accessed April 18, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.

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