Hemingway and JFK Connection

Portrait of Hemingway by Waldo Pierce

I am really starting to like the Journal of Oak Park and River Forest which had a second article regarding Ernest Hemingway in the last month.  The article goes on to talk about Hemingway’s work that is kept at the JFK Library in Boston. For a look into what Hemingway’s own personal library contained visit this 441 page PDF document.

“Thomas Putnam, who gave the 27th annual Ernest Hemingway Birthday Lecture at the Oak Park Arts Center last Wednesday evening, is the director of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum. According to the program, the JFK Library is “responsible for collecting, preserving and exhibiting the documents, audiovisual material and memorabilia of Kennedy and his administration.” Read full story by writer Ken Trainor …

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