Fayette County



Fayetteville

John F. Kennedy was here on April 20.
Hubert Humphrey was here on April 8 and April 30.
Eleanor Roosevelt visited on October 19.
Montgomery

John F. Kennedy was here on April 20.
Hubert Humphrey was here on April 8.
Franklin D. Roosevelt Jr. came on May 6.
Eleanor Roosevelt visited on October 19.
Mount Hope

John F. Kennedy was here on April 20.
Hubert Humphrey was here on April 8.
Franklin D. Roosevelt Jr. was scheduled to come on May 6.
Eleanor Roosevelt visited on October 19.
Oak Hill

John F. Kennedy was here on April 20 and May 5.
Hubert Humphrey was here on April 8.
Eleanor Roosevelt visited on October 19.
Jean Kennedy Smith was here on May 5.
Smithers

Hubert Humphrey visited on April 8.
Gauley Bridge

John F. Kennedy was here on April 20.
Hubert Humphrey was here on April 8.
Franklin D. Roosevelt Jr. came on April 21.
Eleanor Roosevelt visited on October 19.

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Campaign in Fayette County

John F. Kennedy was in Fayetteville, Gauley Bridge, Montgomery, Mount Hope, and Oak Hill on April 20 and returned to Oak Hill on May 5. Hubert Humphrey made stops in Fayetteville, Gauley Bridge, Montgomery, Mount Hope, Oak Hill, and Smithers on April 8, and was in Fayetteville again on April 30.

Franklin D. Roosevelt Jr. campaigned for Kennedy in Gauley Bridge on April 21 and Montgomery on May 6, at which time he was also scheduled to appear in Mount Hope. Jean Kennedy Smith was in Oak Hill on May 5. Eleanor Roosevelt made stops in Fayetteville, Gauley Bridge, Montgomery, Mount Hope, and Oak Hill on October 19.

Newspapers
Article, Fayetteville State Sentinel, April 6, 1960
Article, Fayette Tribune, April 7, 1960
Article, Montgomery Herald, April 7, 1960
Article, Fayette Tribune, April 11, 1960
Article, Fayette Tribune, April 14, 1960
Article, Montgomery Herald, April 14, 1960
Article, Fayette Tribune, April 18, 1960
Article, Charleston Daily Mail, April 20, 1960
Article, Beckley Post Herald, April 21, 1960
Article, Fayette Tribune, April 21, 1960
Article, Fayette Tribune, April 25, 1960
Article, Fayette Tribune, April 28, 1960
Article, Beckley Post Herald, May 6, 1960
Article, Fayette Tribune, May 9, 1960

Advertisement
Advertisement, Hubert Humphrey at the Fayette County Memorial Building, Fayetteville State Sentinel, April 27, 1960

Audio-Visual

Eleanor Roosevelt campaigning in Fayette and Kanawha counties for John F. Kennedy, October 19, 1960, during the 1960 presidential campaign.    (dialup)     (broadband)

Photographs
Photograph, John F. Kennedy with nine young girls of the American Legion Children Junior Auxiliary at Gauley Bridge High School, Gauley Bridge
Photograph, John F. Kennedy greeting students at Gauley Bridge High School, Gauley Bridge
Photograph, John F. Kennedy speaking at Gauley Bridge High School, Gauley Bridge
Photograph, Trieslo Waldow introducing John F. Kennedy, Gauley Bridge
Photograph, Trieslo Waldow, John F. Kennedy and Virginia Clark, Gauley Bridge
Photograph, John F. Kennedy outdoors with crowd at school, Gauley Bridge
Photograph, Franklin Delano Roosevelt Jr. speaking during John F. Kennedy's 1960 campaign, Gauley Bridge
Photograph, Franklin Delano Roosevelt Jr. with the Winebrenner children in Gauley Bridge
Photograph, Eleanor Roosevelt speaking to a crowd at Gauley Bridge

Speeches
Speech, John F. Kennedy, Mount Hope


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