The collection consists mainly of ephemera and printed material, a ball gown worn by the donor's mother to the Inauguration
Ball, publications such as "Life" and "Look" and newspapers which cover the Kennedy inauguration and assassination. This collection
also includes ephemera from the California Governor Brown's Inauguration.
Marian and Albert H. Allen attended the Kennedy-Johnson Inauguration in 1961. Marian Allen (1917-2003) and Albert H. Allen
(d. 2002) married in 1939. Mr. Allen was one of the longest practicing attorneys in California, practicing real estate law
in Beverly Hills for nearly 70 years.
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