JFK & Jackie, Elvis, and Marilyn! Talk about American icons!
Student Alvaro Gonzalez ‘16 found these photos while assisting our Manuscripts Curator with processing the Arthur O’Connell Collection.
O’Connell was a film and TV actor. Among his screen appearances were Picnic (1955), Anatomy of a Murder (1959), and The Hiding Place (1975). In 1962, O’Connell portrayed the father of Elvis Presley’s character in the movie Follow That Dream.
Of special note: Marilyn Monroe autographed her photo with a personal message to O’Connell!