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1961 Lincoln Continental Presidential Limousine After "Quick Fix," 1964

Ford Motor Company. Photographic Department1964-05-21

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After President John F. Kennedy's assassination on November 22, 1963, the Hess & Eisenhardt Company of Cincinnati, Ohio, rebuilt the 1961 Lincoln Continental Presidential Limousine into an armored car. The most prominent change was a permanent top fitted with bullet resistant windows around the sides and in the roof. The rooftop windows could be covered with a black vinyl top.

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  • Title: 1961 Lincoln Continental Presidential Limousine After "Quick Fix," 1964
  • Creator: Ford Motor Company. Photographic Department
  • Date: 1964-05-21
  • Location: United States, Michigan, Dearborn
  • Subject Keywords: Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963, Ford Motor Company, Hess & Eisenhardt Company, Automobiles, Armored cars, Assassinations, Customizing, Limousines, Lincoln Continental automobile, Presidential automobiles, United States presidents, Cars, Photographic prints, Photographs
  • Type: Photographs
  • Contributor: The Henry Ford
  • Original Source: Digital Collections
  • Object Name: Photographic print
  • Object ID: P.833.CN.2975.4
  • Image ID: THF111211
  • Credit: From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Ford Motor Company.

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