Fifty years after the event, Life recently released previously unpublished photos of John F. Kennedy’s 1961 inauguration.

While JFK may not liked wearing hats, he did wear the traditional top hat on the day of his inauguration.

JFK wearing top hat

JFK in morning dress w/cashmere stripes trousers

JFK standing in morning coat

JFK in black tie, dress shirt without studs

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