Vintage politics

Portrait George Washington - National Guard Heritage
George Washington’s life & legacy

During George Washington’s presidency, he considered the government to have been created for the good of all the people – and to be used for the good of all.

The Funeral of President Lincoln, New York, April 25th, 1865, Passing Union Square
What Abraham Lincoln’s funeral was like (1865)

Here’s a look back at Abraham Lincoln’s funeral and the entire funeral procession, where millions of people came out to see the President’s hearse pass by on the way from Washington DC to Chicago.

U. S. Capitol through the Cherry Blossoms, Washington, DC vintage postcard
What Washington DC was like in the 1950s

Take a trip back to the past – go sightseeing and learn more about what Washington DC was like in the 1950s! The classic tour is here, from the Capitol to the Lincoln Memorial to the White House.

Who was Frederick Douglass
Who was Frederick Douglass?

Frederick Douglass, who was born a slave in Talbot county, Maryland, in 1817, was the one conspicuous anti-slavery agitator who spoke of the wrongs and cruelty of slavery from personal experience.