president

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.

Mrs President? A woman president probably not in the cards (1956)

The question of a woman president is often batted around in election years. Former President Harry S Truman has said that a woman may well occupy the White House someday. And President Eisenhower has said that women are competent for the office — though too smart to seek it.