Back in 1912, President Taft signed the proclamation admitting Arizona into the union as the 48th state in the US. Here’s how it went, and what Arizona looked like around that time.
Amid the most dramatic scenes ever witnessed in Congress, the house early today passed the resolution which formally declared Germany as an enemy and launched the United States in the fight for the democracy of the world.
Politics 1968: The big show The bands were tuning up, the barkers were practicing their spiels, the five — count-’em — five Republican elephants were lumbering
LBJ comments on civil disorder group report President Johnson has called the study by his Commission on Civil Disorders one of the most complete ever
A proclamation: Display the flag at their homes or other suitable places on the second Sunday in May as a public expression of our love and reverence for the mothers of our country…
1981: President Reagan was wounded in the chest by a gunman, John Hinckley Jr, who tried to assassinate him with a burst of .22-caliber bullets
“It with inexpressible grief, that I have to announce to you the death of the great and good General WASHINGTON. He died last evening be∣tween 10 and 11 o’clock, after a short illness of about twenty-four hours.”
“Without virtue and without integrity, the finest talents and the most brilliant accomplishments can never gain the respect and conciliate the esteem of the truly valuable part of mankind.”
Lacy pink glamour on a thrifty Valentine cake. Snowdrift beauty on a Washington’s Birthday pie. Tempting white fluffiness on a homemade sundae to serve on Lincoln’s Birthday – or any “special” day.
Roosevelt & FDR (1941) Prime Minister Winston Churchill and President Franklin Roosevelt give a joint press conference in the Oval Office of the White House,
Woman-for-President idea gains in favor by George Gallup Princeton, NJ, Oct 28 — A woman for President of the United States? American voters are getting
The Mother of John Q Adams It is said that superior men always have superior mothers, and it certainly seems to be the case in
Six photographers were brought into Franklin D Roosevelt’s office on the afternoon that the Brazilian Trade Agreement was to be signed in 1935. Here’s what
William Howard Taft (1857–1930) was the 27th President of the United States, and inaugurated in March 1909. Here are some pictures from that snowy day,
John Wilkes Booth was already well-known years before committing the deed — the 1865 assassination of President Abraham Lincoln— that truly ensured his name would