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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.

Portrait George Washington - National Guard Heritage
President George Washington’s Farewell Address (1796)

“Though, in reviewing the incidents of my administration, I am unconscious of intentional error, I am nevertheless too sensible of my defects not to think it probable that I may have committed many errors,” said President Washington’s Farewell Address.

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.

Suffrage victory in Congress (1919)

Also see: Lincoln’s sister-in-law casts first vote at 103 (1914) Women who engineered suffrage Congress victory Group of lobbyists of the National Woman’s Party and Senator

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