presidents

Letter from John F. Kennedy nominating his Cabinet - January 20th, 1961

Wow. This one is cool. We found this digging through the National Archives. Amazing. This is the letter John F. Kennedy sent on Inauguration Day...

This is a shot of President Calvin Coolidge at an event for the Boy Scouts of America at the White House.
Bigwig Digs

A great new site launched today and the GoDC community is going to love this one. It's called Bigwig Digs, put together by the...
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In September 1955, President Eisenhower suffered a heart attack while visiting Denver. He was rushed to Fitzsimmons Army Hospital, where he would spend seven...
JFK in the Oval Officevideo

This is great old film footage of John F Kennedy in the Oval Office. The narration is in German (I believe - correct me...
LBJ in the White House with his dogs Him and Her

How tragic is this? On June 15th, 1966, President Johnson's beagle was accidentally run over by the White House limousine in the driveway of...
President and Mrs. Kennedy arrive in San Antonio - November 21st, 1963 (Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum)video

If you read this piece in the Washington Post on Wednesday morning, November 20th, 1963, you probably didn't think much of it. President Kennedy was...
reward poster by the War Department for Booth, Surratt and Herold (Library of Congress)

The assassination of President Lincoln is one of the most, if not the most, tragic event in the history of Washington. Lincoln was shot...
McKinley & cabinet (Library of Congress)

If you know who POTUS 25 is off the top of your head, congratulations. You are an über history geek. Enjoy the Libary of...
Ebbitt House in 1865 as photographed by Matthew Brady (Wikipedia)

GoDCer and long-distance reader Ben sent in a request to do a little digging on local favorite Old Ebbitt Grill. The restaurant has a...

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