Bad weather keeping you indoors? Check out this cool photo of the Smithsonian Castle from 1900 and explore the rest of the Washingtoniana Collection at the D.C. Public Library. Plus, related articles from SI.edu and Ghosts of DC.
Witness history in this incredible silent film of President William McKinley, shot by Thomas Edison in 1901 at the Capitol. Thanks to the Library of Congress, we can see what life was like over a hundred years ago!
Check out this home movie footage from Lady Bird Johnson during the 1960s! The LBJ Library has an entire YouTube channel dedicated to these videos, plus follow them on Twitter and Facebook. See President Johnson, Vice President Humphrey, and more!
Take a look back at President Nixon during the Watergate scandal and see how the American Presidency was redefined. Watch the video and see the intimidating photo of Richard Nixon. Visit Ghosts of DC to learn more!
Learn about President Woodrow Wilson's role in honoring the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery. Explore the historic events surrounding this momentous occasion, including the Evening Public Ledger's coverage and Wilson's visit to the Tomb of the Unknowns. Visit Woodrow Wilson House for more information.
An in-depth look at one of the most powerful and important inaugural addresses of all time. Read the text or watch the full speech to see why this is something worth watching in its entirety. Includes a famous quote, start watching at 13:45.