On December 7th, 1921, baseball's greatest hitter Babe Ruth visited President Harding in the White House. See an old photo of him exiting the West Wing and read about his earlier visits to the Executive Office of the President.
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!
Explore a fascinating old photo from the Library of Congress, gifted to the Library in 1947 by Herbert French. It was created somewhere between 1909 and 1940 and features Native Americans at the White House.
Take a look back in time to Mar. 4, 1905, when Teddy Roosevelt was inaugurated in Washington, D.C. with much celebration and fanfare. Watch the video from the Library of Congress and learn more about this historic event.
Take a look back in time and explore D.C. during the early days of World War II with photos from the Library of Congress. See how the houses look remarkably similar to those in Philadelphia. Check out the photos here!