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letter from Bill Clinton to Ronald Reagan on December 27th, 1988
A Letter from Bill Clinton to Ronald Reagan in 1988
Uncover the interesting history between Bill Clinton and Ronald Reagan when we dug up this letter from 1988 when Bill Clinton was the Governor of Arkansas at the National Archives.
Print shows a large campaign banner for Republican presidential candidate Abraham Lincoln and running mate Hannibal Hamlin. Lincoln's first name is given here as "Abram." The banner consists of a thirty-three star American flag pattern printed on cloth. In one corner, a bust portrait of Lincoln, without beard, encircled by stars, appears on a blue field.
An Amazing Piece of American History: Lincoln's Campaign Banner from 1860
Discover an amazing piece of American history – a large campaign banner for Republican presidential candidate Abraham Lincoln from the 1860 election. View the thirty-three star American flag pattern and bust portrait of Lincoln encircled by stars. Learn more here!
William Jefferson Clinton and Hillary Rodham Clinton play catch in the Rose Garden. They are practicing for upcoming opening pitch ceremonies that both of them will participate in. 4/3/94.
The Clintons Playing Baseball in the Rose Garden: A Candid Moment from 1994
Relive a candid moment from 1994 with Bill & Hillary Clinton, as they practice for an Opening Day ceremony in the Rose Garden. See the original photo!
President and Mrs. Wilson (March 20th, 1920)
Francis H. Robinson: The Man Behind the Wheel at the White House
Meet Francis H. Robinson, the long-time chauffeur at the White House who drove six presidents, countless kings and queens, and other dignitaries. Learn the history of the automobile at the White House, plus amusing anecdotes about each president's driving preference.
President Taft at the baseball game in 1912
Exploring the History of William Howard Taft: A Photographic Journey
Explore the history of William Howard Taft with this photographic journey! See images of Taft at the baseball game in 1912 and 1916 and learn more about the 27th president of the United States.
Walter Johnson in 1939
A Special Gift to the Big Train: Six Baseballs Autographed by Six Presidents
Walter Johnson's special gift to the National Baseball Museum at Cooperstown, New York was six baseballs autographed by six presidents: Theodore Roosevelt, William H. Taft, Woodrow Wilson, Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge, and Herbert Hoover. With the exception of those autographed by Roosevelt and Hoover, the balls were thrown out at opening games during Johnson's tenure as star pitcher for the Washington Senators.
Chief Justice Morrison R. Waite administering the oath of office to Rutherford B. Hayes on a flag-draped inaugural stand on the east portico of the U.S. Capitol
Rutherford B. Hayes Inauguration: Photos from 1877
Not many remember Rutherford B. Hayes, but we'd like to shine a light on the 19th President with a series of photos from his 1877 Inauguration. See the Senate wing of the U.S. Capitol, inauguration stand, and more!
President Roosevelt in carriage en route to Capitol
Teddy Roosevelt's 1905 Inauguration: Unity, Responsibility and Pioneer Spirit
A look at Theodore Roosevelt's diverse and triumphant second inauguration in 1905, his call for American responsibility and virtue, and his aim to inspire national confidence and pioneer spirit.
Wahat to Wear in 1969 - Club Coat
What to Wear to the 1969 Inauguration: A Guide to Appropriate Attire
Get a glimpse into the past and learn what was considered appropriate attire for the 1969 inauguration of Richard Nixon. Learn more about the formal dress code and where to buy a "Club Coat" for the ceremony.
The Washington Herald on January 17th, 1913
Exploring the History of Inaugural Balls, 100 Years Ago Today
Learn about the history of Inaugural Balls, 100 years ago with a look at the front page of the Washington Herald on Friday, January 17th, 1913. Discover the austerity of Obama's second term mirrored in the desires articulated by newly elected President Woodrow Wilson.

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