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Tag: William H. Taft

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Analysing the Washington Times of May 16th, 1912 - Roosevelt's Sure Nomination
Explore the Washington Times of May 16th, 1912, and the sure nomination of Theodore Roosevelt in the presidential election of 1912. Learn more about this historic event and the newspaper's coverage.
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May 15th, 1912: Taft Depressed By Poor Showing, May Quit Race
Taft and Roosevelt were battling it out for the Presidency in 1912. Here’s the front page of the Washington Times for May 15th, 101 years ago today. front page of the Washington Times – May 15th, 1912 back page of the Washington Times – May 15th, 1912
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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.
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March 1st, 1913: Titanic Hero Honored at White House
One hundred years ago today, exactly at 2:15 p.m. (when we published this post), Captain A.H. Rostron was awarded a Congressional Medal in the  East Room of the White House. President Taft (in the final days of his administration) presided over the event, presenting the award to Rostron for “acts of unusual heroism,” saving the lives of 700 passengers. Make sure you read our old...
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