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Presidents Day

How can we learn what past presidents thought and felt? Reading presidential letters gives students a chance to "hear" the professional and personal voices of presidents. FIND OUT MORE »

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Discover sources on the presidency

Theodore Roosevelt

T Roosevelt: "Let us pay with our bodies for our souls' desire." [...] »

Illustration, Abraham the great and Genl. Grant his..., 1864, T. B. Bishop, LoC.

A keyword-searchable archive containing over 2,000 of Abraham Lincoln's papers. [...] »

Photo, The swearing in of President Ford..., Aug. 9, 1974, Robert L. Knudsen.

Visit the Gerald Ford Presidential Library for a wealth of resources regarding [...] »

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Teaching Resources

Learn strategies for teaching the presidency

Photo, Photo, Bronze casting of the life mask..., Highsmith, 2009, LoC

Students reading over-the-top fiction? Remind them to read historical fiction [...] »

What do the contents of pockets say about their owners? TAH teachers model [...] »

How do the buildings and artifacts at Mount Vernon reflect the lives of the [...] »

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Test your presidential knowledge!

Photo, Lady Bird Johnson speaks with President Lyndon B. Johnson following. . .

When the presidents' maladies threatened to affect their performance. [...] »

Photo, Lincoln Inaugural Bible, 2008, Michaela McNichol

The first day on the new job is difficult for everybody—including U.S. [...] »

Print, Dividing the national map, 1860, Library of Congress

What can historical election maps tell us? Take a look at the electoral vote [...] »

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