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  • A. Lincoln blog(142 clicks)
  • Abraham Lincoln(138 clicks)
  • Abraham Lincoln Historical Digitization Project(119 clicks)
    Lincoln/Net presents historical materials from Abraham Lincoln's Illinois years (1830-1861), including Lincoln's writings and speeches, as well as other materials illuminating antebellum Illinois.
  • Abraham Lincoln in contemporary caricature(110 clicks)
    From the American monthly review of reviews for February 1901, containing cartoons from the files of H
  • Abraham Lincoln Papers at the Library of Congress(118 clicks)
    "The complete Abraham Lincoln Papers at the Library of Congress consists of approximately 20,000 documents. The collection is organized into three "General Correspondence" series which include incoming and outgoing correspondence and enclosures, drafts of speeches, and notes and printed material. Most of the 20,000 items are from the 1850s through Lincoln's presidential years, 1860-65."
  • Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum(124 clicks)
  • Abraham Lincoln Research Site(161 clicks)
  • Abraham Lincoln's Humanistic Religious Beliefs(113 clicks)
  • Abraham Lincoln, man and American(122 clicks)
    Abraham Lincoln, man and American an intimate relation by Elbert Hubbard Published 1917 by Hartford Lunch Co. in New York .
  • American Presidency Project(108 clicks)
  • American Presidency: A Glorious Burden(146 clicks)
  • American President(128 clicks) houses two primary modules: "The Presidency in History" and "The Presidency in Action."
  • Andrew Jackson(129 clicks)
    White House biography
  • Andrew Jackson Collection, Library of Congress(108 clicks)
    " Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) collected his correspondence and official papers long before he became president. Although he took the precaution of designating Francis P. Blair custodian of this material, the Jackson manuscripts were scattered after the president's death. The Library of Congress has painstakingly reconstructed the collection through 100 separate accessions, building upon the important body of correspondence, transcripts, speeches, and orders donated by Blair's grandchildren in 1903. The published index for the Jackson papers prepared by the Manuscript Division traces the provenance of the 26,000-item collection and provides an alphabetical list of writers and recipients of letters. The collection has been microfilmed."
  • Andrew Johnson(134 clicks)
  • Andrew Johnson Impeachment(117 clicks)
  • Biography of Teddy Roosevelt(128 clicks)
    Nice biography with pictures. Roosevelt was a diverse and dynamic man.
  • Book of the Presidents(124 clicks)
    The book of the presidents with biographical sketches by Charles H. Grosvenor Published 1902 by Continental Press in Washington, D.C .
  • Calvin Coolidge(138 clicks)
  • Carl Schurz, Abraham Lincoln: An Essay(111 clicks)
    An 1891 essay on Lincoln.
  • Character Above All(136 clicks)
    Excerpts of Tom Wicker's essay on Nixon.
  • Chester A. Arthur(111 clicks)
  • Clinton Accused(123 clicks)
    Special Report about the Clinton impeachment by the Washington Post
  • Clinton Years(137 clicks)
    PBS special
  • Complete works of Abraham Lincoln [excerpts](132 clicks)
  • Dear Bess: Love Letters From The President(141 clicks)
    Harry Truman's love letters to his wife
  • Diary and Letters of Rutherford B. Hayes(103 clicks)
    "Rutherford B. Hayes kept a diary from age twelve to his death at age 70 in 1893. He was one of only three presidents to keep a diary while in office. The edited diaries and letters were published in 1922 as a set of five volumes, The Diary and Letters of Rutherford B. Hayes, Nineteenth President of the United States, edited by Charles Richard Williams (Columbus, Ohio: Ohio State Archeological and Historical Society, 1922). These 3000 pages of text have been digitized and are now available on the Web for students, scholars, and anyone interested in Hayes and the social and political history of his time period. Researchers can search by volume and keyword or browse through the 5 volumes page by page."
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower(113 clicks)
  • Dwight Eisenhower Library(119 clicks)
    Official site.
  • Eleanor & Harry(151 clicks)
    Edited by the late Steve Neal, political editor for the Chicago Sun-Times, the correspondence reveals the extraordinary story of a deep, often stormy and enduring friendship throughout one of the most important era's in American History.
  • Eleanor Roosevelt and Harry Truman(130 clicks)
  • Famous presidents : Washington, Jefferson, Madison, Lincoln, Grant(134 clicks)
    1903 book
  • FDR Cartoon Archive(131 clicks)
    Great resource with thousands of cartoons catalogued.
  • FDR Library(108 clicks)
    Library and Museum
  • Ford's Theatre(120 clicks)
    National Historic Site
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt(108 clicks)
  • Franklin Pierce(133 clicks)
  • George Bush(130 clicks)
  • George Washington Online(113 clicks)
    Biography, classroom activities, more.
  • Gerald R. Ford(108 clicks)
  • Gerald R. Ford Library(137 clicks)
    Official site
  • Grant, By A Slave(111 clicks)
  • Grover Cleveland(113 clicks)
  • Grover Cleveland Timeline(116 clicks)
  • Harry S. Truman(143 clicks)
  • Harry Truman Library(119 clicks)
    Official site
  • Herbert Hoover(130 clicks)
  • Hoover, Herbert, Photos(107 clicks)
    These images are a small percentage of the photographic holdings of the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library, which total approximately 35,000 and cover the years 1877-1964. A large percentage of these photographs cover the years of the Hoover presidential campaigns and administration (1928-32), as well as the World War I food relief efforts and the post-presidential years.
  • Impeachment Documents(113 clicks)
  • Impeachment of Andrew Johnson(129 clicks)
    From the leading weekly newspaper of its time, HarpWeek presents exclusive online access to Harper's Weekly coverage of the historic 1868 Johnson Impeachment — with over 200 excerpts from 1865-1869 — selected specifically for this site.
  • James A. Garfield(144 clicks)
  • James Buchanan(134 clicks)
  • James K. Polk(114 clicks)
  • James Madison(131 clicks)
  • James Madison Center(127 clicks)
  • James Monroe(140 clicks)
  • Jefferson and Adams: A Lifetime of Letters(108 clicks)
    The correspondence that shows their reconciliation and friendship.
  • Jefferson the Bankrupt(162 clicks)
    Monticello Was among the Prizes in a Lottery for a Ruined Jefferson’s Relief by Gaye Wilson
  • Jefferson's Blood(132 clicks)
    Thomas Jefferson, Sally Hemings, their descendants, and race.
  • Jefferson, Thomas. Autobiography(135 clicks)
  • Jesserson Papers: An Electronic Archive(117 clicks)
  • JFK Assassination(141 clicks)
  • JFK Digital Library(121 clicks)
  • JFK Online(133 clicks)
    Looks athe the myths and outright lies
  • JFK Photo History(127 clicks)
    The History Place photo history of JFK
  • Jimmy Carter(139 clicks)
  • John Adams(122 clicks)
  • John Adams(130 clicks)
  • John F. Kennedy(117 clicks)
  • John Fitzgerald Kennedy Library(113 clicks)
    Official site
  • John Gable, Theodore Roosevelt: A Selected Annotated Bibliography(132 clicks)
    Gable, a graduate of Kenyon College, provides this bibliography about his lifelong passion, Teddy Roosevelt.
  • John Quincy Adams(113 clicks)
  • John Tyler(144 clicks)
  • Lincoln : the man of the people(113 clicks)
    By William H. Mace. 1912
  • Lincoln and Douglas debates; an address before the Chicago Historical Society, February 17, 1914(112 clicks)
  • Lincoln and the Chicken Bone Case(107 clicks)
    "During his long career as a circuit-riding lawyer in Illinois prior to his presidency, Abraham Lincoln won over countless juries with his slow-talking style, his natural wit, and his story-telling ability." By Charles M. Hubbard
  • Lincoln as Writer(133 clicks)
    The National Park Service presents examples of Lincoln's writings.
  • Lincoln at Peoria: The Turning Point(115 clicks)
    "On October 16, 1854, from the steps of the courthouse in Peoria, Illinois, an obscure former congressman named Abraham Lincoln delivered a speech arguing that slavery was incompatible with the Founders’ vision of America as articulated in the Declaration of Independence. Lewis Lehrman, co-founder of the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and author of Lincoln at Peoria: The Turning Point, explores the origins and the consequences of this important speech."
  • Lincoln Collection, University of Delaware(120 clicks)
  • Lincoln in His Own Words(112 clicks)
    Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History exhibition
  • Lincoln life(118 clicks)
    The life of Abraham Lincoln drawn from original sources and containing many speeches, letters, and telegrams hitherto unpublished, and illustrated with many reproductions from original paintings, photographs, etc. by Ida M. Tarbell. Published 1909 by Lincoln History Society in New York .
  • Lincoln's advice to young men regarding good and bad habits (104 clicks)
    an address by Judd Stewart at the third annual dinner of the Lincoln Fraternity, February 12, 1917, Plainfield, New Jersey
  • Lincoln's Great Depression(227 clicks)
    Abraham Lincoln fought clinical depression all his life, and if he were alive today, his condition would be treated as a "character issue"—that is, as a political liability. His condition was indeed a character issue: it gave him the tools to save the nation. By Joshua Wolf Shenk
  • Lincoln's Love Story(113 clicks)
    "This story first appeared in the Ladies' home journal under the title The love story of Ann Rutledge"
  • Lincoln's Religion(117 clicks)
    by Richard Carwardine “Lincoln often, if not wholly, was an atheist,” insisted one of Lincoln’s political associates, James H. Matheny. The young Lincoln had “called Christ a bastard,” “ridiculed the Bible,” and duped pious voters into believing he was “a seeker after Salvation in the Lord.” Matheny lined up with others convinced that Lincoln had been no Christian. Contending with them were those who insisted that Lincoln “believed in the great fundamental principles of Christianity.”
  • Lincoln, A Master of Effiency(115 clicks)
    by Dr. Theo. Kharas. Published 1921 by The T.-L. Printery, Inc. in [Wilkes-Barre, Pa .
  • Lincoln/Net(126 clicks)
    "Lincoln/Net presents historical materials from Abraham Lincoln's Illinois years (1830-1861), including Lincoln's writings and speeches, as well as other materials illuminating antebellum Illinois."
  • Lyndon B. Johnson(129 clicks)
  • Lyndon Baines Johnson Library(128 clicks)
    Official site
  • Madison, James. Papers(131 clicks)
    The James Madison Papers from the Manuscript Division at the Library of Congress consist of approximately 12,000 items captured in some 72,000 digital images. They document the life of the man who came to be known as the "Father of the Constitution" through correspondence, personal notes, drafts of letters and legislation, an autobiography, legal and financial documents, and miscellaneous manuscripts.
  • Many Lincolns(104 clicks)
    Columbia University Professor Andrew Delbanco discusses the changing and competing images of Abraham Lincoln throughout American history. Lincoln, Delbanco argues, is a cipher of self-perception for Americans of every era, partly a consequence of his pragmatism and ideological flexibility.
  • Martin Van Buren(125 clicks)
  • Millard Fillmore(165 clicks)
  • Mr. Lincoln and Friends(153 clicks)
  • Mr. Lincoln and the Founders(113 clicks)
  • Natural Rights, Citizenship Rights, State Rights, and Black Rights: Another Look at Lincoln and Race(105 clicks)
    by James Oakes
  • Nixon Archives(154 clicks)
    Presidential Materials Staff is part of NARA
  • Nixon Biography(137 clicks)
  • Nixon, Richard M.(130 clicks)
    Encyclopedia Americana
  • Nixon/Gannon Interviews(144 clicks)
    This text is the transcription of the first in a series of interviews with Richard Nixon which were conducted by his close friend and former employee Frank Gannon in 1983. The entire series is over 30 hours long. Presented here are the contents of the first 6 video tapes in the series, or about 7 hours of interviews.
  • One of God's Noblemen(127 clicks)
    One of God's noblemen by R.L. Sheldon Published 1908 by The Roycrofters in East Aurora, N.Y. Praise of Abraham Lincoln.
  • Papers of Abraham Lincoln(124 clicks)
  • Papers, Thomas Jefferson(136 clicks)
  • PBS' American Experience: Woodrow Wilson(133 clicks)
    "It provides an overview of the Woodrow Wilson Administration (1913-1921) while highlighting many of the issues that are commonly discussed in relation to his Presidency, including women’s suffrage, World War I, and the League of Nations. The site contains some original source material, such as copies of major speeches, and several instructional units for teachers. In addition, it features a helpful interactive unit that allows a student to simulate running for president in the 1912 election by picking positions on some of the major issues of the time. While it has useful information for students and teachers, this site is not complete and should not stand on its own as a comprehensive source for information on Wilson."
  • Pentagon Papers: Secrets, Lies, and Audiotapes(120 clicks)
    The Nixon Tapes and the Supreme Court Tape
  • Photograph of Frederick Douglass, ca. 1880s. (The Gilder Lehrman Collection, GLC07926.02) Allies (110 clicks)
    by Manisha Sinha. "Abraham Lincoln was not an original advocate of abolition. In fact we know that his journey to what he called “the central act of my administration, and the great event of the nineteenth century” was a relatively slow, though continuous, one. "
  • Presidents, The(167 clicks)
  • Project Whistlestop(181 clicks)
    Harry Truman and the 1948 presidential campaign. Contains materials for teachers.
  • Quotes from Ronald Reagan(115 clicks)
    Some classic quotes
  • Reagan Assassination Attempt(127 clicks)
    Radio trasmission of Secret Service
  • Reagan, Ronald. Domestic Policy(180 clicks)
  • Reagan, Ronald. Foreign Policy(171 clicks)
  • Redeeming Martin Van Buren(106 clicks)
    "Martin Van Buren, son of a tavern keeper, architect of the Democratic Party, the first U.S. president to be born after the founding of the United States, and the only president for whom English was a second language (he grew up speaking Dutch), is widely regarded as a failed president, but Ted Widmer, author of Martin Van Buren argues that the “little magician” was in fact a critical force in early American politics. Van Buren, Widmer says, essentially created America’s strong two-party system, and should not be consigned to the dustbin of U.S. presidential history."
  • Richard Carwardine, "Lincoln: A Life of Purpose and Power"(128 clicks)
    "Richard Carwardine is Rhodes Professor of American History at Oxford University, author of Lincoln: A Life of Purpose and Power, and winner of the 2004 Lincoln Book Prize. In this lecture, he discusses different aspects of Lincoln’s life. Why is Lincoln a mythic figure? How early in his career did he develop his views against slavery? What role did religion play in his life? Professor Carwardine analyzes Lincoln’s greatness as well as his humility."
  • Richard M. Nixon(141 clicks)
  • Ronald Reagan(127 clicks)
  • Ronald Reagan Sounds(115 clicks)
    Hear the former President
  • Ronald Wilson Reagan(120 clicks)
  • Rutherford B. Hayes(144 clicks)
  • Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center(234 clicks)
    The first presidental library.
  • Shoot-out on Pennsylvania Avenue(112 clicks)
    "Thanks to the actions of the men assigned to protect him, President Harry S. Truman survived a harrowing attempt on his life by two Puerto Rican nationalists."
  • Stump Speaking," hand colored engraving by George C. Bingham, 1856. (The Gilder Lehrman Collectio(104 clicks)
    by Sean Wilentz. "Unlike the more conservative of the Whigs, he was affected by democratic ideas and practices that shaped the mainstream of both of the major parties of the 1830s and 1840s."
  • Team of Rivals: The Poltical Genius of Abraham lincoln(118 clicks)
    "Using stories from her prize-winning book, Doris Kearns Goodwin examines the life and legacy of Abraham Lincoln. Goodwin argues that Lincoln’s voracious intellect, his kind and generous demeanor, his empathy, and his appreciation for the talents of others led him to assemble what she calls “the most unusual cabinet in history.” Goodwin also provides an insider’s look into her research methods, as she recounts combing through thousands of pages of letters and diaries."
  • The Ronald Reagan Home Page(131 clicks)
    Uncritical site.
  • The Family that Made Lincoln, and the Family He Made(116 clicks)
    " Catherine Clinton “The Family that Made Lincoln, and the Family He Made” Abraham Lincoln in His Time and Ours: A Symposium Columbia University, November 22, 2008 Running Time: 22:29 Catherine Clinton, Professor of US history at Queens University Belfast, sifts through the myths and realities of Abraham Lincoln’s early life. Lincoln’s youth was beset by poverty and loss–his mother died when he was only ten, and his father suffered from bouts of melancholy. Clinton argues that these ordeals helped Lincoln to deal with later obstacles and tragedies."
  • The Final Days(118 clicks)
    "terms as the new nation's first president, and kept that nation on an even keel. After all that, could he be satisfied with retirement on his country estate?" by John Ferling
  • The Impeachment of Andrew Johnson(119 clicks)
    "From the leading weekly newspaper of its time, HarpWeek presents exclusive online access to Harper's Weekly coverage of the historic 1868 Johnson Impeachment — with over 200 excerpts from 1865-1869 — selected specifically for this site."
  • The Kennedy-Nixon Debates(135 clicks)
  • The More Things Change: The History of Presidential Transitions (155 clicks)
  • The Plight of Mount Vernon(115 clicks)
  • The Reagan Library(150 clicks)
    You are invited to begin your visit to the world famous Ronald W. Reagan Library & Museum.
  • The Surprising George Washington(144 clicks)
    From Prologue, a journal of the National Archives
  • The Thomas Jefferson Papers, 1606-1827 (108 clicks)
  • The Ulysses S. Grant Association(117 clicks)
    "Victories in the Civil War made Ulysses S. Grant a national figure and propelled him into the White House. Until recently, however, historians and biographers have found him to be an elusive and controversial subject. For decades basic documents necessary to understand this complex figure- Grant's correspondence, military and government papers, and other important materials - remained scattered in libraries, archives, and private collections. Now, the Ulysses S. Grant Association is assembling these documents in an edition that presents authentic texts to the general public as well as to specialists."
  • The Writings of George Washington from the Original Manuscript Sources(107 clicks)
    1745-1799, Edited by John C. Fitzpatrick (1931-44).
  • Theodore Roosevelt(137 clicks)
  • Theodore Roosevelt on Film(117 clicks)
  • Theodore Roosevelt, An Intimate Biography(126 clicks)
    By William Roscoe Thayer in 1919. Thayer was a friend.
  • Theodore Roosevelt, Autobiography(139 clicks)
    Written in 1913 after he left the presidency. TR was outspoken.
  • Theodore Roosevelt, It Takes More Than That to Kill A Bull Moose(106 clicks)
    Roosevelt was shot just before a speech in Milwaukee, Wiscosin on October, 14, 1912. This is the stenographic record of that speech.
  • Theodore Roosevelt, Letters to His Children(129 clicks)
    He wrote to his children whenever he was away. A loving father.
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    Doesn't cover everything
  • Theodore Roosevelt: Domestic Policies(173 clicks)
    "Unlike any previous president in history, Theodore Roosevelt believed that the chief executive was empowered by the people to actively protect and aggressively further the public's interest. He was a true progressive in that he fully embraced the idea of human improvement by means of collective action and government planning within the limits of private property and regulated capitalism. For Roosevelt, modern society required a modern president—a chief executive able to inspire and lead the people while protecting them from greedy private interests."
  • Theodore Roosevelt: Icon of the American Century(119 clicks)
  • Theodore Roosevelt: Lion in the White House(117 clicks)
    Short biography
  • Theodore Roosevelt’s Letters to His Children(119 clicks)
    "The letters included in this volume were written by Theodore Roosevelt to his children during a period of more than twenty years. Deep and abiding love of children, of family and home—this was the dominating passion of his life."
  • Thomas Jefferson(111 clicks)
    Biography from the White House
  • Thomas Jefferson Online Resources(106 clicks)
    at the University of Virginia.
  • Thomas Jeffersons' Library(119 clicks)
  • Truman Library Digital Archives and Photographs(118 clicks)
    Hundreds of thousands of photographs and documents housed at the Truman Library.
  • Truman's Little White House(129 clicks)
    In Key West, Florida.
  • U. S. Grant Digital Collection(120 clicks)
  • Ulysses S. Grant(129 clicks)
  • Ulysses S. Grant Association(137 clicks)
  • Warren G. Harding(149 clicks)
  • Watergate Files, The(128 clicks)
    Ford Library and Museum
  • Watergate Tapes(125 clicks)
  • Watergate Web(119 clicks)
    Watergate, Nixon crimes, etc.
  • Wet With Blood(106 clicks)
    Mary Todd Lincoln's Cloak
  • William Henry Harrison(128 clicks)
  • William Howard Taft(140 clicks)
  • William J. Clinton(153 clicks)
  • William McKinley(113 clicks)
  • Wisconsin Historical Images(158 clicks)
  • With Malice Towards None(106 clicks)
    The Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Exhibition
  • Woodrow Wilson(136 clicks)
  • Zachary Taylor(122 clicks)