August 4, 2020

Commemorating the Founding of the Coast Guard

The one hundred and seventy-fifth anniversary of the United States […]
July 31, 2020

Listening to a Tape from Vietnam

In this White House photo taken by Jack Kightlinger on […]
July 27, 2020

Korean War Armistice Agreement

The Korean War, which began on June 25, 1950, when […]
July 23, 2020

Hancock Homestead, Sun River, Montana

Dated July 23, 1910, the caption of this photograph by […]
July 16, 2020

Map from Zebulon Pike’s Notebook

On July 15, 1806, Zebulon Pike began his expedition to […]
July 12, 2020

"U.S. Post Office, Wichita Falls, Tex."

In 1898 architect James Knox Taylor began a 15-year tenure […]
July 8, 2020

Protesting the Annexation of Hawaii

When Queen Liliuokalani of Hawaii assumed the throne in 1891 […]
July 4, 2020

Declaration of Independence

Drafted by Thomas Jefferson between June 11 and June 28, […]
June 30, 2020

Map of Yosemite National Park

On June 30, 1864, President Abraham Lincoln signed the Yosemite […]
June 26, 2020

Charter of the United Nations

On June 26, 1945, in San Francisco, the United Nations […]
June 22, 2020

Servicemen’s Readjustment Act (GI Bill)

Signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on June […]
June 18, 2020

Sally Ride — America’s First Woman Astronaut

On June 18, 1983, Sally Ride became the first American […]
June 14, 2020

Design for American Flag with 50 Stars

On June 14, 1777, the Continental Congress adopted the Stars […]
June 10, 2020

Haircut in a Captured Barber’s Chair on Okinawa

"Private First Class Troy Dixon, Leadhill, Arkansas, uses a Japanese […]
June 6, 2020

General Dwight D. Eisenhower’s Order of the Day

This order was issued by Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower to […]
June 2, 2020

Act to Grant Citizenship to Indians

Approved on June 2, 1924, this act of Congress granted […]
May 29, 2020

Virginia Plan

Drafted by James Madison, and presented by Edmund Randolph to […]
May 25, 2020

Buried Nazi Treasure

Dated May 25, 1945, the caption of this photo reads: […]
May 21, 2020

"Outdoor Market at Haymarket Square…" 05/1973

Taken in May 1973 at Boston’s Haymarket, this photograph is […]