December 14, 2018

Transfer of the Charters of Freedom

On December 13, 1952, the Declaration of Independence and the […]
December 10, 2018

12th Amendment

Passed by Congress December 9, 1803, and ratified June 15, […]
December 6, 2018

Announcing the Repeal of Prohibition

On December 5, 1933, the 21st Amendment was ratified, as […]
December 2, 2018

Censure of Senator Joseph McCarthy

On December 2, 1954, the Senate voted to censure Senator […]
November 28, 2018

Foreign Troops in the Forbidden City

Dated November 28, circa 1900, this photo shows a formation […]
November 24, 2018

Patent for Improvements to Barbed Wire

While the later half of the 19th century saw a […]
November 20, 2018

Hawaiian Girls in a Pineapple Cannery

From the Records of the Women’s Bureau, this photo of […]
November 16, 2018

"Teddy’s Bear"

November 16, 1902, marked the first appearance of cartoonist Clifford […]
November 12, 2018

Elizabeth Cady Stanton — Suffragist

Pioneer suffragist and one of the leaders of the early […]
November 8, 2018

Ballot from the 1960 Presidential Election

On November 8, 1960, John F. Kennedy was elected President, […]
November 4, 2018

Letter from Nixon to Jackie Robinson

Jack Roosevelt Robinson (1919-72) was the first African American to […]
October 31, 2018

"Halloween Visitors to the Oval Office…"

"Halloween Visitors to the Oval Office. Caroline Kennedy, President Kennedy, […]
October 27, 2018

Col. Theodore Roosevelt, 1st U.S. Volunteer Cavalry

Theodore Roosevelt, the twenty-sixth President of the United States, was […]
October 23, 2018

A Letter from Henry O. Flipper

Born into slavery in Thomasville, Georgia, on March 21, 1856, […]
October 19, 2018

National Archives Independence

On October 19, 1984, President Ronald Reagan signed Public Law […]
October 15, 2018

Leaving the Granada Relocation Center

October 15, 1945 marked the closing date of the Granada […]
October 11, 2018

Nuclear Test Ban Treaty

On August 5, 1963, the Limited Test Ban Treaty was […]
October 8, 2018

Kennedy Signing the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty

On August 5, 1963, the Limited Test Ban Treaty was […]
October 4, 2018

German Reunification

On October 3, 1990, East and West Germany were reunified, […]
September 30, 2018

Enrico Fermi

Born in Rome, Italy, on September 29, 1901, Italian-American physicist […]