January 24, 2020

Gold Mine in the Sierra Nevada

On January 24, 1848, gold was discovered at Sutter’s Mill […]
January 20, 2020

John F. Kennedy’s Inaugural Address

On January 20, 1961, President John F. Kennedy delivered his […]
January 16, 2020

"to improve the civil service of the United States"

Following the assassination of President James A. Garfield by a […]
January 12, 2020

Election Certification of Hattie Caraway

On January 12, 1932, after winning a special election to […]
January 8, 2020

President Woodrow Wilson’s 14 Points

In this January 8, 1918, address to Congress, President Woodrow […]
January 4, 2020

Petition of the Women of Utah

On January 4, 1896, the Territory of Utah was admitted […]
December 31, 2019

Evacuees Celebrate New Year’s Eve

This photo of Japanese-American evacuees was taken by Charles E […]
December 27, 2019

Bastogne Relieved

Completely surrounded in the town of Bastogne during the Battle […]
December 23, 2019

Sinking of the SS Montebello

On December 23, 1941, the steam tanker S. S. Montebello […]
December 19, 2019

Protesting the Annexation of Hawaii

When Queen Liliuokalani of Hawaii assumed the throne in 1891 […]
December 16, 2019

Bill of Rights

Criticized for the lack of protections against tyranny in the […]
December 12, 2019

Joint Resolution Declaring War on Germany

Following the Declaration of War on Japan on December 8, […]
December 8, 2019

"THIS IS NO DRILL"

At 7:55 a.m. December 7, 1941, Japanese bombers and torpedo […]
December 4, 2019

Report of an Unidentified Object

From the records of the Air Force’s "Project BLUE BOOK," […]
November 26, 2019

"Buffalo Bill" Cody’s Land Entry File

Dated November 26, 1903, this is the serial patent land […]
November 22, 2019

LBJ’s Remarks after the Kennedy Assassination

On November 22, 1963, during a planned two-day, five-city tour […]
November 18, 2019

British General Montgomery in North Africa

November of 1942 marked both the landing of American forces […]
November 14, 2019

Mamie Geneva Doud Eisenhower

Future First Lady Mamie Eisenhower was born Mamie Geneva Doud […]
November 10, 2019

Laying a Wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

Dated November 11, 1947, this photo shows President Harry Truman […]
November 6, 2019

Regarding the Release of the Iranian Hostages

On November 4, 1979, Iranian militants took over 60 Americans […]