April 23, 2019

Claim for Apache Depredations

Dated April 23, 1880, this claim was filed by Romolo […]
April 19, 2019

Deposition Concerning the Battle at Lexington

The first battles of the American Revolution occurred at the […]
April 15, 2019

Income Tax Form 1040, 1913

April 15 is the deadline for most Americans to file […]
April 11, 2019

"Edison, California. Young migratory mother."

This photo was taken by Dorothea Lange on April 11, […]
April 7, 2019

Peary’s Sledge Party at the North Pole

Taken April 7, 1909, this is a photo of Robert […]
April 3, 2019

"Frank E. Webner, pony express rider"

The first ride of the Pony Express began on April […]
March 30, 2019

Russian copy of the Treaty of Cession

In 1866 the Russian government offered to sell the territory […]
March 26, 2019

Convoy ascends the "twenty-one curves"

Taken on March 26, 1945, the caption of this photo […]
March 22, 2019

March with Martin Luther King for Justice and Jobs

In his final campaign before his death, civil rights leader […]
March 18, 2019

"Act to provide a Naval Armament"

In March of 1794, the House of Representatives and the […]
March 14, 2019

Eli Whitney’s Patent for the Cotton Gin

Designed to separate cotton fiber from seed, Whitney’s cotton gin, […]
March 10, 2019

Upton Sinclair’s Letter to Teddy Roosevelt

In this letter to President Roosevelt, Sinclair supported the presence […]
March 6, 2019

Missouri Compromise

Approved on March 6, 1820, this legislation admitted Missouri as […]
March 3, 2019

1st Marine Division with Chinese Prisoners

Taken on March 2, 1951 by Pfc. C.T. Wehner, the […]
February 27, 2019

Eleanor Roosevelt Resigns from the DAR

On February 26, 1939, in a dramatic act of conscience, […]
February 23, 2019

George Washington

George Washington was born in Virginia on February 11, 1731, […]
February 19, 2019

Boy tending stand at Washington’s Center Market

Taken on February 18, 1915, this photo shows a fruit […]
February 15, 2019

Destruction of the USS Maine

The telegram describes the destruction of the USS Maine in […]
January 26, 2019

Heroic Actions of Lt. Audie L. Murphy

For his heroic actions in combat against Nazi forces on […]
January 22, 2019

99th Fighter Squadron at Anzio

On January 22, 1944, the Allies began their assault of […]