April 18, 2021

Telegram of the Surrender of Fort Sumter

The first engagement of the Civil War took place at […]
April 14, 2021

Police Blotter Listing Lincoln’s Assassination

On April 14, 1865, as he sat in Ford’s Theater […]
April 10, 2021

Opening Day of the 1961 Baseball Season

"Opening Day of 1961 Baseball Season. President Kennedy throws out […]
April 6, 2021

Family of Evacuees, San Francisco

This photo of Japanese-American evacuees was taken by Dorothea Lange […]
April 2, 2021

Wilson’s Declaration of War Message

On April 2, 1917, President Woodrow Wilson delivered this address […]
March 29, 2021

C.A. Stovall vs. Archie Lee(a Slave)

Filed March 29, 1858, this is an affadavit by slaveowner […]
March 25, 2021

Protest of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

On March 25, 1911, fire swept through the Triangle Shirtwaist […]
March 21, 2021

Photograph of Lt. Henry O. Flipper

Born into slavery in Thomasville, Georgia, on March 21, 1856, […]
March 17, 2021

St. Patrick’s Day Order — a Holiday for the Troops

Issued March 16, 1780, this General Order by George Washington’s […]
March 13, 2021

Naval Trainer Building a Model Stuka

Taken March 13, 1943, this photo shows Seaman Carlton J. […]
March 9, 2021

USS Monitor with Battle Damage

March 5, 2021

Engraving of the Boston Massacre by Paul Revere

One of the events preceding the American Revolution, the Boston […]
March 1, 2021

“Yellowstone Falls” by Ansel Adams

Yellowstone became the first Federally protected national park by the […]
February 25, 2021

Dinner Menu from Nixon’s visit to China

President Richard M. Nixon arrived in China on his historic […]
February 21, 2021

President Nixon Visits China

On February 21, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon arrived in […]
February 18, 2021

Tally of votes for the 1800 Election

Because the Constitution did not distinguish between President and Vice-President […]
February 14, 2021

Receipt for Louisiana Purchase Funds

Dated February 13, 1804, this acknowledges the receipt of $ […]
February 10, 2021

De Lôme Letter

This letter, written by the Spanish Ambassador to the United […]
February 6, 2021

Treaty of Alliance with France

The American Colonies and France signed this military treaty on […]
February 2, 2021

Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

This treaty, signed on February 2, 1848, ended the war […]