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Presidential Trivia

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Abraham Lincoln was the first US president to bring a cat into the White House. When Lincoln assumed office, his son, Tad, asked to bring his cat - named Tabby - on the trip from Illinois to the nation's capital, Lincoln was compelled to agree. Crazy Cat Lady, Crazy Cats, Abraham Lincoln, Presidential History, Gatos Cats, Photo Chat, Cat People, Cat Names, Here Kitty Kitty

Famous Cats

Several U.S. Presidents had cats in the White House. Learn more about these famous cats!

Frederick Madison Roberts was the son of Andrew Jackson Roberts and Ellen Wayles Hemings - the grand-daughter of Sally Hemings. He was the first African American elected to the California State Assembly in 1918 Black History Facts, Black History Month, Sally Hemings, African Diaspora, Thomas Jefferson, My Black Is Beautiful, Before Us, African American History, Black People

Monticello: Frederick Madison Roberts

Frederick Madison Roberts (1879-1952) Descendant of Sally Hemings and Thomas Jefferson, first African American member of the California legislature.

I've actually been in this cabin. It was neat to think Lincoln Lived there as a child. "My earliest recollection is of the Knob Creek place," Lincoln said of his boyhood home, a log cabin in Kentucky. The farm is now a historic site. American Presidents, American Civil War, American History, Historical Sites, Historical Photos, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Pictures, Abraham Lincoln Biography

Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States. He preserved the Union during the U.S. Civil War and brought about the emancipation of slaves.

Abraham Lincoln II (top), with his sisters Mary "Mamie" Lincoln (left) and Jessie Harlan Lincoln (right). Abraham Lincoln's grandchildren by his only surviving child, Robert Todd Lincoln. American Presidents, Us Presidents, American Civil War, American History, American Pie, Abraham Lincoln Family, Lincoln Life, World History, Family History

Jessie Harlan Lincoln - Wikipedia

Abraham Lincoln's grandchildren-Jessie Harlan Lincoln (right), Abraham II (top) and Mary (left)

Former United States President and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Ensign Jimmy Carter and Rosalynn (Smith) Carter got married soon after Jimmy Carter's graduation from the Naval Academy in 1946 Jimmy Carter, Wedding Tips, Wedding Photos, Wedding Ceremony, Wedding Beach, Bridal Tips, Wedding Themes, Wedding Colors, Air Force One

Delta Begins Passenger Service to Atlanta

It grew from a crop-dusting company based in the Mississippi River delta and became one of Georgia’s most famous corporate residents. Delta Air Lines began life in 1924 as a crop duster, based first in Macon and then Monroe, Louisiana. Collett Woolman bought the company in 1928 and renamed it Delta Air Service, with passenger service between Dallas and Jackson, Mississippi. In 1930, Delta expanded passenger service east to Atlanta and west to Fort Worth. In 1941, Delta established corporate…

President James K. Polk President of the United States) and First Lady Sarah Childress Polk. They were the first First Family to be photographed while in office. In office He died of cholera just three months after leaving office. Us History, History Facts, American History, Mexican American, American War, Presidents Wives, American Presidents, Dead Presidents, President Facts

President James K. Polk and Sarah Childress Polk.They were the first first family to be photographed while in office.

HISTORY: President James A. Garfield and daughter. Garfield's presidency lasted just 200 days until he was killed by assassin Charles J. Guiteau on July Past Presidents, American Presidents, American History, History Photos, World History, Family History, 20th President, Presidential History, Interesting History

Account Suspended

This site presents an historic image, and a nice collection of historic photos.

June U. President Grover Cleveland, marries Frances Folsom, the youngest First Lady to this day at age in the White House’s “Blue Room”, becoming the only president to wed in the executive mansion. President Cleveland worked as usual on his wedding day. History Photos, Us History, Women In History, American History, Presidents Wives, American Presidents, American Soldiers, Grover Cleveland, Presidential History

Historical Indulgences

"Until the handkerchief of history covers us with its Times New Roman black and white post...

Art Brady NY cdv Willie and Tad Lincoln, sons of President Abraham Lincoln, with their cousin Lockwood Todd civil-war-photos-some-graphic American Presidents, American Civil War, American History, Abraham Lincoln Family, Lincoln In The Bardo, Presidential History, Civil War Photos, Le Far West, Us History

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Willie and Tad Lincoln, sons of President Abraham Lincoln, with their cousin Lockwood Todd “ From the Library of Congress Notes: Photograph shows Willie Lincoln (left), who died Feb. 20, 1862, age...

Dwight Eisenhower was the only US President to serve in the military in both World War I and World War II. A Five Star General, he was the Supreme Allied Commander in Europe, WWII. President of the United States , American Presidents, Us Presidents, American History, American Soldiers, Dwight Eisenhower, Wilhelm Ii, Kaiser Wilhelm, World War One, Interesting History

Dwight Eisenhower was the only President to serve in the military in both World War I and World War II.

Facts about John Adams the second President of the United States of America. Born October 1735 to John Adams and Susanna Boylston Adams . John Adams, Quincy Adams, List Of Presidents, American Presidents, American Independence, Us History, American History, British History, Exclusive Club

Presidential portraits - Photos - 2 of 43

Here are the official White House portraits of the past 43 presidents.