Image description: The headline on the front page of the April 4, 1909 New-York Tribune reads “Mr. Taft revives the popularity of golf at the National Capital.”
This newspaper, and others, are available to read on Chronicling America, a collection of newspapers from 1836-1922.
Image courtesy of the Library of Congress
Image description: President Woodrow Wilson talks with a pilot circling over the White House grounds in a demonstration of air-ground communications, 1918.
This photo is from the White House’s “A Look Back” gallery, which features photos of past presidents performing some of their official duties. You can view more images from the gallery on the White House blog.
From the Presidential Libraries:
This weekend will mark the anniversary that President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the official proclamation admitting Hawaii as the 50th state.
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