Remember the Maine, 1898

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USS Maine, from Harper’s Weekly, February 26, 1898. (Gilder Lehrman Collection)

USS Maine, from Harper’s Weekly, February 26, 1898. (GLC08833)
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Lowell Mill Girls and the factory system, 1840

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Lowell, Massachusetts, named in honor of Francis Cabot Lowell, was founded in the early 1820s as a planned town for the manufacture of textiles. It introduced a new system of integrated manufacturing to the United States and established new patterns of employment and urban development that were soon replicated around New England and elsewhere.

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The origins of FDR’s New Deal, 1932

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Franklin D. Roosevelt to Frederick S. Greene, July 28, 1932. (GLC00224)

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Civil War condolence letter for General Paul Semmes, 1863

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Mary Oden to Emily J. Semmes, July 10, 1863. (GLC07225)By 1863, thousands of Northern and Southern women had volunteered in hospitals to help care for sick and wounded soldiers.

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The Supreme Court upholds national prohibition, 1920

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The Supreme Court Decision on National Prohibition, by Wayne B. Wheeler, 1920. (Library of Congress Printed Ephemera Collection)

The Supreme Court Decision on National Prohibition, by Wayne B. Wheeler, 1920.
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Civilian describes pillaging near Gettysburg, 1863

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William H. Boyle to Isaac McCauley, July 5, 1863 (Gilder Lehrman Collection)On July 5, 1863, Dr. William H.

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John F. Kennedy’s Inaugural Address, 1961

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President John F. Kennedy giving his inaugural address, January 20, 1961 (Army SOn January 20, 1961, John F. Kennedy was sworn in as the thirty-fifth President of the United States.

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George Washington’s First Inaugural Address, 1789

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George Washington, by Rembrandt Peale, ca. 1852 (GLC09119.01)After officially enacting the newly ratified US Constitution in September 1788, the Confederation Congress scheduled the first inauguration for March 1789.

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Franklin D. Roosevelt’s First Inauguration, 1933

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First Inaugural Address of Franklin D. Roosevelt, March 4, 1933. (GLC00675)

First Inaugural Address of Franklin D. Roosevelt, March 4, 1933. (GLC00675)
First Inaugural Address of Franklin D. Roosevelt, March 4, 1933. (GLC00675)
First Inaugural Address of Franklin D. Roosevelt, March 4, 1933. (GLC00675)
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Robert F. Kennedy on Vietnam, 1967

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Robert F. Kennedy to John F. Bayliss, September 15, 1967 (GLC09525)On May 15, 1967, CBS broadcast Town Meeting of the World, a program in which Senator Robert F.

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