Civilian describes pillaging near Gettysburg, 1863

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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)

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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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The Cold War in the classroom, 1952

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As the Cold War pervaded domestic as well as international spheres, Duck and Cover, an educational film produced by the Federal Civil Defense Administration and Archer Productions Inc., showed children how to react in case of a nuclear attack. The Soviet Union had tested its first nuclear bomb in 1949 and fear of an attack in the United States was high. As a result, Congress created the Federal Civil Defense Administration in 1950 to prepare America for emergencies.

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Lydia Maria Child on women’s rights, 1843

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Title page, Lydia Maria Child, Letters from New York, Second Series (New York: C. S. Francis & Co. and Boston: J. H. Francis, 1845). (GLC06218)

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A revival of religious fervor, 1744

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The Christian History was a revivalist periodical founded by the Boston clergyman Thomas Prince in 1743. As Prince traveled from church to church in New England to preach, he recorded the reactions of the various congregations in his periodical. This June 1744 issue of the journal comments on the evangelical spirit present in Connecticut.

The Christian History, June 30, 1744, published by Thomas Prince (GLC08819p137)The Christian History was a revivalist periodical founded by the Boston clergyman Thomas Prince in 1743 to report on the religiou

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The end of the Vietnam War: conscience, resistance, and reconciliation, 1973

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Edward Kennedy to Mr. Thursby, April 25, 1973 (GLC09526)

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Cadet Nurse Corps, 1943

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“Be a Cadet Nurse,” United States Public Health Service, 1944. (GLC09520.04)

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