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Election Day

We talk about presidents being elected "to the White House." But how has living in the White House changed over time? How has the building grown as a symbol of the U.S. and the presidency? FIND OUT MORE »

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Video still, Convention, 1968, L. Garment and others, Nixon Presidential Library

More than 250 television commercials trace campaign issues and the selling of [...] »

Print, Washington, D.C.--the Electoral Commission..., LoC

Look to the Library of Congress for your election and electoral congress needs. [...] »

Scarf, 1888, Duke University

Follow presidential campaigns through the years with this collection of [...] »

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Photo, 1932, U.S. Senate Historical Office

What can a photograph of Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1932 reveal? Donald A. [...] »

Students in Kristina Frank of Eagle Ridge Middle School's class script and film [...] »

photomechanical print, But you can't make him drink, 1904 February 3, Udo J. Kep

Find, analyze, and create political cartoons that address any issue in U.S. [...] »

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Photo, Lincoln Inaugural Bible, 2008, Michaela McNichol

The first day on the new job is difficult for everybody—including U.S. [...] »

Photo, George and Laura Bush during the 2005 Inaugural Parade, 2005

Can you match these famous first words with their presidential speakers? [...] »

Woodcut on wove paper, "Union,"  c. 1848, Thomas W. Strong, Library of Congress

Decide whether these statements on the more-than-50-year-old tradition of [...] »

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