Some lovely, well-dressed Herbert Hoover fans at the University of Chicago prepare to gleefully beat the shit out of a Democratic Party donkey in 1932.

WON’T SOMEONE THINK OF THE MASCOTS?

University of Chicago Photographic Archive, apf4-02503, Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library.

Some lovely, well-dressed Herbert Hoover fans at the University of Chicago prepare to gleefully beat the shit out of a Democratic Party donkey in 1932.

WON’T SOMEONE THINK OF THE MASCOTS?

University of Chicago Photographic Archive, apf4-02503, Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library.

How could anybody work up a feeling of sufficient personal malice toward Ronald Reagan to want him dead?
Vice President George H.W. Bush, genuinely puzzled about why someone would try to assassinate Ronald Reagan, to aides on board Air Force Two as Bush returned to Washington, D.C. immediately following Reagan’s shooting, March 30, 1981 (via deadpresidents)

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the life and times of grovey cleves! buffalo, ny.

this is a series of shadowboxes hand drawn by mickey harmon depicting tales of grover cleveland. the shadowboxes are paired with a graphic novel of the same title with narrative written by scott mancuso. you can view and purchase the book here and you can see close-ups of the shadowboxes here.

President Kennedy photographed in his rocking chair by George James.
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On this date (June 14, 1922) President Warren G. Harding became the first president to be heard on the radio. Read more here on History.com.

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On this date (June 14, 1922) President Warren G. Harding became the first president to be heard on the radio. Read more here on History.com.

1868, the "Reconstruction Election," was marked by pretty blatant appeals to racism, as in the ribbon above.

The Republicans and their candidate,  Radical Republican Ulysses S. Grant, supported voting and citizenship rights for blacks. 

The Democratic ticket of Horatio Seymour and Francis Blair proved no match in the election, not even with help from the Klan. 

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1868, the "Reconstruction Election," was marked by pretty blatant appeals to racism, as in the ribbon above.

The Republicans and their candidate, Radical Republican Ulysses S. Grant, supported voting and citizenship rights for blacks.

The Democratic ticket of Horatio Seymour and Francis Blair proved no match in the election, not even with help from the Klan.

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Future President Franklin D. Roosevelt (class of 1904, pictured back row, sixth from left) sits with his Class Committee at Harvard University.

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Future President Franklin D. Roosevelt (class of 1904, pictured back row, sixth from left) sits with his Class Committee at Harvard University.

Buncha Adlai Stevenson fans in Boston, October, 1952, a month from bitter disappointment.

Copyright Leslie Jones, Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones Collection

Buncha Adlai Stevenson fans in Boston, October, 1952, a month from bitter disappointment.

Copyright Leslie Jones, Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones Collection