Taft is the most polite man I ever saw in my life. Why, the other day I was in a street car with him and he got up and gave his seat to three women.
Supreme Court Justice David Josiah Brewer, joking about the notoriously overweight William Howard Taft (via deadpresidents)
This 1936 anti-FDR presidential campaign ad meant to look like a paycheck stub warns voters that “New Deal” social welfare legislation would be funded by payroll taxes.

Via Kansas Kansas Memory, created by the Kansas State Historical Society

This 1936 anti-FDR presidential campaign ad meant to look like a paycheck stub warns voters that “New Deal” social welfare legislation would be funded by payroll taxes.

Via Kansas Kansas Memory, created by the Kansas State Historical Society

biteoutofyou:

I got the chance to take a tour through the Woodrow Wilson House today. This set of photos are all from the same room. Chandelier hanging from the ceiling, portraits of great women including Madame du Pompadour and Joséphine de Beauharnai line the mantle above the fire place.  

The harp, in the bottom image, is a Scottish harp which was given to one of Wilson’s daughters by an Australian musician.  

americanpatchwork:

The various faces of former President Hoover at his Presidential Library and Museum in Iowa

Pictures taken by (here’s a surprise) me.

amazonblue:

US Presidents with Very Tall Women. 6’7” Gwendolyn Gillingham (T) and 6’5” Lisa Leslie (B).

Literally everything is on Tumblr.
remyripple:

19th president of the United States. And my shiny pumpkaboo.
original gijinka do not steal.

remyripple:

19th president of the United States. And my shiny pumpkaboo.

original gijinka do not steal.

The Veracity Elephant is coming to mess you up.

Republicans gather in front of a “GOP Truth Squad Special” airplane in 1960, holding up a stuffed elephant with a “Veracity” banner around its trunk, while wearing Nixon-Lodge campaign buttons and “Truth Squad” ribbons. WHAT?

Photo via George Mason University, Special Collections and Archives, Arthur E. Scott photograph collection.

Arthur E. Scott  was a photojournalist and photo-historian for the U.S. Senate. For twenty years beginning in 1955, Scott was the photographer for the Republican Senatorial Committee.

The Veracity Elephant is coming to mess you up.

Republicans gather in front of a “GOP Truth Squad Special” airplane in 1960, holding up a stuffed elephant with a “Veracity” banner around its trunk, while wearing Nixon-Lodge campaign buttons and “Truth Squad” ribbons. WHAT?

Photo via George Mason University, Special Collections and Archives, Arthur E. Scott photograph collection.

Arthur E. Scott was a photojournalist and photo-historian for the U.S. Senate. For twenty years beginning in 1955, Scott was the photographer for the Republican Senatorial Committee.

itallbeganwithteddy:

dreamy …

itallbeganwithteddy:

dreamy …

As a former college age presidential campaign volunteer, this definitely has an air of familiarity …

“Activities Night of Orientation Week" at the University of Chicago, 1960, Albert C. Flores, photographer. 

Via the University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center, Archival Photographic Files

As a former college age presidential campaign volunteer, this definitely has an air of familiarity …

Activities Night of Orientation Week" at the University of Chicago, 1960, Albert C. Flores, photographer.

Via the University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center, Archival Photographic Files