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President George Washington

President George Washington, 1789 – 1797Created by: PICRYLDated: Invalid date
[Civil War envelope showing eagle above portrait of George Washington with message "Union"]
George Washington was the first President of the United States, the Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.
"Happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected."
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George Washington, Esq'r. - general and commander in chief of the Continental Army in America / done from an original, drawn from the life by Alex'r. Campbell, of Williamsburgh in Virginia ; Ioh. Martin Will excud. Aug. Vind., British Cartoon Print

George Washington, Esq'r. - general and commander in chief of the Cont...

Print shows George Washington, three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing right, wearing military uniform, gesturing with right hand toward battle in background. Title from item. Formerly filed under: PGA ... More

[Silhouette of George Washington and bust portrait of Benjamin Franklin]

[Silhouette of George Washington and bust portrait of Benjamin Frankli...

Print shows right profile head-and-shoulders portrait of George Washington in oval facing oval containing left profile bust portrait of Benjamin Franklin. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: The Columbia... More

Gilbert Stuart - George Washington (The Constable-Hamilton portrait)
[Title page of M.L. Weems, The Life of George Washington; with Curious Anecdotes, Equally Houourable to Himself and Exemplary to His Young Countrymen, 1809]

[Title page of M.L. Weems, The Life of George Washington; with Curious...

No reference copy. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: PI; RBD; BI WORKS; Biogr.; Shelf. Sources checked: OCat. RETRO. Weems, Mason Locke, 1759-1825; ALA 1760.

Gen. George Washington's Account with the United States, as written by himself, from 1775 to 1783

Gen. George Washington's Account with the United States, as written by...

Advertisement label for book, with bust portrait of Washington. LOT subject: Books. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Lithograph by Buel & Michelin, 189 Broadway, N.Y. Publishe... More

The original silver medal presented by George Washington to Red Jacket

The original silver medal presented by George Washington to Red Jacket

Etching of medallion: on recto: Red Jacket smoking long pipe, George Washington on left with right hand extended, below inscription: George Washington / President / 1792; on verso: presidential seal.

[George Washington, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left]
George Washington and the spy Harvey Birch / designed by T.H. Matteson ; engraved by Charles Burt, N.Y.

George Washington and the spy Harvey Birch / designed by T.H. Matteson...

Washington (seated at far left with book) and Birch (holding cloth draped over arms) with members of the Wharton family seated or standing around a table, in a scene from The Spy by James Fennimore Cooper. Two ... More

Unveiling of the statue of George Washington by Thomas Crawford, in Richmond, Virginia, Feb. 22, 1852 [i.e. 1858]
[Design drawing for stained glass window of Valley Forge showing George Washington with horse, drawing in snow with saber]
Old Christ Church, Alexandria, VA (where George Washington attended church). Photographed in the 1860's (?)
[Statue of George Washington by Clark Mills]

[Statue of George Washington by Clark Mills]

Drawing shows people in a park-like setting, walking and standing near the statue of George Washington by Clark Mills, located in Washington, DC. Congress commissioned a statue of Lt. Gen. George Washington (17... More

George Washington and his family [around table]

George Washington and his family [around table]

Black servant William Lee standing in background. Engraving from the Eclectic.

[Civil War envelope showing George Washington standing at Mount Vernon and angel with American flag, bearing message "The banner of glofy"]

[Civil War envelope showing George Washington standing at Mount Vernon...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. S.H. Haggy, Etna, Licking Co., Ohio; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). pp/liljmem

[Civil War envelope showing eagle above portrait of George Washington with message "Union"]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle above portrait of George Washington ...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Rorelmia [?] Sturtevent, Savoy, Mass.; postmarked Dec. 23, 1862, New Orleans, La.; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of:... More

[Statue of George Washington on horseback on top of a monument in the Capitol Square area of Richmond, Virginia]

[Statue of George Washington on horseback on top of a monument in the ...

Title devised by Library staff. Published in: Russell's Civil War photographs : 116 historic prints / by Andrew J. Russell ; with a preface by Joe Buberger and Matthew Isenberg. New York : Dover Publications, c... More

Richmond, Virginia. George Washington's headquarters - 19th century Virginia.
George Washington in his boyhood

George Washington in his boyhood

George Washington leading other boys with swords lifted in mock charge as another group of boys are advancing from background. The United States, p. 281.

[Bank note vignettes showing surrender of Gen. Burgoyne, George Washington resigning his commission, signing of a treaty, funeral of Indian with priest and Spanish soldiers in armor and weeping women]

[Bank note vignettes showing surrender of Gen. Burgoyne, George Washin...

In album: Engravings of the American Banknote Company ... p. 57.

[George Washington, bust portrait after Gilbert Stuart]

[George Washington, bust portrait after Gilbert Stuart]

Title devised by Library staff. Hart, 452a

[Grover Cleveland, Daniel Manning, William C. Whitney, William F. Vilas, and Lucius Q.C. Lamar fishing with young George Washington while Daniel Lamont is on telephone]
[Review of the troops by Columbia, George Washington, and Chester A. Arthur]
Science, or sport? - A modern spectacle after an old model / J. Keppler.

Science, or sport? - A modern spectacle after an old model / J. Kepple...

Print shows a group of explorers of the polar regions, representing discovery and exploration, floating on an ice floe, they may all be on the verge of death; weighing judgement are James G. Bennett of the New ... More

[George Washington in small boat bidding farewell to crowd in New York, 1776]
George Washington from "Perley's Reminiscences of sixty years in the national metropolis ... Illustrated"

George Washington from "Perley's Reminiscences of sixty years in the n...

This image has been taken from scan 000065 from volume 01 of "Perley's Reminiscences of sixty years in the national metropolis ... Illustrated". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated fro... More

President from "Presidential inaugurations from George Washington 1789 to Grover Cleveland 1893. With inaugural addresses, etc"

President from "Presidential inaugurations from George Washington 1789...

This image has been taken from scan 000016 from "Presidential inaugurations from George Washington 1789 to Grover Cleveland 1893. With inaugural addresses, etc". The title and subject terms of this image have b... More

[George Washington, full length, standing, back view, with 3 men (black gardeners?), in the garden at Mount Vernon]

[George Washington, full length, standing, back view, with 3 men (blac...

Halftone repr. of painting, copyrighted by Harper & Brothers. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Presidential I.; Shelf. African Americans?

[George Washington, monument in Fairmount Park, Philadelphia - full, on horseback]

[George Washington, monument in Fairmount Park, Philadelphia - full, o...

21768 U.S. Copyright Office. Photo of monument by Rudolf Siemering, copyrighted by Wm. H. Rau. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Phtoog. Index; Sculpture Seimer... More

[George Washington, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, right hand raised above table]
[Group of school children in front of statue of George Washington, Washington, D.C.]

[Group of school children in front of statue of George Washington, Was...

No. 356. In album: "Public Schools - 7th Division." Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

[African American school children facing the Horatio Greenough statue of George Washington at the U.S. Capitol]

[African American school children facing the Horatio Greenough statue ...

No. 355. In album: "Public Schools - 7th Division." Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

[George Washington, head-and-shoulders portrait]
[George Washington, full-length portrait]
[George Washington. Carroll portrait]
[George Washington, head-and-shoulders portrait]
George Washington, Carroll portrait
[George Washington at the Battle of Princeton, full-length portrait painting]
[George Washington, full-length portrait]
George Washington, Athenaeum portrait
[The Houdon bust of George Washington, Mt. Vernon, Va.]
[George Washington, full-length portrait]
[George Washington, head-and-shoulders portrait]
[George Washington, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, in silhouette]
George Washington's Fishing Tackle

George Washington's Fishing Tackle

Fish hooks, line, and hook container. H84328 U.S. Copyright Office Photo by J.A. Anderson. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Fishing (Sport); Pres. I. Misc.; Shelf.

[George Washington at the Battle of Princeton, full-length portrait painting]
The seven wonders of the world acclaim the eighth! / Keppler.

The seven wonders of the world acclaim the eighth! / Keppler.

Illustration shows Uncle Sam holding the American flag raised in his right hand and with George W. "Goethals" sitting on his left shoulder, standing astride the "Panama Canal", which he is presenting as the eig... More

John Adams proposing George Washington for Commander-in-Chief of the American Army

John Adams proposing George Washington for Commander-in-Chief of the A...

G45408 U.S. Copyright Office. Repro. of painting by John Ward Dunsmore. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Artists, Publ. Index; Pres. I.; Shelf.

George Washington "The spirit still lives"

George Washington "The spirit still lives"

Poster showing George Washington clasping hands with a minuteman and a modern-day soldier. United Cigars. Poster is trimmed to banner shape.

[George Washington, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, in uniform, with right hand on hip and left hand on barrel of cannon]

[George Washington, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, in un...

Copyright by C.M.A. Reproduction of painting by Charles Willson Peale.

[The Stars and Stripes - George Washington describing the flag to Lafayette and other French and American officers]

[The Stars and Stripes - George Washington describing the flag to Lafa...

K128375 U.S. Copyright Office. Reproduction of painting by E. Percy Moran, in color. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: PI Works; U.S. History; Presidential I.; PI; Shelf.

National Cathedral interiors. Statue of George Washington in National Cathedral II
Statues and sculpture. George Washington astride horse II
Mount Vernon. Tomb of George Washington at Mount Vernon
Statues and sculpture. George Washington astride horse I
National Cathedral interiors. Statue of George Washington in National Cathedral I
Paintings. George Washington, first president
Cornerstone laid by George Washington, Sept. 18, 1793 / painting by Clyde De Land.

Cornerstone laid by George Washington, Sept. 18, 1793 / painting by Cl...

Photographic reproduction of a painting showing George Washington, with gavel on cornerstone marked "1793", addressing crowd at cornerstone laying ceremony. G60836 U.S. Copyright Office. On verso: Painting by C... More

Paintings. Mrs. George Washington by E.F. Andrews
Wakefield, Virginia. House where George Washington lived
[The tomb of George Washington, Mount Vernon, Virginia]

[The tomb of George Washington, Mount Vernon, Virginia]

J255531 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by The Mount Vernon Ladies' Association.

Mount Vernon. Tomb of George Washington at Mount Vernon
Paintings. George Washington by Gilbert Stuart, Andrew Mellon collection
[Statue of George Washington and Lafayette shaking hands, New York City]
Historical buildings and places. George Washington's headquarters, M St., Georgetown I
Paintings. George Washington by Gilbert Stuart, Andrew Mellon collection
Paintings. George Washington by Gilbert Stuart, Andrew Mellon collection
Historical buildings and places. George Washington's headquarters, M St., Georgetown II
[Georges Clemenceau visiting George Washington's tomb, Mount Vernon, Virginia]
[David Lloyd George at George Washington's tomb, Mount Vernon, Virginia]
[Crowd at George Washington's tomb, Mount Vernon, Virginia]
[Tomb of George Washington, Mount Vernon, Virginia]
The first meeting of the commission to arrange for the celebration of the 200th anniversary of the birth of George Washington to be held in 1932, took place today, Feb. 16th at the White House with President Coolidge as chairman. The committee includes four members appointed by the Senate, four from the House and four appointed by the President. Left to right, front row: Senator Selden P. Spencer, Missouri; Mrs. Anthony Wayne Cook, President General, D.A.R.; President Coolidge; Mrs. John D. Sherman, Federation of Women's Clubs and Senator Simeon Fess, Ohio. Second row: Frederick H. Gillett, Speaker of the House of Representatives; Representative John Q. Tilson, Connecticut; Representative Willis C. Hawley, Oregon. Top row: Frank Munsey, publisher; Representative Joseph W. Byrns, Tennessee; Senator Thomas F. Bayard, Delaware; Senator Carter Class, Virginia, and Hanford Monider, former Commander of the American Legion
[Group with wreath at George Washington's tomb. Mount Vernon, Virginia]
[Tree planting ceremony to commemorate Mother's Day, with Raymond Thompson costumed as George Washington, and school girls costumed as state flowers, on grounds of U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C.]
George Washington honored on 190th anniversary--President Coolidge speaking at memorial services ...

George Washington honored on 190th anniversary--President Coolidge spe...

President Coolidge speaking to Congress, members of the Supreme Court, the Cabinet, etc. in the House of Representatives(?). National Photo Company Collection. Item in album: v. 1, p. 24, no. 41781.

Two thousand newly discovered family papers of George Washington brought to Capital. A newly discovered trunk close to two centuries old, that had belonged to George Washington's only sister, Betty, containing upward of 2,000 original papers of George Washington's family and contemporaries were brought to Washington today from Fredericksburg, VA., by Henry Woodhouse, President of the Aerial League of America. Inspecting the papers in the photograph are, left to right: William Tyler Page, Clerk of the House of Representatives and Executive Secretary of the United States Commission for the Celebration of the 200th anniversary of George Washington's birth; William Selden Washington, descendant of George Washington's brother; and Henry Woodhouse
George Washington's headquarters while surveying Washington in 1791
Gavel used George Washington in laying corner-stone of U.S. Capitol again serves in dedication of dtone at Washington Cathedral. Using the famous Washington gavel, which served at the laying of the cornerstone of the United States Capitol, the Right Rev. James E. Freeman, Bishop of Washington, dedicates a memorial stone contributed to Washington Cathedral by the Potomac Kasonic Lodge of Georgetown, the oldest Masonic Lodge in the country. Members of the fraterna' order attended in regalia as the ceremonies were a feature of the lodge's commemoration of the 140th anniversary of its founding
Masons pay tribute to George Washington. Scottish Rite Masons attending sessions of Supreme Council, thirty-third degree of Scottish Rite, Southern jurisdiction, placed a wreath on the tomb of George Washington at Mt. Vernon yesterday. The Father of His country was a Master Mason. In the photograph, left to right: (center) ?.P. Cochran, grand chance, Supreme Council, beside gate; Ahmed Mouhtar Bey, Scottish Ambassador and a member of the Supreme Council in Turkey, with wreath; [...] Pro, grand commander of the order's [...] Council in Mexico; and Capt. John [...] Grand Commander Supreme Council, Jurisdiction
D.A.R. of Virginia pay tribute to Unknown Soldier of Revolutionary War. Appropriate ceremonies were held today at the tomb of the unknown soldier of the American Revolution in the graveyard of the Old Presbyterian Meeting House in Alexandria, Va., by the Virginia members of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, who are holding their thirty-third state conference in the old meeting house. In the photo, left to right, (center) Amonett Gordon of the Children of the American Revolution, who placed wreath; Miss Nathaniel Beaman, Virginia state [...]; and Mrs. Eleanor Washington Howard, last surviving descendant of George Washington who was born at Mr. Vernon
National Cathedral interiors. Statue of George Washington in National Cathedral VI
National Cathedral interiors. Statue of George Washington in National Cathedral III
National Cathedral interiors. Statue of George Washington in National Cathedral II
National Cathedral interiors. Statue of George Washington in National Cathedral V
Home of Mary, mother of George Washington, Fredericksburg, Virginia. Exterior of George Washington's mother's home
George Washington. Profile view of George Washington from marble bust by Houdon
National Cathedral interiors. Statue of George Washington in National Cathedral I
U.S. Capitol paintings. George Washington by C.W. Peale, [view] I
U.S. Capitol paintings. George Washington by C.W. Peale, [view] II
Sousa, Congressman Sol Bloom, Herbert Hoover, and the US Marine Band inaugurating the George Washington Bicentenial March
National Cathedral interiors. Statue of George Washington in National Cathedral IV
Statues and sculpture. George Washington, full figure, in U.S. Capitol rotunda
Water scenes, Great Falls, Virginia. Commemorative plaque for George Washington near tree, Great Falls
George Washington fire engine. Unusually interesting to visitors to Alexandria, Va., is this fire engine purchased by George Washington in 1775 at Philadelphia and regarded at the time as the most efficient type of engine. The engine is still in good condtion and reposes in the headquarters of the Friendship Fire Company in the old Virginia city where the Father of Our Country was an active member of the fire fighters in his day. G. William Humphries, present custodian of the fire house, is shown in the photograph, 3/6/31
[Bust: for the George Washington Bicentennial, loaned by the Gorham Company, Carlton Hotel, Washington, D.C.]
[Scouts at tomb of George Washington, Mount Vernon, Virginia]
Photograph of Dedication Log for George Washington Bicentennial Memorial Forest

Photograph of Dedication Log for George Washington Bicentennial Memori...

Original caption: Dedication log for George Washington Bicentennial Memorial Forest, near Soldiers Lake just off H-28 highway. Historic Photographs

[Man dressed as George Washington at airplane door]
[People holding sign: "George Washington said: "The Constitution which at any time exists, till changed by an explicit and authentic act of the whole people, is sacredly obligatory upon all." Uphold the 18th Amendment!"
[Man dressed as George Washington and woman at airplane]
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