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History Literacy. Social Studies: Grade-2

History LiteracyCreated by: PICRYL - Public Domain Media Search EngineDated: 2017
In the second grade, the student will examine the lives of notable Americans who expanded peoples’ rights and freedoms in the American system of government.
Students participate in shared and individual research using biographies and informational text historic examples of honesty, courage, patriotism, self-sacrifice, and other admirable character traits seen in citizens and leaders including Abigail Adams, Francis Scott Key, Harriet Tubman, Abraham Lincoln, Chief Joseph, Eleanor Roosevelt, Fred Korematsu, Jackie Robinson, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Rosa Parks, César Chávez, and Senator Daniel Inouye.
Students analyze the significance of historic places including the White House, the United States Capitol, the United States Supreme Court, the Washington Monument, and
The Lincoln Memorial.
Students commemorate months designated to the contributions the American nation of significant groups to the history of including National Hispanic History Month, Native American Heritage Month, Black History Month, Women’s History Month, and Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month.
Students understand chronological sequencing and the connection between historic events and individuals through the creation of basic timelines.
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Chief Joseph, Nez Perces - Public domain portrait drawing

Chief Joseph, Nez Perces - Public domain portrait drawing

Reproduction of bust-length portrait painting by E.A. Burbank. Copyright by W. Scott Thurber. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

Photograph of Harriet Tubman - An old woman sitting in a chair with a dog

Photograph of Harriet Tubman - An old woman sitting in a chair with a ...

Picryl description: Public domain vintage artistic photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

[Jackie Robinson and Roy Campanella with manager Leo Durocher]

[Jackie Robinson and Roy Campanella with manager Leo Durocher]

Front cover illustration showing baseball players Roy Campanella and Jackie Robinson of the Brooklyn Dodgers, with manager Leo Durocher standing between them and pointing with his left hand.

A group of men standing around a table. President lyndon b johnson civil rights act.

A group of men standing around a table. President lyndon b johnson civ...

A group of men standing around a table. A group of men in suits and ties signing a document public domain stock photo.

Statues by sculptor James Earle Fraser outside the U.S. Supreme Court building, Washington, D.C.

Statues by sculptor James Earle Fraser outside the U.S. Supreme Court ...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. The one on the left, in the foreground, is a female fig... More

A night scene of the Marine Corps War Memorial with the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument and U.S. Capitol in the background

A night scene of the Marine Corps War Memorial with the Lincoln Memori...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Arlington State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combine... More

Public domain stock image. Washington monument monuments washington dc.
Lincoln memorial building aerial building. An aerial view of the lincoln memorial
[Chief Joseph, Nez Percé chief, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front] / E.A. Burbank, Nespelem, Wash.

[Chief Joseph, Nez Percé chief, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing fr...

40025 U.S. Copyright Office. Reproduction from painting by E.A. Burbank, now in the collection of E.E. Ayer, Chicago.

[Ice skating; Lincoln Memorial in background. Washington, D.C.]

[Ice skating; Lincoln Memorial in background. Washington, D.C.]

Public domain historical photo, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Tomb of Francis Scott Key, Frederick, Md., [4/27/25]

Tomb of Francis Scott Key, Frederick, Md., [4/27/25]

Picryl description: Public domain image related to death, coffin, grave, funeral, burial, monument, cemetery, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Key Mansion, Washington DC - A black and white photo of a town with a river in the background

Key Mansion, Washington DC - A black and white photo of a town with a ...

Francis Scott Key mansion in Georgetown. Despite local efforts to save the building, it was razed in 1948 to make way for a ramp connecting the Whitehurst Freeway to the Key Bridge

Abigail (Smith) Adams House, 180 Norton Street (moved from 450 Bridge Street), Weymouth, Norfolk County, MA

Abigail (Smith) Adams House, 180 Norton Street (moved from 450 Bridge ...

Picryl description: Public domain vintage artistic photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

A view from across the Potomac River of the Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument and United States Capitol

A view from across the Potomac River of the Lincoln Memorial, Washingt...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Washington State: District Of Columbia (DC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN L. Smith Release Status: Release... More

Great River Road - The Montgomery Bus Where Rosa Parks Sat

Great River Road - The Montgomery Bus Where Rosa Parks Sat

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Original Caption: Indoors at the National Civil Rights Museum stands a recreation of the bright yellow Montgomery city bus where Rosa Parks defied the cit... More

Close up of sculpture located in César Chávez Plaza is a park in downtown Sacramento, California's capital city, on the site of the old city plaza

Close up of sculpture located in César Chávez Plaza is a park in downt...

The Plaza was laid out by settler John Sutter and named in honor of Chávez, the Mexican-American farm worker, labor leader, and civil-rights activist. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Cre... More

Sculpture located in César Chávez Plaza in downtown Sacramento, California's capital city, on the site of the old city plaza

Sculpture located in César Chávez Plaza in downtown Sacramento, Califo...

The Plaza was laid out by settler John Sutter and named in honor of Chávez, the Mexican-American farm worker, labor leader, and civil-rights activist. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Cre... More

The washington monument reflecting in the reflecting pool of water. Washington dc sunset dusk

The washington monument reflecting in the reflecting pool of water. Wa...

The washington monument and the reflecting pool / The reflection of the tower and the reflecting pool public domain stock photo.

Martin luther king monument statue building. A statue of a man in a suit and tie

Martin luther king monument statue building. A statue of a man in a su...

Architecture stock photograph: The statue of pastor / A statue of a man in a suit and tie.

Washington dc aerial view city building.
Administration architecture building. The white house is surrounded by lush green trees

Administration architecture building. The white house is surrounded by...

Architecture stock photograph: The white house is seen from the lawn / The white house is surrounded by lush green trees.

Chief Joseph, Nez Percé - Public domain portrait

Chief Joseph, Nez Percé - Public domain portrait

Chief Joseph, half-length portrait, seated, facing slightly left, wearing headdress. Photograph attributed to De Lancey Gill. Forms part of: Frank and Frances Carpenter Collection (Library of Congress). Exhibit... More

Mrs. John Adams (Abigail Smith).

Mrs. John Adams (Abigail Smith).

Public domain scan of a female portrait, woman, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

[Chief Joseph, Nez Percé chief, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front] / E.A. Burbank, Nespelem, Wash.

[Chief Joseph, Nez Percé chief, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing fr...

40025 U.S. Copyright Office. Reproduction from painting by E.A. Burbank, now in the collection of E.E. Ayer, Chicago.

Jackie Robinson and Louise Beavers in a scene from the motion picture The Jackie Robinson Story

Jackie Robinson and Louise Beavers in a scene from the motion picture ...

Public domain reproduction of still life painting, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description.

[Chief Joseph, ca. 1840-1904] - An old black and white photo of a man

[Chief Joseph, ca. 1840-1904] - An old black and white photo of a man

Half lgth., facing front. H18700 U.S. Copyright Office Photoprint by Rudolph B. Scott, Spokane, Wash, 1899 Oct. 17. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

[Harriet Tubman, full-length portrait, seated in chair, facing front, probably at her home in Auburn, New York]

[Harriet Tubman, full-length portrait, seated in chair, facing front, ...

Illus. in: Scrapbooks of Elizabeth Smith Miller and Anne Fitzhugh Miller / Elizabeth Smith Miller. New York : Geneva, 1897-1911, section 16, no. 9, p. 47. National American Woman Suffrage Association Collectio... More

[Ice skating at Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C.]

[Ice skating at Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C.]

Public domain historic photograph of Washington DC, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Abigail Smith Adams [inaugural dress from First Ladies Collection], 9/[3/24]
Tomb of Francis Scott Key at Frederick, Md., 4/27/25

Tomb of Francis Scott Key at Frederick, Md., 4/27/25

Public domain historical photo, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Public domain stock image. Washington monument washington dc peace movement.
The Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument and the U.S. Capitol are ablaze with light for the opening inaugural ceremonies in honor of George H. W. Bush, 41st president of the United States

The Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument and the U.S. Capitol are...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Washington State: District Of Columbia (DC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF SGT. Charles Reger Release Stat... More

White house mansion president building.
Washington dc city cities building.
A black and white photo of a man with a hand on his chin. Non-violence peace transformation, education.

A black and white photo of a man with a hand on his chin. Non-violence...

A man with his hand on his chin, surrounded by words that say justice / A black and white photo of a man with a hand on his chin / Public domain stock illustration.

Eleanor Roosevelt at United Jewish Appeal of Greater New York’s Person To Person event

Eleanor Roosevelt at United Jewish Appeal of Greater New York’s Person...

Description: Eleanor Roosevelt poses with United Jewish Appeal of Greater New York’s Person To Person fundraising event participants...Photographer: Emerich C. Gross..Date: June 21, 1960..Medium: Black a... More

The Star Spangled Banner - A painting of a man standing on top of a boat

The Star Spangled Banner - A painting of a man standing on top of a bo...

Francis Scott Key standing on boat, with right arm stretched out toward the United States flag flying over Fort McHenry, Baltimore, Maryland. K62984 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Percy E. Moran.

Chief Joseph, from the Indian Chiefs series (N681) promoting Old Fashion Fine Cut Tobacco

Chief Joseph, from the Indian Chiefs series (N681) promoting Old Fashi...

Trade cards from the "Indian Chiefs" series (N681), issued ca. 1888 to promote Old Fashion Fine Cut Tobacco.

[Abraham Lincoln, presidential candidate, half-length portrait, facing right]

[Abraham Lincoln, presidential candidate, half-length portrait, facing...

Photo of Lincoln made from a negative taken in Springfield, Illinois, by Alexander Hesler on June 3, 1860. One of several poses from that day. "Wrote Lincoln's law partner, William H. Herndon, 'There is the pec... More

Equal Franchise Society Legislative Series; extract from a letter from Abigail Adams to her husband John Adams

Equal Franchise Society Legislative Series; extract from a letter from...

Equal Franchise Society reproduces extract from famous Abigail Adams letter of March 31, 1776 in which she warns John to "Remember the Ladies" or they may rebel.

Francis Scott Key. Portrait of Francis Scott Key

Francis Scott Key. Portrait of Francis Scott Key

Public domain scan of portrait print from Library of Congress, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

[Right to left: Cordell Hull, Henry Morgenthau, Eleanor Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt]

[Right to left: Cordell Hull, Henry Morgenthau, Eleanor Roosevelt, Fra...

Public domain photograph related to Franklin Delano Roosevelt, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

U.S. Supreme Court building, Washington, D.C.

U.S. Supreme Court building, Washington, D.C.

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... More

A night scene of the Marine Corps Iwo Jima Memorial with Fourth of July fireworks exploding in the background. The U.S. Capitol, the Washington Monument and the Lincoln Memorial can also be seen in the background

A night scene of the Marine Corps Iwo Jima Memorial with Fourth of Jul...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Arlington State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Ph2 Robert K. Hamilton Release Status: Released to... More

U.S. Navy Adm. Gary Roughhead (right), Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet and President and CHIEF Executive Officer (CEO) of the United States Navy Memorial and retired Rear Adm. Richard A. Buchanan, present Sen. Daniel Inouye (D-HI) with the 2006 Navy Heritage Award at Lone Sailor Awards Dinner at the Grand Hyatt Hotel. (U.S. Navy PHOTO by Mass Communication SPECIALIST 1ST Class Chad J. McNeeley) (Released)

U.S. Navy Adm. Gary Roughhead (right), Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet a...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Washington State: District Of Columbia (DC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MC1 Chad Mcneeley, USN Release Status... More

Washington monument washington landmark. Two american flags flying in front of the washington monument

Washington monument washington landmark. Two american flags flying in ...

Flags. Free images of flags. Use free pictures of flags without any copyright restrictions.

Martin luther king jr dream american. A statue of a man sitting on a bench
A statue of abraham lincoln in the lincoln memorial. Abraham lincoln lincoln memorial united states.

A statue of abraham lincoln in the lincoln memorial. Abraham lincoln l...

Stock photography: The lincoln memorial in the lincoln memorial / A statue of abraham lincoln in the lincoln memorial.

Mrs. William S. Smith, (Abigail Adams.)

Mrs. William S. Smith, (Abigail Adams.)

Public domain photo of art print, 18th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description.

Live the dream, say no to alcohol and drug abuse

Live the dream, say no to alcohol and drug abuse

Contributor(s): .King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968.National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (U.S.) ..Publication: .Rockville, Md. : National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, [19--] ..L... More

[Back cover of Jackie Robinson comic book]

[Back cover of Jackie Robinson comic book]

Half-length portrait of Jackie Robinson in Brooklyn Dodgers uniform, posed, holding baseball bat. Illus. in: Jackie Robinson. Greenwich, Conn.: Fawcett Publications, c1951, v. 1, no. 5, back cover.

The Star Spangled Banner - Public domain  painting

The Star Spangled Banner - Public domain painting

Francis Scott Key standing on boat, with right arm stretched out toward the United States flag flying over Fort McHenry, Baltimore, Maryland. K62984 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Percy E. Moran.

[Civil War envelope showing American flag with second stanza from Francis Scott Key's poem, "Defence of Fort McHenry"]

[Civil War envelope showing American flag with second stanza from Fran...

Addressed to Michael Fox Esq., Marlboro, Stark Co., Ohio; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of: Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs (Library of C... More

Lincoln and the drummer boy, [Knapp portrait].

Lincoln and the drummer boy, [Knapp portrait].

The boy advanced and with bowed head and timid accents said I have no Mother, no Father and bursting into tears-Nobody cares for me.

Chief Joseph, Nez Perces, from the American Indian Chiefs series (N2) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands

Chief Joseph, Nez Perces, from the American Indian Chiefs series (N2) ...

Trade cards from the "American Indian Chiefs" series (N2), issued in 1888 in a series of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter Brand Cigarettes. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

[Chief Joseph, ca. 1840-1904 half-length portrait, seated, facing front]

[Chief Joseph, ca. 1840-1904 half-length portrait, seated, facing fron...

Picryl description: Public domain image of Native Americans, Indians of North America, indigenous tribes, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

[Abraham Lincoln, head-and-shoulders portrait]

[Abraham Lincoln, head-and-shoulders portrait]

Public domain image related to President Abraham Lincoln, gelatin silver print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

[Eleanor Roosevelt, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

[Eleanor Roosevelt, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

J38008 U.S. Copyright Office. Public domain photograph related to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Eleanor Roosevelt Visits U.S. Information Center in Stockholm, Sweden

Eleanor Roosevelt Visits U.S. Information Center in Stockholm, Sweden

Original caption: Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt chatting with Miss Dorothy Spofford, librarian at the U.S. Information Center in Stockholm, Sweden. Photographs of Information Center Service Activities in Foreign Countries

John Adams, residence in Quincy, Massachusetts. Fireplace in President's bedroom with Abigail's warming pan

John Adams, residence in Quincy, Massachusetts. Fireplace in President...

Picryl description: Public domain image of a residential home interior, living room, fireplace, 19th-20th century architecture, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

[Select views:]  HUD historical highlights. [Secretaries, Presidents, events]

[Select views:] HUD historical highlights. [Secretaries, Presidents, ...

Photographer: HUD Staff; White House Photo Creation Date: 2/11/1961 - 10/13/2009 [Select views:] HUD historical highlights. [Secretaries, Presidents, events]

A black and white photo of a man in a suit and tie. Martin luther king press conference black, people.

A black and white photo of a man in a suit and tie. Martin luther king...

A black and white photo of a man in a suit and tie. A black and white photo of a man in a suit. Public domain stock photo of light and darkness.

Chambers of the U.S. Supreme Court, Washington, D.C.

Chambers of the U.S. Supreme Court, Washington, D.C.

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... More

A black and white photo of a man in a suit and tie. Martin luther king jr i have a dream.

A black and white photo of a man in a suit and tie. Martin luther king...

A black and white photo of pastor in a suit / A black and white photo of a man in a suit and tie / Public domain vintage photo.

Supreme court building usa building. A building with a clock on the front of it

Supreme court building usa building. A building with a clock on the fr...

Architecture stock photograph: The supreme court building at night / A building with a clock on the front of it.

Us capitol building washington dc government. A large white building with a clock on top of it

Us capitol building washington dc government. A large white building w...

Free images of U.S. Capitol. Download US Capitol images. Use free United States Capitol pictures without any copyright restrictions.

A park bench in front of the white house. White house washington dc politics.
Martin Luther King, Jr. speaking at Montgomery March

Martin Luther King, Jr. speaking at Montgomery March

Photographer: unknown..Date: 1965..Medium: Black and white photograph..Repository: American Jewish Historical Society ( http://www.ajhs.org ) ..Parent Collection: American Jewish Congress Collection (I-77)..... More

Francis Scott Key, 1780-1843 - Public domain portrait engraving

Francis Scott Key, 1780-1843 - Public domain portrait engraving

Portrait, bust, facing front. Exchange 399 March 20, 1946, Free Library of Philadelphia. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card, with subsequent revisions. Caption card tracings: PI; Shelf.

Abigail Smith Adams wife of John Adams / photo of portrait by Gilbert Stuart.

Abigail Smith Adams wife of John Adams / photo of portrait by Gilbert ...

Photograph showing Mrs. John Adams, head and shoulder portrait, facing right. Photo of portrait by Gilbert Stuart; portrait at National Gallery. Photo by Chester A. Lawrence, Dorchester, Mass., of painting by ... More

[Abraham Lincoln, three-quarter length portrait, seated and holding his spectacles and a pencil]

[Abraham Lincoln, three-quarter length portrait, seated and holding hi...

Public domain image related to President Abraham Lincoln, gelatin silver print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Abigail Smith Adams - A black and white photo of a woman in a bonnet

Abigail Smith Adams - A black and white photo of a woman in a bonnet

1/2 length, facing right. 13831Cp2s-2 U.S. Copyright Office Photo by Chester A. Lawrence, Dorchester, Mass., of painting by Gilbert Stuart. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption c... More

[U.S. Army blimp over Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C.]

[U.S. Army blimp over Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C.]

Public domain historical photo, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

[Eleanor Roosevelt, full-length portrait, standing at bottom of the Grand Staircase in the White House, facing left]

[Eleanor Roosevelt, full-length portrait, standing at bottom of the Gr...

Inscribed: To Ambassador Josephus Daniels with affectionate regard F Eleanor Roosevelt. Date and location based on White House Web site, Entrance Hall History. Copyright by Underwood & Underwood.

Dusk view of the Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument and U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C.

Dusk view of the Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument and U.S. Capito...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... More

White house mansion president building.
Public domain stock image. White house washington seat of government.
Washington monument washington dc memorial building.
[Front cover of Jackie Robinson comic book]

[Front cover of Jackie Robinson comic book]

Shows head-and-shoulders portrait of Jackie Robinson in Brooklyn Dodgers cap; inset image shows Jackie Robinson covering a slide at second base. Illus. in: Jackie Robinson. Greenwich, Conn.: Fawcett Publication... More

[Abraham Lincoln, presidential candidate, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right]

[Abraham Lincoln, presidential candidate, head-and-shoulders portrait,...

Photo shows Lincoln in a print made from a negative taken by Alexander Hesler, Springfield, Illinois, June 3, 1860. Lincoln said of this portrait: "That looks better and expresses me better than any I have ever... More

[Francis Scott Key] - Public domain portrait engraving

[Francis Scott Key] - Public domain portrait engraving

Public domain photo of portrait art print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

A black and white photo of a baseball player holding a bat. Jackie robinson american baseball player jack roosevelt robinson, sports.

A black and white photo of a baseball player holding a bat. Jackie rob...

A black and white photo of a baseball player holding a bat / A black and white photo of a baseball player holding a bat / Public domain photo of a park, nature.

ER [i.e., Eleanor Roosevelt] with 2 women. Big hats

ER [i.e., Eleanor Roosevelt] with 2 women. Big hats

Public domain historical photo, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Eleanor Roosevelt Chatting with Injured Naval Man

Eleanor Roosevelt Chatting with Injured Naval Man

This photograph depicts Eleanor Roosevelt chatting with Private First Class Robert Kiernam and Private First Class Robert Coles, who were joking about their injuries. Publicity Interviews

Fort McHenry, the place where Francis Scott Key observed that the "flag was still there" and wrote the words to "The Star-Spangled Banner" following an engagement with the invading British during the War of 1812. Baltimore, Maryland

Fort McHenry, the place where Francis Scott Key observed that the "fla...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... More

US Army Golden Knights Parachute Team members perform during Inauguration Day opening ceremony held at Lincoln Memorial in honor of George H.W. Bush, 41st president of the United States

US Army Golden Knights Parachute Team members perform during Inaugurat...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Washington State: District Of Columbia (DC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Joe Myeress, USN Release Status: ... More

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway - Choptank Settlement Plaque

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway - Choptank Settlement Plaque

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Original Caption: A sign details the native American history of the small garden park on the Choptank River. Location: Location: Maryland Status: Public... More

Close up of sculpture located in César Chávez Plaza is a park in downtown Sacramento, California's capital city, on the site of the old city plaza

Close up of sculpture located in César Chávez Plaza is a park in downt...

The Plaza was laid out by settler John Sutter and named in honor of Chávez, the Mexican-American farm worker, labor leader, and civil-rights activist. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Cre... More

Public domain stock image. White house washington dc politics.
A black and white cat sitting on top of a podium. Socks the cat pet white house, animals.

A black and white cat sitting on top of a podium. Socks the cat pet wh...

A cat sitting on a podium in front of a sign / A black and white cat sitting on top of a podium / Animals public domain photography.

Sunrise washington monument washington dc building.
Obituary notice. Died at Quincy, the 28th October, 1818, Mrs. Abigail Adams, consort of the Hon. John Adams late president of the United States. [n. p. 1818].

Obituary notice. Died at Quincy, the 28th October, 1818, Mrs. Abigail ...

On verso: Transfer. Shaw Papers. Manuscript Div. 8 June 1951. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection... More

Key Mansion, Washington DC - An old photo of a building with a flag on top of it

Key Mansion, Washington DC - An old photo of a building with a flag on...

Built in 1802 by Thomas Clark, this house is where Francis Scott Key and his family lived while he was a lawer in Georgetown from 1805 -1833. The house was located at 3518 M Street, NW and despite several effor... More

[Eleanor Roosevelt with grandchildren Buzzie and Sistie Dall]

[Eleanor Roosevelt with grandchildren Buzzie and Sistie Dall]

Picryl description: Public domain image of children in poverty, child labor, Great Depression, 1930s, migrant workers, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

[Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt and Queen Elizabeth, holding umbrella, in automobile, leaving station for the White House]

[Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt and Queen Elizabeth, holding umbrella, in auto...

Acme Newpictures, Inc. photo. Forms part of: New York World-Telegram and the Sun Newspaper Photograph Collection (Library of Congress).

Eleanor Roosevelt and United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Lake Success, New York

Eleanor Roosevelt and United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Ri...

Photographs of Eleanor Roosevelt Public domain photograph of US government agency official, meeting, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

U.S. Supreme Court building, Washington, D.C.

U.S. Supreme Court building, Washington, D.C.

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... More

U.S. Supreme Court building, Washington, D.C.

U.S. Supreme Court building, Washington, D.C.

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... More

Night scene of the fireworks on the mall that brought the Inauguration Day celebration to close. In this scene you can see the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument and the U.S. Capitol

Night scene of the fireworks on the mall that brought the Inauguration...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Washington State: District Of Columbia (DC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to P... More

An aerial view of historic Fort McHenry guarding the harbor entrance. It was here, in August 1814, that Francis Scott Key wrote the National 'Anthem at dawn's early light after he had watched British naval forces bombard the fort all night long without forcing its surrender. The American defends unfurled a large American flag and the British Admiral in charge gave up and sailed home

An aerial view of historic Fort McHenry guarding the harbor entrance. ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Baltimore State: Maryland (MD) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Marty Goppert/Don S. Montgomery Release Status: Re... More

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