Washington, Jefferson and Lincoln: Three Great Presidents

http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/primarysourcesets/presidents/pdf/teacher_guide.pdf

This primary source set includes four documents for each of these great presidents. These documents can help students explore various aspects of these presidents’ lives. One document shows something about the president’s home or family life, the next one represents one of his great achievements, a third item is a portrait of the president, and the fourth is a photograph of the monument or memorial dedicated to his memory.

Presidents of the United States:  Image Collection

http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/list/057_intr.html

Portraits of the Presidents and First Ladies, 1789-Present

http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/connections/portraits/file.html

Presidential Inaugurations

http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/connections/inaugurations/file.html

The Path to the Presidency:  Political Speeches

http://blogs.loc.gov/teachers/2012/08/the-path-to-the-presidency-political-speeches-2/

The Person Behind the Presidency: Humanizing History

http://blogs.loc.gov/teachers/2012/05/the-person-behind-the-presidency-humanizing-history/

Abraham Lincoln: Rise to National Prominence

http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/primarysourcesets/lincoln/

Inaugurations

http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/presentationsandactivities/presentations/inaug/

Themed Resources:  Abraham Lincoln

http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/themes/lincoln/

Elections

http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/themes/elections/

Voices, Votes, Victory: Presidential Campaign Songs

http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/presidential-songs/issues-and-slogans.html

Herblock's History - Political Cartoons from the Crash to the Millennium

http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/herblocks-history/presidents.html