August 29, 2014

Today in History: Woodrow Wilson


Today in History–December 28–the Library of Congress features Woodrow Wilson, born on this date in 1856. Learn more about our nation’s 28th president (1913-21) and Nobel peace prize winner by visiting the Today in History section then click the links below to access more stories and primary sources about President Wilson.

Woodrow Wilson books & articles

Woodrow Wilson manuscripts

Woodrow Wilson speeches (audio)

Woodrow Wilson sheet music

Woodrow Wilson films

Woodrow Wilson images from American Memory

More Woodrow Wilson images

Selected primary sources

Woodrow Wilson inauguration primary source sets (first and second)

Woodrow Wilson’s shorthand speech notes for “Fourteen Points” address (8 January 1918)

Wilson announces armistice

Magazine articles by Woodrow Wilson

Chronicling America articles

Stories from America’s Library

Woodrow Wilson Was Born, December 28, 1856.

The First Mother’s Day, May 9, 1914.

U.S. Entered World War I, April 6, 1917.

Ten Suffragists Arrested While Picketing at the White House, August 28, 1917.

The Paris Peace Conference, January 18, 1919.

Nineteenth Amendment Granting Women’s Suffrage Was Sent to the States, June 4, 1919.

World War I Ended With the Treaty of Versailles, June 28, 1919.

World War I PSN Posts

Today in History: World War I

Primary Source Teaching Ideas: Supporting the Troops

Learning from Experience: Personal Perspectives of World War I

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