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    • George W. Bush, September 6, 2000

    • 2000-09-06
    • United States--Politics and government; Presidents--United States; Bush, George W. (George Walker), 1946---Correspondence; Presidential campaigns; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Clinton, Bill, 1946-;
    • Presidential Signature: George W. Bush (2001-2009) Form letter signed by Bush while governor of Texas soliciting contributions to the Republican "Victory 2000" effort on behalf of his presidential campaign and the campaigns of other Republican...
    • Bill Clinton, The White House, January 15, 1998, to Governor James B. Hunt

    • 1998-01-15
    • Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act Public Law 93-288; United States. Federal Emergency Relief Administration; Severe storms; Presidents--United States;
    • Presidential Signature: William Jefferson Clinton (1993-2001): President Clinton informs Governor Hunt that he has officially declared North Carolina a federal disaster area due to severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding that occurred across North...
    • George Bush, The White House, June 3, 1991

    • 1991-06-03
    • Persian Gulf War, 1991; Presidents--United States; Bush, George, 1924---Correspondence; Iraq; Kuwait;
    • Presidential Signature: George Herbert Walker Bush (1989-1993) President Bush sends greetings to those gathered to honor the participants in Operation Desert Storm. As perhaps the greatest crisis to confront George Bush during his presidency,...
    • Ronald Reagan, The White House, March 18, 1982, to Governor James B. Hunt, Jr.

    • 1982-03-18
    • North Carolina--Seal; Reagan, Ronald--Correspondence; Presidents--United States; Governors--North Carolina--Correspondence; Hunt, James B., 1937-;
    • Presidential Signature: Ronald W. Reagan (1981-1989) President Reagan thanks Governor Hunt for the gift of a plate depicting the Great Seal of the State of North Carolina presented to Reagan during a visit to the White House by North Carolina's...
    • Jimmy Carter autograph, February 8, 1978, on a White House business card

    • 1978-02-02
    • Carter, Jimmy, 1924-; Presidents--United States; Governors--North Carolina; Mitchell, Thornton W.; Scott, Robert Walter, 1929-2009; White House (Washington, D.C.); North Carolina. Office of Archives and History;
    • Presidential Signature: President Carter consistently signs his name simply as Jimmy Carter. This card was enclosed in a letter dated February 16, 1978 from Robert W. Scott, former governor of North Carolina and chairman of the Appalachian Regional...
    • Gerald R. Ford, The White House, December 4, 1974, to Governor James E. Holshouser, Jr.

    • 1974-12-04
    • Inflation (Finance)--United States; Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006--Correspondence; Presidents--United States; Governors--North Carolina--Correspondence; Holshouser, James E.;
    • Presidential Signature: Gerald R. Ford (1974-1977). President Ford writes to enlist Governor Holshouser's "aid in the Nation's current efforts to fight inflation." Ford discusses his policies and asks for suggestions on ways to eliminate wasteful...
    • Richard M. Nixon, The White House, December 8, 1973, to Governor James E. Holshouser

    • 1973-12-08
    • United States--Politics and government; Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994--Correspondence; Presidents--United States; Washington (D.C.); Watergate Affair, 1972-1974;
    • Presidential Signature: Richard Milhouse Nixon (1959-1974) Nixon notes the release of information on personal finances and indicates his hope that "this disclosure can be of even greater service if it helps to restore trust in this office and this...
    • Lyndon B. Johnson, The White House, March 13, 1966, Governor Dan K. Moore

    • 1966-03-13
    • Vietnam War, 1961-1975; Presidents--United States; Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973--Correspondence; Governors--North Carolina--Correspondence; Moore, Daniel Killian, 1906-1986;
    • Presidential Signature: Lyndon Baines Johnson (1963-1969). President Johnson expresses appreciation for Moore's attendance at a White House governors' conference on Vietnam where a Resolution of Support was passed indicating the nation's unity and...
    • John F. Kennedy, September 30, 1960, to L. Y. Ballentine

    • 1960-09-30
    • Presidential campaigns; Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963--Correspondence; Presidents--United States; North Carolina. Department of Agriculture; Democratic Party (U.S.);
    • Presidential Signature: John Fitzgerald Kennedy (1961-1963) Senator Kennedy writes to North Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture L. Y. Ballentine thanking Ballentine in advance for his influence and support of Kennedy's campaign for president in...
    • Dwight D. Eisenhower, The White House, February 7, 1956, to Governor Luther H. Hodges

    • 1956-02-07
    • Presidents--United States; Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969--Correspondence; Traffic Safety Programs (U.S.); Presidents--United States; Governors--North Carolina--Correspondence; North Carolina. Office of the Governor; Hodges, Luther...
    • Presidential Signature: Dwight David Eisenhower (1953-1961) In this letter, President Eisenhower announces a series of regional conferences as part of the program of the President's Committee for Traffic Safety.
    • Harry S. Truman, The White House, February 27, 1947, to Josephus Daniels, Raleigh

    • 1947-02-27
    • Presidents--United States; Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972--Correspondence; Statues; Presidents--United States--Monuments; Jackson County (Mo.); North Carolina State Capitol (Raleigh, N.C.); Keck, Charles, 1875-1951; Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845;...
    • Presidential Signature: Harry S. Truman (1945-1953) In this letter, President Truman discusses with Daniels, owner and publisher of the Raleigh News and Observer the work of Charles Keck, the sculptor who had been chosen to execute the statue of...
    • Franklin D. Roosevelt, The White House, March 8, 1934, to Governor John C. B. Ehringhaus

    • 1934-03-08
    • Public works--United States; Great Depression; Marine terminals; Presidents--United States; Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945--Correspondence; Morehead City (N.C.); United States. Public Works Administration; Governors--North...
    • Presidential Signature: Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1933-1945) President Roosevelt explains to Governor Ehringhaus that an additional feasibility study must be made before the Administration for Public Works can decide on an application for a...
    • Herbert Hoover, The White House, August 30, 1932, to Edward W. Pou

    • 1932-08-30
    • Bonds--United States; Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964--Correspondence; Great Depression; Reconstruction Finance Corporation; United States. Congress. House; Presidents--United States;
    • Presidential Signature: Herbert Clark Hoover (1929-1933) Following the stock market crash of 1929 and the bank failures, unemployment, and economic disasters at the beginning of the 1930s, the federal government made efforts at economic recovery....
    • Calvin Coolidge, The White House, October 2, 1923, to Governor Cameron Morrison

    • 1923-10-02
    • Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933--Correspondence; White House Administrative Office (U.S.); Presidents--United States; Prohibition--United States; Emigration and immigration--United States; Narcotic laws--United States; Governors--North...
    • Presidential Signature: John Calvin Coolidge (1923-1929)President Coolidge invites Governor Morrison to lunch at the White House on October 20 to discuss enforcement of narcotic, immigration, and prohibition laws.
    • Warren G. Harding, The White House, Washington, September 16 1922, to Edward W. Pou

    • 1922-09-16
    • Kidney disease; Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923--Correspondence; Presidents--United States; Harding, Florence Kling, 1860-1924; First ladies;
    • Presidential Signature: Warren Gamalief Harding (1921-1923) Harding thanks Pou for recommending that Mrs. Harding drink a certain medicinal water to improve her health and expresses appreciation for Pou's interest. Florence Kling Harding suffered...
    • William Howard Taft, New Haven, June 13, 1913, to Walter Clark, Chief Justice of the Supreme...

    • 1913-06-13
    • Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930--Correspondence; Clark, Walter, 1846-1924; Presidents--United States; North Carolina. Supreme Court; Yale University; Law--North Carolina; Women--Legal status, laws, etc.--North Carolina;
    • William Howard Taft to Walter Clark, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Raleigh.After serving as president, Taft became a professor of constitutional law at Yale University and in this letter thanks Justice Clark for sending him two of Clark’s...
    • William Howard Taft, Appointment.

    • 1909-05-25
    • Presidents--United States; North Carolina. Supreme Court; Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930--Autographs; Judges--North Carolina;
    • Presidential Signature: William Howard Taft (1909-1913. Appointment of Henry G. Conner to United District Judge for the Eastern District of North Carolina, signed by President William Taft.
    • North Carolina Constitutional Reader, Being a Hand Book for Primary Use in One Part

    • 1903
    • United States. Constitution; Voting--North Carolina--Handbooks, manuals, etc.; African American authors; African Americans--Civil rights--History--20th century--Sources; African Americans--Civil rights--North Carolina; African...
    • A scarce African-American imprint by G. Ellis Harris, Principal of a school at Littleton, with the title: North Carolina Constitutional Reader, Being a Hand Book for Primary Use in One Part (Raleigh: Printing Office, St. Augustine’s School, 1903)....


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