James A. Garfield (1881)

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VICE PRESIDENT AND FIRST LADY:

Chester Arthur
Chester Arthur
Lucretia Garfield
Lucretia Garfield

OVERVIEW:

White House
The Miller Center (UVA)
American Presidents (C-SPAN)
History Channel
American National Biography

THE FIRST LADY:

National First Ladies’ Library
White House
White House Historical Association
First Ladies (C-SPAN)

RESOURCES:

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James Garfield Collection (Hiram College)
The Works of James. A. Garfield (Vol. 1, Vol. 2)
Public Papers (American Presidency Project)

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1881 INAUGURATION:

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1881 Address (Draft, Transcript)
Library of Congress (1881)
Joint Congressional Committee (1881)

SUPREME COURT NOMINEE:

Stanley Matthews (1881)

CABINET:

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Secretary of the Interior:
Samuel J. Kirkwood (1881)

Attorney General:
Isaac Wayne MacVeagh (1881)

Secretary of the Navy:
William H. Hunt (1881)

Postmaster General:
Thomas L. James (1881)

Secretary of State:
James G. Blaine (1881)

Secretary of the Treasury:
William Windom (1881)

Secretary of War:
Robert Todd Lincoln (1881)

CONGRESS:

Speaker of the House:
Joseph W. Keifer (1881-1883)

HISTORIC SITES:

 

James Garfield National Historic Site

 

 

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