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American President 

"A  collection of material about the Presidents of the United States and the history of the presidency," including an archive of presidential speeches from all of the president’s. Presented by the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia, this website features biographical essays about Presidents and information about "the history and evolution of presidential duties."

National First Ladies' Library
Manuscripts, biographies tailored for children, and lesson plans that cover the First-Ladies of the nation from Martha Washington to Michelle Obama. 

Presidential Inaugurations 
“Presidential inaugurations” is a Library of Congress online collection of approximately 400 documents and images relating to inaugurations from George Washington's in 1789 to George W. Bush's in 2001. The site includes "diaries and letters of presidents and those who witnessed inaugurations, handwritten drafts of inaugural addresses, broadsides, inaugural tickets and programs, prints, photographs, and sheet music."

The American Presidency Project 
Features data and documents on every presidential election and administration, including an archive of over 96,648 documents related to the study of the Presidency. Included are platforms, speeches, messages, such as Messages and Papers of the Presidents: Washington - Taft (1789-1913), The Public Papers of the Presidents: Hoover to G.W. Bush (1929-2006) & Obama (2009), The Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents: Carter - G.W. Bush (1977-2009), and The Daily Compilation of Presidential Documents: Obama (2009-2011).

The Avalon Project 
A database of transcripts of presidential inaugural addresses through 2001.

The White House 
Official White House website with portraits of, information on, and biographies of each President, First Lady and Vice-president, as well as a history of the White House.
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