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Herbert Hoover (second man from left) walking on the sidewalk past the President's House on the campus of the College of William & Mary, May 15, 1926. In his role as Secretary of Commerce under President Calvin Coolidge, Hoover visited Williamsburg…

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Colonial Williamsburg actor/interpreter John Hamant presents former President George H.W. Bush with a copy of " Williamsburg Before and After" during his visit. Former President Bush visited Colonial Williamsburg in 1995 during his trip to give the…

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Presidential Candidate Bill Clinton shakes hands with Robert Wilburn, President of Colonial Williamsburg, at the Williamsburg Lodge. Former Colonial Williamsburg President Charles Longsworth and his wife, Polly, look on.

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President Ronald Reagan and Mrs. Nancy Reagan reviewing the Fifes and Drums Corp. Their visit was part of the 1983 G7 summit, which also included the heads of state of France, Canada, West Germany, Italy, Japan, and the United Kingdom. The summit…

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President Warren Harding (tipping hat in the back seat) rides in a car through the city of Williamsburg, ca. 1920s. President Harding served from 1921-1923 before dying in office. During his visit, Williamsburg had not yet been restored to its 18th…

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President Ronald Reagan greets British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher during the welcoming ceremonies of the 1983 Economic Summit. Her visit was accompanied by the heads of state of France, Canada, West Germany, Italy, and Japan. The summit saw…

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Former President Richard Nixon with wife Pat and archaeologist Ivor Noel Hume in the archaeology lab, 1981. Former President Nixon took a personal interest in the archaeological methods used at Colonial Williamsburg. Ivor Noel Hume, director of the…

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Presidential hopeful Jimmy Carter at a rally held at the Williamsburg Lodge before the October 22, 1976 Presidential debate with President Gerald Ford at Phi Beta Kappa Hall at the College of William & Mary.

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President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Gov. George C. Peery during the 1934 dedication of Duke of Gloucester Street. Williamsburg mayor Channing Hall stands in foreground.

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During his 1946 tour of the United States with General Dwight D. Eisenhower, Sir Winston Churchill made plans to visit Colonial Williamsburg, now twelve years old after the opening of its Historic Area. Mr. Churchill and General Eisenhower arrived by…

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President Harry S. Truman, flanked by several costumed interpreters, laughs as he descends the steps outside the Governor's Palace. President Truman was in Williamsburg in 1948 to receive an honorary degree from The College of William and Mary.…

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Letter from Paul M. Popple, Assistant to the President of the United States, Lyndon B. Johnson, to Albert W. Durant, expressing the president's thanks for Durant's "comments on the signing of the Voting Rights Act of 1965." The White House,…