Grover Cleveland: A Resource Guide
Designed for elementary and middle school students, America's
Library contains a political cartoon of Susan B. Anthony
chasing after President
Grover Cleveland in her fight for
women's right to vote.
This site allows you to search and view millions of historic American newspaper pages from 1836-1922. Search
this collection to find thousands of newspaper articles
about Grover Cleveland and his presidency, including the front pages of the following newspapers about Cleveland's first inauguration:
In addition, the Newspaper and Current Periodical Reading Room has created a series of topics guides to the newspapers included in Chronicling America, including a guide on the Cleveland Administration.
Treasures of the Library of Congress
This exhibition provides unique insight into various
aspects of American history and culture. Objects displayed
are organized according to the three categories that
Thomas Jefferson used for his library: memory, reason,
and imagination. The exhibition includes the following
documents pertaining to Grover Cleveland:
The World of 1898: The Spanish-American War
This presentation provides resources and documents about
the Spanish-American War, the period before the war,
and some of the fascinating people who participated in
the fighting or commented about it. Information about
Cuba, Guam, the Philippines, Puerto Rico, Spain, and
the United States is provided in chronologies, bibliographies,
and a variety of pictorial and textual material from
bilingual sources, supplemented by an overview essay
about the war and that time period. Among the participants
featured are well-known figures such as Presidents Grover
William McKinley, and Theodore Roosevelt.
Division Finding Aids Online
Access the finding aids for the papers of Grover
the Library of Congress Manuscript Division.
The PAE is a guide to
performing arts resources at the Library of Congress
and provides information about the Library's unsurpassed
collections of scores, sheet music, audio recordings,
films, photographs, and other materials. The PAE includes
the following sheet music related to Grover Cleveland:
& Photographs Online Catalog (PPOC)
Search PPOC using the subject heading Cleveland,
Grover,--1837-1908 to find
digital images related to Cleveland such as prints,
photographs, and political cartoons. Search
all text fields in PPOC using the phrase Grover
locate additional images.
President Grover Cleveland wed Frances Folsom in a White
House ceremony on June 2, 1886.
The Statue of Liberty arrived at its permanent home at Bedloe's
Island in New York Harbor on June 19, 1885, aboard the French
frigate Isere. President Grover Cleveland dedicated the statue
on October 28, 1886, before thousands of spectators.
On September 2, 1885, a mob of white coal miners attacked
their Chinese co-workers (both groups were employed by the
Union Pacific Coal Company) in Rock Springs, Wyoming Territory,
over a dispute on who had the right to work in a particularly
lucrative area of the mine.
On November 4, 1884, Democrat Grover Cleveland defeated
Republican James G. Blaine ending a particularly acrimonious
Turn-of-the-century progressive reformer John Peter Altgeld
was born in Germany on December 30, 1847. As governor of
Illinois, Altgeld refused to use federal troops to suppress
the Pullman Strike when the American Railway Union protested
a reduction in salary without an accompanying reduction
in the cost of company-owned housing and other expenses.
Ultimately, President Grover Cleveland ordered 2,500 federal
troops to Chicago to suppress the strike, exercising his
authority to protect mail and interstate commerce.