American Memory Historical Collections
American Time Capsule: Three Centuries of Broadsides and
Other Printed Ephemera
The Printed Ephemera collection comprises 28,000 primary-source items dating from the seventeenth century to the
present and encompasses key events and eras in American
history. The collection includes a broadside that reprints an anti-censorship statement by Eisenhower delivered during his commencement speech at Dartmouth College on June 14, 1953.
The Foreign Affairs Oral History Collection of the Association for Diplomatic Studies and Training
This collection presents a window into the lives of American diplomats. Transcripts of interviews with U.S. diplomatic personnel capture their experiences, motivations, critiques, personal analyses, and private thoughts. In commemoration of Dwight D. Eisenhower's 100th birthday in October 1990, the U.S. Information Agency Alumni Association (USIAAA) and the Public Diplomacy Foundation sponsored a symposium to recall Eisenhower's creation of the U.S. Information Agency (USIA) and his interest throughout his presidency in what is now called public diplomacy. Search this collection to find additional references to Eisenhower.
Do Solemnly Swear...": Presidential Inaugurations
This collection contains approximately 400 items relating
to presidential inaugurations, including Eisenhower's first inauguration in 1953 and his second inauguration in 1957.