External Web Sites
President: An Online Reference Resource
The Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University
of Virginia presents essays about Garfield and his life
before, during, and after his presidential terms. It additionally
provides biographical information about the cabinet officials
who served in his administration.
American Presidents: Life Portraits
This site on American presidents is designed to complement
C-SPAN's 20th anniversary television series. The page on James Garfield contains facts about his personal life and public service, and links to documents, online videos,
and a selected bibliography
Biographical Directory of the United States Congress: James Garfield
This publication contains a short biography of every member of Congress from 1774 to the present, including James Garfield. It also provides a selected bibliography and a listing of research collections related to Garfield.
HarpWeek: The Presidential
This HarpWeek Web site features political cartoons from Harper's
Weekly, Leslie's Illustrated
Weekly, Vanity Fair, Puck, Judge,
and American Political Prints, 1766-1876:
A Catalog of the Collections in the Library of Congress.
It provides explanations of the historical context and
images of each cartoon, campaign overviews, biographical
sketches, a review of the era's major issues, and other
valuable information related to Garfield's presidential campaign in 1880.
James A. Garfield National Historic Site
This National Park Service Web site presents information about James Garfield's home, Lawnfield, located in Mentor, Ohio.
The Internet Public Library's POTUS (Presidents of the
United States) Web site provides background information,
election results, a list of cabinet members, and notable
events on each of the presidents. Links to biographies,
historical documents, and other presidential sites also
Western Reserve Historical Society: Lawnfield
James Garfield's home, Lawnfield, is jointly operated by the Western Reserve Historical Society and the National Park Service. This site provides background information about Lawnfield, a virtual tour, and biographical information concerning Garfield and his wife, Lucretia Rudolph Garfield.
White House: James Garfield
The official White House Web site presents a brief biography of James Garfield.