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William Howard Taft: A Resource Guide

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Taft at the phone
Taft at the phone.
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American Presidents: Life Portraits

This site on American presidents is designed to complement C-SPAN's 20th anniversary television series. The page on William Howard Taft contains facts about his personal life and public service, links to documents, online videos, and a selected bibliography.

American President: An Online Reference Resource

The Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia presents essays about William Howard Taft and his life before, during, and after his presidential terms. It additionally provides biographical information about the cabinet officials who served in his administration, as well as a selected bibliography and information on Taft's private and public papers.

HarpWeek: The Presidential Elections 1860-1912

This 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 William Howard Taft's presidential campaigns in 1908 and 1912.

POTUS: William Howard Taft

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 for each president. Links to biographies, historical documents, and other presidential sites also are included.

William Howard Taft National Historic Site

This National Park Service Web site presents information about William Howard Taft's birthplace and childhood home in Cincinnati, Ohio. The site contains information for tourists interested in visiting the house, as well as a lesson plan based on the National Register of Historic Places registration file for the William Howard Taft National Historic Site.

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