External Web Sites
Presidents: Life Portraits
This site on American presidents is designed to complement
C-SPAN's 20th anniversary television series. Select the page on
Howard Taft to find facts about his personal life
and public service, links to documents, online videos,
and a selected bibliography.
HarpWeek: The Presidential
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.
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.
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