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Biographical information and multimedia resource on George Washington provided by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.
A site by the Alderman Library at the University of Virginia providing educational resources, documents, maps and images, and a variety of other resources pertaining to George Washington.
The Library of Congress website providing access to their collection of about 65,000 documents pertaining to George Washington. These include: correspondence, letterbooks, commonplace books, diaries, journals, financial account books, military records, reports, and notes accumulated by Washington from 1741 through 1799.
This exhibit focuses on the Lansdowne portrait of George Washington, painted by Gilbert Stuart in 1796. Users may explore this portrait through three different filters: symbolic, biographic, or artistic. The site contains biographical information on Washington’s life, a teacher’s guide with nine lesson plans on Washington and a chronology of his life, and a teaching section.
The educational section of the website for George Washington's Mount Vernon. This site includes information about Mount Vernon, George Washington, life at work at the estate, access to digital collections, and a variety of other resources.
An online reference resource provided by the Miller Center for Public Affairs at the University of Virginia. This site provides in-depth information on past presidents, their administrations, and access to their speeches.
A companion website to the PBS, American Experience program of the same name. This site allows users to watch the full program online, and to browse associated resources and teaching materials relating to Presidents: Roosevelt, Truman, Johnson, Nixon, Carter, Reagan, and Bush (senior).
This website, provided by the University of Virginia Library Electronic Text Center, makes available over 1,700 documents by or to Thomas Jefferson; a biography of Jefferson; and links to a wide variety of other resources.
An extensive electronic archive of documents by and to John Adams; including, correspondence between John and Abigail Adams, the Diary of John Adams, and the Autobiography of John Adams.