Seattle Municipal Archives holdings contain historical materials documenting correspondence, visits, and campaign materials of US Presidents as early as Al Smith’s presidential run in 1928 to photos as recent as Congressman Barack Obama’s visit in 2008.
The US Conference of Mayors Climate protection Summit, President Bill Clinton
President Clinton with Mayor Norm Rice (above)
Congressman Barack Obama with Mayor Norm Rice
Mayor Braman greeting President Johnson at Sea-Tac, 1966.
Resources in the Archives:
Messages from the President of the United States, Lyndon B. Johnson, on Natural Beauty, Education Program, Crime, Right to Vote
Writings About J.D. Ross, – Correspondence from President Franklin D. Roosevelt
President’s Summit for America’s Future
Al Smith presidential campaign ad, 1928
Democratic party sticker, 1960s
Carter-Mondale letterhead, 1976
Call for the 1976 Democratic National Convention
Geraldine Ferraro bumper sticker, 1984