Timeline Source Citations and Credits
Early Years (1890 - 1911)

Albert Einstein, ca. 1921

Library of Congress, ID: LC-H27-A-2848

Belle Springs Creamery

Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library, ID: 64-483

Early Ford automobile

Library of Congress, ID: 2011660900

Eisenhower birthplace in Denison, Texas

Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library, ID: 76-5-11

From left:  Roy, Arthur, Edgar, Dwight

Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library, ID: 64-167-2

First Eisenhower family home in Abilene

Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library, ID: 62-296-1

Frederick Jackson Turner

The World's Work, 1902

Ike's high school graduation photo

Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential LIbrary, ID: 64-170

Marie Curie, 1890

Library of Congress, ID: 96512741

Newpaper article about the arrest of Homer Plessy

Daily Picayune , New Orleans, Louisiana

Platform of the National Negro Committee, 1909

Library of Congress, ID: na0024

Print featuring themes from the Spanish-American War

Library of Congress, ID: pga 01623

Reliance Building, Chicago, Illinois

Historic American Buildings Survey, HABS ILL,16-CHIG,30--2

USS Connecticut

Library of Congress, ID: det1994011766/PP

Military Career (1911 - 1948)

A computer room at NASA

U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, ID: 278195

Aerial view of the Pearl Harbor submarine base

Naval History and Heritage Command, ID: 80-G-451125

African-American and white soldiers during World War II

Harry S. Truman Library & Museum, ID: 72-3952

Berliners watching a C-54 land at Berlin Tempelhof Airport

United States Air Force Historical Research Agency via Cees Steijger (1991), "A History of USAFE", Voyageur, ISBN: 1853100757, ID: 070119-F-0000R-101

Charles Lindbergh, St. Louis, Missouri, 1923

Library of Congress, ID: 2002722130

Company E, 314th Engineers, 89th Division, making rolling barbed wire entanglements

U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, ID: 285377

Doud "Icky" Dwight Eisenhower

Eisenhower National Historic Site, ID: EISE 15817

Dwight D. Eisenhower and other officers at Camp Colt Headquarters

Eisenhower National Historic Site, ID: ENHS 1021. Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library, ID: 63-584-1

Father reading newspaper, two children viewing television

Library of Congress, ID: gsc 5a19812

General MacArthur and Major Eisenhower reviewing a parade in the Philippines

Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential LIbrary, ID: 77-18-20

German troops parade through Warsaw, Poland

U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, ID: 559369

Ike playing football

Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential LIbrary, ID: 77-18-8

Ike's West Point graduation photo

Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential LIbrary, ID: 64-173-2

Inauguration as President of Columbia University

Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential LIbrary, ID: 63-185-37

Installation views

Archives of American Art

Jackie Robinson

U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, ID: 6802718

Jeannette Rankin speaking from the balcony of the National American Woman Suffrage Association

Library of Congress, Records of the National Woman's Party, ID: mnwp000156

Last lifeboat successfully launched from the Titanic

National Archives and Records Administration, ARC ID: 278338

Location of American Cemeteries and Monuments

National Archives and Records Administration, ARC ID: 6003977

Major Eisenhower

Eisenhower National Historic Site, ID: ENHS 1019

Major Eisenhower and Brigadier General Fox Conner in Panama

Eisenhower National Historic Site, ID: ENHS 3784

Manzanar Relocation Center, California

Library of Congress, ID: 2002695970

National Women's party headquarters, Washington, DC

Library of Congress, ID: hec 30267

Nuclear weapons test on Bikini Atoll

Library of Congress, 2012648160

Opening day ceremonies of SHAPE headquarters

Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library

Painting of General Eisenhower in U.S. Army uniform

Eisenhower National Historic Site, EISE 414

Panoramic view of supplies being brought ashore for Allied troops

Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential LIbrary, ID: 71-243

Photograph of Jane Addams, Hull House, Chicago, Illinois, ca. 1913

Library of Congress, ID: ncl2004002841/PP

Portrait of John Sheldon Doud Eisenhower, by C.J. Fox, 1944

Eisenhower National Historic Site, ID: EISE 2936

President Truman at Churchill's Iron Curtain Speech

Harry S. Truman LIbrary and Museum, ID: 59-1101

President Truman signing National Security Act Amendment of 1949

Harry S. Truman Library & Museum, ID: 58-443

RMS Lusitania

Library of Congress, ID: cph 3g13287

Station KDKA's radio room

George H. Clark Radioana Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution

The whole convoy, Utah

Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library, ID: 98-3-140

U.S. Liberty ship Robert Rowan explodes off the coast of Gela, Sicily, July 11, 1943

U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, ID:531165

United Nations Headquarters

Library of Congress, ID: ny0948

United We Are Strong, United We Will Win Poster

Library of Congress, ID: cph 3g12529

View of the judges' panel during testimony at the Nuremberg Trials

Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University

Volunteers of America soup kitchen in Washington, DC

Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library, ID: 53227-(293)

Wedding portrait

Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library, ID: 62-322

Zimmerman telegram decrypted and translated

U.S. National Archives and Records Administration

Post War (1948 - 1953)

"And Now the Super-Duper?" political cartoon on the H-Bomb

State Historical Society of Missouri, Collection Number 71

David Eisenhower at the entrance to Camp David, 1960

Dwight D. Eisenhower Library, ID: 67-388-1

Double-stranded DNA helix

U.S. Department of Energy

Edward R. Murrow

Ad for Pan American Coffee Bureau in LIFE magazine, pg. 59

Wikimedia Commons

Eisenhower standing before the U.N. General Assembly

Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library, ID: 72-595-11

Iran-News Poster

U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, ID: 6948849

Joseph Stalin, ca. 1942

Library of Congress, ID: owi2001045684/PP

Secretary of State John Foster Dulles with President Eisenhower

U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, ID: 594350

Senator Pat McCarran

Library of Congress, ID: hec2008009249

Supreme Allied Commander Eisenhower

North Atlantic Treaty Organization

Presidency (1953 - 1961)

A cutaway diagram of Explorer I

NASA/Marshall Space Flight Center Collection

Admission of the State of Hawaii into the Union - A Proclamation

Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library, ID: 1959-08-21-Proclamation #3309

Astronaut Alan B. Shepard, Jr., 1961

U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, ID: 7430728

Disneyland aerial view, Anaheim, California

USC Regional History Photo Collection

Dwight and Mamie Eisenhower

Dwight D. Eisenhower LIbrary, ID: 65-766-1

Earl Warren

Library of Congress, ID: cph 3a41979

Eisenhower family at Christmas

Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library, ID: 72-1574-1

Fidel Castro arrives at MATS Terminal, Washington, DC

Library of Congress, ID: 2004672759

Heads of state of member SEATO nations, Manila, Philippines, October 24, 1966

Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library, ID: C-3638-6

John Marshall Harlan, II

Wikimedia Commons

Map of the Taiwan Strait

University of Texas at Austin

McDonald's store #1 located west of Chicago, Illinois

Library of Congress, ID: 2011631143

Nixon and Khrushchev stand in front the exhibit during the exchange

U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, ID: 16916096

Potter Stewart, January 28, 1976

Library of Congress, ID: 2002721286

President Eisenhower at a White House press conference

Eisenhower National Historic Site, EISE 1322/Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library, ID: 72-2276-1

President Eisenhower signs the Civil Rights Act of 1957

Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential LIbrary, ID: 67-174-4

Rosa Parks with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, ID: 306-PSD-65-1882

Ship passing through the Suez Canal

Library of Congress, ID: matpc 23043

Sit-in at Woolworth's lunch counter, Tallahassee, Florida

State Library and Archives of Florida

St. Lawrence Seaway

Weber State University Stewart Library Digital Collections

Unfurling the new 49-star flag

Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library, ID: 72-2933-2

Volunteers track the flight paths of aircraft

Library of Congress, ID: fsa 8b06207

William J. Brennan, Jr.

Library of Congress, ID: cph 3b07877

Post Presidency (1961 - 1969)

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin on the surface of the moon

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Betty Friedan

Library of Congress, ID: cph 3c15884

Dwight D. Eisenhower in retirement

Dwight D. Eisenhower Library, ID: 77-18-1502

Funeral services for Dwight D. Eisenhower, Washington National Cathedral

U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, ID: 194283

Library at Eisenhower Foundation

Eisenhower Foundation

Packer's coach, Vince Lombardi, making a point to an official at the Coliseum

Herald-Examiner Collection, Los Angeles Public Library, ID: LAPL00048933

Place of Meditation

Eisenhower Foundation

Rachel Carson, 1944

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Digital Library

View of Crowd at 1963 March on Washington

U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, ID: 542045