Designed for elementary and middle-school students, America's Library provides a variety of stories about James Monroe, including the Monroe Doctrine, the Era of Good Feeling, and the Missouri Compromise.
This exhibition features fifty highlights from the more than 4,000 rare books, maps, documents, paintings, prints, and artifacts that make up the Jay I. Kislak Collection at the Library of Congress. It includes a letter from Secretary of State James Monroe to Lord Holland of Great Britain dated November 29, 1811, warning that continued British repression of American commerce will ultimately lead to war.
The exhibition contains more than two hundred treasures of American Judaica from the collections of the Library of Congress. It features a letter from Isaac Harby of Charleston to Secretary of State James Monroe on May 13, 1816, protesting the removal of Mordecai Manuel Noah from his post as consul to Tunis because he was Jewish.
This exhibition focuses on the extraordinary legacy of Thomas Jefferson--founding father, farmer, architect, inventor, slaveholder, book collector, scholar, diplomat, and the third president of the United States. It features three letters written between Jefferson and Monroe that discuss St. Domingue (Haiti). This exhibition also contains a letter from Jefferson to Monroe outlining his reasons why he wants to acquire New Orleans.
Search PPOC using the subject heading " Monroe, James, 1758-1831" to find digital images related to Monroe such as prints, photographs, and political cartoons. Search all text fields in PPOC using the phrase "James Monroe" to locate additional images.