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24 Pictures From US History That Will Change The Way You Look At Presidents

This President's Day, here's a collection of interesting and unexpected pictures that just might change the way you think about presidential history.

Posted on February 18, 2019, at 10:08 a.m. ET

The items that President Abraham Lincoln was carrying on the evening of his murder, April 14, 1865.

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Theodore Roosevelt, kneeling beside a killed jaguar during a hunt on the Taquari River in Brazil, 1913.

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The studio of sculptor Gutzon Borglum, circa 1925, with a model of what Mount Rushmore National Memorial was to look like it was when completed.

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The Kennedy children: from left, Rosemary, John, Eunice, Joe Jr., and Kathleen, playing in the water at Hyannisport, Massachusetts, circa 1925.

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Calvin Coolidge after being named Chief Leading Eagle by the Sioux in 1927.

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A young Richard Nixon alongside his Whittier College football teammates, circa 1930.

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The interior of a car equipped with hand controls to accommodate Franklin D. Roosevelt's disability in 1938.

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Ronald Reagan and his first wife, Jane Wyman, enjoying a picnic in this undated picture from the 1940s.

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President Dwight D. Eisenhower showing his support for the troops by sharing a meal with them in the field, 1952.

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Future president George H.W. Bush carrying his infant son, George W. Bush, also a future president, on the Yale University campus in 1947.

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President Harry S. Truman teaching a class on calisthenics aboard the USS Missouri in 1947.

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President John F. Kennedy reaching for the stars during a tour of Cape Canaveral, Florida, 1963.

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Martin Luther King Jr. watching President Lyndon B. Johnson speak about the historic Selma to Montgomery marches in Alabama, 1965.

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President Nixon concentrates on his bowling approach at the Executive Office Building lanes, 1971.

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Donald Trump in his lavish Manhattan condo, 1976.

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Hillary Rodham Clinton and Bill Clinton in the early years of their courtship at Wellesley College, 1979.

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A turkey getting a bit too excited for his pardon by Ronald Reagan, 1987.

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President George H.W. Bush on the White House lawn along his dog Millie's new pups, 1989.

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A young Barack Obama photographed on campus after he was named head of the Harvard Law Review in 1990.

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President-elect Bill Clinton breaking into laughter in 1992 as former president Ronald Reagan presents him with a jar of jelly beans that, Reagan said, kept him from going to cigarettes.

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Socks, the first pet of Bill and Hillary Clinton, exploring the press podium in the White House press briefing room, 1993.

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George W. Bush, along with his wife Laura and father George H.W. Bush, at the moment he learned of his 2000 election victory.

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President George H.W. Bush parachuting in celebration of his 80th birthday, outside Houston, Texas, June 13, 2004.

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And first lady Michelle Obama making sure her husband is presentable to the prime minister of Singapore, Aug. 2, 2016.

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