Happy Presidents' Day from the Polish Museum of America. Życzenia dobrego Dnia Prezydentów od Muzeum Polskiego w Ameryce!
President's Day is a federal holiday in the United States that is celebrated on the third Monday in February. The day is meant to honor the country's presidents, both past and present, and is a time to reflect on their contributions to the nation. Originally established in 1885 to recognize George Washington's birthday, the holiday was later expanded to include all past presidents. President's Day is a time to remember the important role that presidents have played in shaping the country's history and to appreciate their leadership and service to the American people. It is also a time to reflect on the qualities that make a good leader and to aspire to uphold these qualities in our own lives.
President Biden's visit to Ukraine today is a significant event not only for the country but also for the rest of the world. His presence in Ukraine is a clear signal of support for the country's independence and sovereignty, particularly in the face of ongoing tensions with Russia.
Photographs from the PMA Collection:
- The United States President Ronald Reagan and among others Dan Rostenkowski with his arms crossed also laughing. President Reagan is standing behind the podium with the "Seal of the President of the United States" sign. House Speaker Tip O’Neill standing next to Congressman Rostenkowski.
Donated to the PMA by Gayle Rosten in the name of her Mother LaVerne Rostenkowski. August 1982, Collection Rostenkowski Family, Catalog Number 2017.002.001
- President John F. Kennedy shaking hands with Roman Pucinski at public event. Early 1960' Lydia Pucinski Collection
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