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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato

EIsenhower in the 1950's

Page address: http://lib.mnsu.edu/govdoc/subjectlist/famous/eisenhowerp.html

Picture Gallery

Sources

Serial Set 11675, Senate Document, no. 9 Inaugural Address of Dwight D. Eisenhower, January 20, 1953
Serial Set 11992, Senate Document, no.15 Inaugural Address of Dwight D. Eisenhower, January 21, 1957
Serial Set 12897-3, House Document, no. 91-355 Selected Speeches of Dwight David Eisenhower
AE 1.111:  Teasley, Martin M., Ike Was Her Career: The Papers of Mamie Doud Eisenhower "Prologue", Summer 1987, vo.19, #2, p. 107-115
D 114.2:Ei8 Dwight David Eisenhower: The Centennial
GS 4.113: Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1953-1961
SI 3.2:D81 Klapthor, Margaret Brown, The Gown of Mrs. Dwight D. Eisenhower
Supplemented with: Display loaned by Eisenhower Museum
Fact Sheets from the Eisenhower Web Site
Items from the General Collection

Highlighting Ike's Presidency

April 11, 1953 Department of Health, Education, and Welfare is formed
July 17, 1953 Korean Armistice
May 17, 1954 Brown vs Topeka Board of Education
August 17, 1954 Atomic Energy Act
May 28, 1956 Soil Bank Act
June 19, 1956 Federal Aid Highway Act
January 31, 1958 Explorer I - first American satellite
September 2, 1958 National Defense Education Act
October 1, 1958 NASA comes into existence
January 3, 1959 Alaska becomes 49th state
August 21, 1959 Hawaii becomes 50th state

Highlighting Ike's Presidency - Sources

AE 1.111: Eisenhower Administration and the Cold War "Prologue", v. 27, no. 1, p. 59
GS 4.111: U.S. Statutes at Large, v. 70, 1956, p. 188
Soil Bank Act 
GS 4.111: U.S. Statutes at Large, v. 70, 1956, p. 374 
Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956
GS 4.111: U.S. Statutes at Large, v. 72, 1958, p. 1580
National Defense Education Act of 1958
GS 4.111: U.S. Statutes at Large, v. 73, 1959, p. 4
Admission of Hawaii into the Union
GS 4.111: U.S. Statutes at Large, v. 73, 1959, p. 16
Proclamation admitting Alaska into the Union
JU 6.8/1:347 U.S. Reports, v. 347, October Term 1953, p. 483
Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka
NAS 1.1:959 National Aeronautics and Space Administration First Semiannual Report to the Congress, October 1, 1958 - March 31, 1959
Y 4 In 8/13:AL 1/2 Alaska Statehood
Y 4.In 8/13:H 31 Hawaii Statehood

Atoms for Peace - Sources

(one of Eisenhower's major achievements)

AE 1.102:At 7 Atoms for Peace: Milestone Documents in the National Archives
E 1.2:SA 9/2 Reed, Mary Beath, et al. Savannah River Site at Fifty
GS 4.111: U.S. Statutes at Large, v. 68, 1954, p. 919
Atomic Energy Act of 1954