For a behind-the-scenes look at treasures in the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, ideas for great books to read, or fun games to play, explore these links and visit the Photograph and Video Galleries. 

Awesome Artifacts

Bullhorn  Photo courtesy George W Bush Presidential Library and Museum and NARA
The bullhorn used by President George W. Bush when speaking from atop the rubble at the site of the World Trade Center in New York City on September 14, 2001.

The Library and Museum's 360 Artifact Gallery lets you rotate artifacts 360 degrees to explore some of the 43,000 gifts given to President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush by American citizens and foreign Heads of State. See the handcrafted leather cowboy boots made by Texas bootmaker Rocky Carroll, the baseball bat signed by 46 members of the National Baseball Hall of Fame, and the beautiful Oscar de la Renta dress that First Lady Laura Bush wore in honor of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain.

Tee Ball Gallery

Ever dreamed of playing Tee Ball at the White House? Tee Ball on the South Lawn was an annual event that began in April 2001 and featured teams from across the Washington D.C. region. the only player to pitch a perfect game in Little League World Series history.

Games & Trivia

Want to test what you know about the U.S. Presidents and American history? Barney has a fun printable maze for you to find Miss Beazley. Find these games and lots more in Games and Trivia.

White House Barney Cams

Barney, sitting on the South Lawn of the White House, invites to you see all the fun he had with Miss Beazley on his Barney Cam.

Watch the Barney Cam videos recorded by the White House Communications Agency during the Presidency of George W. Bush. From 2002 through 2008, Barney and Miss Beazley hosted a series of holiday videos at the White House.

Mrs. Laura Bush's Family Book Favorites

Looking for some great books to read aloud as a family, with young children, and for older kids? As a former librarian, Mrs. Bush has put together a great list of her favorite books.

Sneak Peak at Presidential Documents

Interested in becoming an archivist? An archivist preserves, describes, and makes available records that are deemed to have continuing importance. See some of the records archivists have found - President George W. Bush’s handwritten remarks to the press on the morning of September 11, 2001; letters from U2 singer Bono regarding the President’s humanitarian work; sketches by clothing designer Oscar de la Renta for the gown First Lady Laura Bush wore at the State Dinner in honor of Queen Elizabeth II; the letter from United States Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor announcing her retirement; and maps that depict damage caused by Hurricane Katrina used by the President (note the red “The President Has Seen” stamp at the top of the document).  

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