The first of the "100 Days" historical series, 100 Days in the Life of Rutherford Hayes is an eclectic glimpse into the numerous contributions of reformer, three-term governor of Ohio, and 19th President of the United States Rutherford B. Hayes
Just 11 years after the end of the Civil War, the battle between Republican Rutherford B. Hayes
and Democrat Samuel J.
Rutherford B. Hayes
is best known as being one of only two presidents who were elected without winning the popular vote (the other being George W.
Shown is an oyster plate from Rutherford B. Hayes
Harding), who the first president to use a telephone was (Rutherford B. Hayes
) and that George H.W.
Chase, Edwin Stanton, James Garfield, and Rutherford B. Hayes
Frantz begins with Rutherford B. Hayes
, who completed the removal of federal troops from the South, effectively ending Reconstruction and returning state governments to the control of white Southerners.
(a) Lew Wallace, who wrote Ben Hur; (b) Abner Doubleday, who some claim was the inventor of baseball; (c) Rutherford B. Hayes
They include writings by such figures as Louisa May Alcott, William Sloane Kennedy, Rutherford B. Hayes
, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Henry James Sr., and Henry James Jr., as well as numerous less-famous personages.
You may recall Rutherford B. Hayes
' comment after making the first ever presidential phone call on Alexander Graham Bell's new telephone.
Akron (Ohio) Beacon Journal cartoonist Chip Bok -- speaking Thursday at the Rutherford B. Hayes
Presidential Center in Fremont, Ohio -- recalled that he was about 10 when his mother sat him down one day at her dressing table to do homework.
The White House event has a long history dating back to 1878 when President Rutherford B. Hayes
officially opened the White House grounds to local children on Easter Monday.