Author Leonard V. Kalkwarf shares his experience visiting the official libraries of former presidents
SPRINGFIELD, Va. - Author Leonard V. Kalkwarf shares the joy and passion he experienced visiting the 13 official presidential libraries in "Exploring the Libraries of the U.S. Presidents" (published by WestBow Press).
Kalkwarf states, "There are 13 official libraries of our US presidents and each one has a museum attached to it. These, through posters, newspaper clippings, displays, relate the story of that particular presidency." These museums also include interesting information about their lives, for example, the museum and library of Abraham Lincoln in Illinois contains a replica of his boyhood cabin, which is smaller than most modern efficiency apartments.
Kalkwarf shares that people can learn a lot about U.S. history by visiting these libraries and museums. People can also learn a lot about the former presidents themselves by visiting the libraries and museums. He hopes to share his passion and enjoyment with readers. Lovers of U.S. history and the history of the presidents can take an in depth look into the libraries of presidents with this book.
"Exploring the Libraries of the U.S. Presidents"
By Leonard V. Kalkwarf
Hardcover | 6 x 9in | 126 pages | ISBN 9781512711226
Softcover | 6 x 9in | 126 pages | ISBN 9781512711219
E-Book | 126 pages | ISBN 9781512711202
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble
About the Author
Leonard V. Kalkwarf began his hobby of studying presidential history seriously when he retired. Since 2006, he and his wife, Beverly, have visited all 13 presidential libraries and have also visited historical sites associated with each of the former 43 U.S. presidents. Since January 2010, he has been a White House volunteer in the Presidential Correspondence Department. This is the sixth book that he has written.