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John Adams, the revolutionist and philosoper who became the second President of the U.S., believed that the 'institutions now made in America will not wholly wear out for thousands of years,' put his faith in the development of a democracy that would always operate under a government 'of laws, not men.'[from Life Magazine November 5, 1951]

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John Adams, 1735-1826.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1951
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection
Topics
Adams, John, 1735-1826
Presidents -- United States
Type of Resource
Still image
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UUID: aa4d9710-c52e-012f-805a-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1951: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. "John Adams, the revolutionist and philosoper who became the second President of the U.S., believed that the 'institutions now made in America will not wholly wear out for thousands of years,' put his faith in the development of a democracy that would always operate under a government 'of laws, not men.'[from Life Magazine November 5, 1951]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1951. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-3977-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. "John Adams, the revolutionist and philosoper who became the second President of the U.S., believed that the 'institutions now made in America will not wholly wear out for thousands of years,' put his faith in the development of a democracy that would always operate under a government 'of laws, not men.'[from Life Magazine November 5, 1951]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 26, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-3977-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. (1951). John Adams, the revolutionist and philosoper who became the second President of the U.S., believed that the 'institutions now made in America will not wholly wear out for thousands of years,' put his faith in the development of a democracy that would always operate under a government 'of laws, not men.'[from Life Magazine November 5, 1951] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-3977-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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John Adams, the revolutionist and philosoper who became the second President of the U.S., believed that the 'institutions now made in America will not wholly wear out for thousands of years,' put his faith in the development of a democracy that would always operate under a government 'of laws, not men.'[from Life Magazine November 5, 1951]