Free to Use and Reuse: U.S. Presidential Inaugurations Learn more about U.S. presidential inaugurations. Browse more content that is free to use and reuse. George Washington, April 30, 1789, 1st Inaugural Address Letter from Thomas Jefferson to President pro tempore of the Senate, March 2, 1801, letterpress in Jefferson's hand. Chief Justice John Marshall administering oath of office to Andrew Jackson on east portico of U.S. Capitol, March 4, 1829 Inauguration ball. The honor of company is requested at the inauguration ball at the New Washington assembly rooms. 1841 The inauguration of Gen. Zachary Taylor--Dedicated to the Various Rough and Ready Clubs throughout the Union. The President leaving Willard's Hotel, Washington Inauguration of James Buchanan, President of the United States, at east front of U. S. Capitol, March 4, 1857. Crowd at Lincoln's second inauguration, March 4, 1865 Andrew Johnson taking oath of office in small parlor of Kirkwood House [Hotel], Washington, April 15, 1865 President Ulysses S. Grant delivering his inaugural address on east portico of U.S. Capitol, March 4, 1873 The inauguration - night scene near the White House / Drawn by T. de Thulstrup and Charles Graham. Chief Justice Melville W. Fuller administering oath of office to Benjamin Harrison on east portico of U.S. Capitol, March 4, 1889 The new President delivering his inaugural address, March 4, 1897 Theodore Roosevelt in carriage on Pennsylvania Avenue on way to Capitol, March 4, 1905 Photographers at President Taft's inauguration, March 4, 1909 President-elect Wilson and President Taft, standing side by side, laughing, at White House, prior to Wilson's inauguration, March 4, 1913 President Harding delivering his inaugural address on east portico of U.S. Capitol, March 4, 1921 President Coolidge, Mrs. Coolidge and Senator Curtis on the way to the Capitol The inaugural charity ball Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Herbert Hoover in convertible automobile on way to U.S. Capitol for Roosevelt's inauguration, March 4, 1933 Inauguration of Harry S. Truman, 1949 Chief Justice Harlan F. Stone administering oath of office to Harry S. Truman in Cabinet Room of White House, April 12, 1945 Dwight D. Eisenhower taking oath of office in private ceremony in East Room of the White House President-elect John F. Kennedy shakes hands with Father Richard J. Casey, pastor, after attending Mass at Holy Trinity Church prior to inauguration. Crowd on Capitol grounds, attending inauguration of Lyndon B. Johnson Chief Justice Earl Warren administering oath of office to Richard M. Nixon on east portico of U.S. Capitol, January 20, 1969. President Jimmy Carter and First Lady Rosalynn Carter dancing at an inaugural ball, Washington, D.C. President Reagan's inaugural luncheon in U.S. Capitol, January 20, 1981. Chief Justice William Rehnquist administering oath of office to George Bush on west front of U.S. Capitol, January 20, 1989. President Bill Clinton delivering his inaugural address on west front of U.S. Capitol, January 20, 1997. 2009 Inaugural Parade. Michelle and Barack Obama, Joe and Jill Biden watch parade in front of White House.