NGA Centennial | 1908-2008

A century ago, President Theodore Roosevelt hosted the first meeting of the nation's governors at the White House to discuss conserving America's natural resources.

In February, 2008, the nation's current governors "recreated" the 1908 photo during the annual governors' meeting with the president.

1908 Photo | 2008 Photo

Centennial Commemorations
State Proclamations
Senate Resolution | House Resolution
Centennial Photo Gallery
Legacy of Leadership
Structured chronologically and featuring six biographical profiles, this volume creates a valuable framework for understanding the contributions individual governors have made to shaping American history.
Legacy of Innovation
A landmark volume that tracks the evolution of gubernatorial leadership during the twentieth century as it has dealt with such critical issues as civil rights, education, transportation, conservation and health care.
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