American Presidents





American Presidents: Life Portrait Exhibit
9-12 Grade Student Activity

Rutherford B. Hayes


Meet the 19th president!
President Hayes developed a close bond with his sister, Fanny, whom he called the _____________ of all my life.

Look closer!
Look at the picture of the First Lady and her children, Scott and Fanny. Ponder the life of these children living in the White House. Imagine the kinds of confidences that the children would exchange with each other regarding their life in the White House. What might they have shared? How can siblings offer support to one another?


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