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The Children Who Ran for Congress: A History of Congressional Pages

This book offers a meticulously researched, comprehensive chronology of the Congressional Page system, from the late 1700s to modern day.

• Includes interviews with former pages to get their personal insights and to fill in the blanks of the written record

• Presents a chronology tracing the evolution of the page system from the First Continental Congress in 1774 to present day

• Includes various photos of pages interacting together as well as with members and presidents

• Index combines names and subjects in order to find given topics easily

Important places

United States Capitol (17)
Washington (2,457)


District of Columbia (2,673)


District of Columbia (2,676)


United States (64,950)

Other geographical areas

Piedmont (USA) (1,063)