It’s unusual to see Commanders-in-Chief without blazers and ties or standing at the podium. However, the most interesting photos often come about candidly. Those moments depict lives beyond the Oval Office, casting leaders in a more human light.

The images below show five rare photos of past presidents engaged in various out-of-office activities.

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George W. Bush awarding Tee Ball trophies

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George and Laura: the early years

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Bill and Hillary Clinton

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Bill and Socks

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George Bush Sr. and his Superman socks

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George Bush Sr. in the Navy

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Ronald Reagan, Margaret Thatcher and Lucky

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Governor Ronald Reagan and son, Ron

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Jimmy Carter at Camp David

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Jimmy Carter with University of Iowa alumni

– Whitney Garrett
Photo Sources: IowaAlum, Library of Congress, The Atlantic, Fold3, LA Times, USA Today, American Heritage, Technorati, Oprah.com, George W. Bush Library