A selection of Eleanor Roosevelt's syndicated columns, background essays and video commentary with Allida Black.
A presentation examining the racial politics of First Lady Lou Hoover's invitation of Jessie DePriest to a White House tea in 1929, from the perspectives of the first lady, the DePriests, and a DePriest family descendant.
Overview of the position of the White House Social Secretary.
» "Something Blue" First Lady Frances Cleveland, 1886
» "The Confidant" First Lady Lucy Hayes, 1879
» "The Splendid Mrs. Madison" First Lady Dolley Madison, 1810–1814
In 1961 First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy resolved to make the White House a "living museum," and initiated a three-part program to restore the historic integrity of the public rooms of the White House, to acquire a collection of fine and decorative arts, and to establish the White House Historical Association.