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There were whole families working there sometimes, sisters and brothers, fathers and sons.

Lillian Rogers Parks, daughter of a White House worker; seamstress and maid in the White House, 1929-60





Certificate presented at Preston Bruce’s retirement party, 1975.

Nearly 200 friends and colleagues attended the 1975 retirement party for Preston Bruce in the White House movie theater. President Gerald Ford presented Bruce with this certificate, prepared by a White House calligrapher and signed by coworkers from the executive and residence staff.

Preston Bruce, Jr., and Elaine Bruce Pryor

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