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White House History 36: Presidential Kin

36: Presidential Kin


Foreword  William Seale
The Indomitable Sara Delano Roosevelt Mother of President Franklin D. Roosevelt,  Mary Jo Binker and Diane Lobb-Boyce
The Royal Family at Arlington House: George Washington Park Custis Creates a Shrine,  Keith D. MacKay
James Madison's Brother Willey,  Stuart L. Butler
Nell Arthur’s Memorial Window: History Reflected in Saint John’s Church,  Nenette Marie Arroyo
In Search of Martha Jefferson,  John Hutton
William H. Polk: The Lion of Washington,  Thomas Price
Lincoln and the Washingtons,  James H. Johnston
Reflections, Stewart D. McLaurin, President of the White House Historical Association

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White House History 35: After the Fire

35: After the Fire


Getting It Right: The Embellished Obligations of Dolley Madison,  Conover Hunt
Rescue of the Papers of State During the Burning of Washington,  Jessie Kratz
"Articles of the Best Kind": James Monroe Furnishes the Rebuilt White House,  Scott H. Harris and Jarod Kearney
The White House Collection: Reminders of 1814
A New Look for the Bicentennial,  William G. Allman

White House "Contractor's Salvage" Revived: Architectural Elements Preserved in Private Homes on Gibson Island  Barbara D. McMillan
Tribute to Neil Horstman

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White House History 34: The White House & the West

34: The White House & the West


Foreword,  William Seale
Where Oh Where Should the Capital Be? The Seat of Government in an Expanding Nation, Richard W. Stephenson,  Introduction by Robert Grogg
Determining Where the White House Must Stand,  William Seale
Romantic Expansions: Looking West from the White House,  Estill Curtis Pennington
President Thomas Jefferson’s White House Museum,  Painting by Peter Waddell
First Lady Helen Taft’s Luneta Remembered in Washington’s Potomac Park,  Nenette Arroyo

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White House History 33: The White House Neighborhood and the War Unseen 1846–1848

33: The White House Neighborhood and the War Unseen 1846–1848

Video Play  WATCH NOW : William Seale introduces "The White House Neighborhood and the War Unseen 1846–1848"

Foreword, William Seale
Comfort in My Retirement: Polk Place, Tom Price
Portrait of Spanish Conquistador Hernán Cortés: A Gift to the First Lady, John Holtzapple
Introduction to The Washington Diary of Elizabeth L.C. Dixon During the Polk Administration, Caroline Welling Van Deusen
Journal Written During a Residence in Washington during the 29th Congress. Commencing with the first of December 1845. Elizabeth L. C. Dixon 
Portrait Gallery: Elizabeth Dixon's Washington Neighbors, 1846–1848, Fiona Griffin, Beatrix Hutton, Julia Riesenberg
Uriah Levy's Gift to the Nation: A Statue of Thomas Jefferson by Pierre-Jean David d'Angers, Lydia Tederick

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White House History 32: FASHION

32: FASHION

Video Play  WATCH NOW : William Seale introduces "Fashion"
Video Play  WATCH NOW : Sarah Polk's Gowns

Foreword, William Seale
Woodrow and Edith Wilson: Costumed for the World Stage, Elaine M. Gibbs
Dressing Down for the Presidency: Thomas Jefferson's Republican Simplicity, Gaye Wilson
Outfitting Jefferson Today: Bill Barker at Colonial Williamsburg
Livery at the White House: The Failed Plan to Establish a Whiff of Monarchy, Matthew C. Sherman
The Press was not Impressed: President Nixon's Stylish Security Uniforms
Glossary of Textile Terms

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White House History 31: THE WHITE HOUSE NEIGHBORHOOD REVISITED



White House History 30: THE PRESIDENTS AND THE THEATRE

30: THE PRESIDENTS AND THE THEATRE

Video Play  WATCH NOW : William Seale introduces "The Presidents and the Theater"

The Curse of the Presidential Musical: Mr. President and 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Amy Henderson
The American Presidents and Shakespeare, Paul F. Boller Jr.
Opera for the President: Superstars and Song in the Early White House, Elise K. Kirk
Stage Struck: Frances Cleveland and the Theater, Annette M. Dunlap

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White House History 29: SPECIAL SPACES

29: SPECIAL SPACES

Video Play  WATCH NOW : William Seale introduces "Special Spaces"

A Room of Their Own: The Solarium, Mary Jo Binker
Caroline Harrison's 1891 Music Room: The First Lady Makes the Green Room Her Own, Keith D. MacKay
In a White House Passageway: Evidence Survives of James Hoban's Building Skill, James A. Jacobs
The East and West Wings of the White House: History in Architecture and Building, Travis McDonald

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White House History 28: PRESIDENTIAL JOURNEYS

28: PRESIDENTIAL JOURNEYS

Video Play  WATCH NOW : An Introduction to "Presidential Journeys"

"Off for the Ditch": Theodore and Edith Roosevelt Visit Panama in 1906, Catherine Forslund
Motor Cars Come to the White House, Hillary Mannion
The Presidents and the National Parks, Gary Scott
A White House Exhibit on the National Parks, Lydia Tederick
Gettysburg and Golf Courses: Ike and the First Presidential Helicopters, Roger Connor

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White House History 27: THE WHITE HOUSE NEIGHBORHOOD

27: THE WHITE HOUSE NEIGHBORHOOD

Video Play  WATCH NOW : William Seale introduces "The White House Neighborhood"

Making Religion Fashionable: Benjamin Henry Latrobe and Saint John’s Church, Patrick Snadon
The Corcoran Mansion: House of Feasts, Keith D. MacKay
Volkmar Kurt Wentzel and His Portrayal of Washington by Night, Bruce White
The President’s Park (Give or Take a Few Acres), Lucinda Prout Janke
"A Communication Between These Offices": Designing the Executive Office Buildings, 1791–1800, Pamela Scott
Good Neighbors: FDR, Major Gist, and Blair House, Candace Shireman

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White House History 26: AT WORK IN THE WHITE HOUSE

26: AT WORK IN THE WHITE HOUSE

Video Play  WATCH NOW : William Seale introduces White House History 26

Ushers and Stewards Since 1800, Claire Faulkner
"Under This Roof": The Art of Working on the White House Staff, Bradley Patterson
Out-Takes: One Photographer’s White House Experience, Maggie Knaus
A Neighbor Returns More Than a Cup of Sugar, William G. Allman and Cindi Malinick

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White House History 25: LIFE IN THE LINCOLN WHITE HOUSE: PART II

25: LIFE IN THE LINCOLN WHITE HOUSE: PART II


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Abraham Lincoln’s White House, Harold Holzer
The Other White House, William Seale
The White House and Lincoln’s Assassination, Anthony S. Pitch
The Lincoln Bedroom: Refurbishing a Famous White House Room, William G. Allman
Photographs of Indian Delegates in the President’s “Summer House,” Clifford Krainik and Michele Krainik

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White House History 24: LIFE IN THE LINCOLN WHITE HOUSE: PART I

24: LIFE IN THE LINCOLN WHITE HOUSE: PART I


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Tad Lincoln and His Tutor, Alexander Williamson, Elizabeth Smith Brownstein
Music in Lincoln’s White House, Elise K. Kirk
Photographs of the Lincoln White House, Lydia Tederick
A Gallery of Individuals Major and Minor from Lincoln’s Time in the White House
The Locomotive Tea Set: A Gift from France, John H.White Jr.

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White House History: WHITE HOUSE FLOWERS, EMBELLISHING THE PRESIDENT'S TABLE

23: WHITE HOUSE FLOWERS: EMBELLISHING THE PRESIDENT'S TABLE


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First Lady Edith Kermit Roosevelt's "Colonial Garden" at the White House, Mac Keith Griswold
James Monroe's White House Plateau: "A perfect riot of festooned railings and graceful figures," Melissa Naulin
Flowers for the President's Table: State Dining Room Splendor, Nancy Clarke
White House Brides and Envisioned Flowers: Two Nineteenth-Century White House Weddings, With an Album of other White House Brides, Margaret Huddy
"The Most Beautiful Things": Gifts from France in the Roosevelt White House, Amy Verone

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White House History: JAMES HOBAN, ARCHITECT OF THE WHITE HOUSE

22: JAMES HOBAN: ARCHITECT OF THE WHITE HOUSE


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Imagining James Hoban, William Bushong
White House Irish Counterparts, Desmond Guinness
The Second City in British Dominions: Dublin in the Later Eighteenth Century, Holger Hoock
George Washington's Bow Window, Edward Lawler Jr.
James Hoban: Builder of the White House, William Seale
Four Places in Dublin, photography by Bruce White

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White House History: PRESIDENT EISENHOWER'S WHITE HOUSE

21: PRESIDENT EISENHOWER'S WHITE HOUSE


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Dwight David Eisenhower: The First Television President, Martha Joynt Kumar
"She's Making Maturity Glamorous": Mamie Eisenhower's White House Style, Edith Mayo
President Eisenhower: Painter, Sister Wendy Beckett
The Eisenhower Family Home in Abilene, Kansas, Dennis Medina
"Proud Housewife": Mamie Eisenhower Collects for the White House, Melissa Naulin
"In the Goodness of Time": Creating the Dwight David Eisenhower Room at Blair House, Candace S. Shireman
Discovered: An Unknown Portrait of President James K. Polk and Members of His Cabinet, Clifford Krainik

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White House History: WHITE HOUSE KITCHENS & COOKING

20: WHITE HOUSE KITCHENS & COOKING


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Kitchen Past: Thoughts on Open Hearth Cooking for the Presidents, Alice Ross
A Look at the White House Kitchens, Lydia Barker Tederick
My White House Years, Roland Mesnier
Preparation of the Menu for the Prince of Wales Dinner in 2005, Cristeta Comerford
White House Wines, Daniel Shanks
Home Cooking in the White House, Barbara Haber
A Bit of Architectural History Comes In from the Cold, William G. Allman

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White House History: PRESIDENTIAL HORSES

19: PRESIDENTIAL HORSES


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Presidents as Horsemen, William B. Bushong
Arlington's Ceremonial Horses and Funerals at the White House, Claire A. Faulkner
Andrew Jackson's Constitution Carriage, Marsha Mullin
Ten Notable Horses, Gwendolyn K. White

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White House History: AWAY FROM THE GLARE, PRESIDENTIAL RETREATS

18: AWAY FROM THE GLARE: PRESIDENTIAL RETREATS


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The Private Villa Retreat of Thomas Jefferson, Travis McDonald
The Soldiers' Home: First Presidential Retreat, William Seale
The New Deal and the Catoctin Presidential Camps, Barbara Kirkconnell
Truman Beach: The 33rd President at Key West, Larry Lauder Knutson
Walker's Point: A Visit to the Maine Retreat of President George H. W. Bush, Hugh S. Sidey

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White House History: THOMAS JEFFERSON'S WHITE HOUSE

17: THOMAS JEFFERSON'S WHITE HOUSE


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"A Well-Ordered Household": Domestic Servants in Jefferson's White House, Lucia Stanton
Jefferson's White House Dinner Guests, Charles T. Cullen
The Adena Dumbwaiters: A Glimpse into Jefferson's Executive Mansion, Stewart D. Hobbs
New Wine in an Old Bottle 2006: Changes Inside the White House with photography by Peter Vitale

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White House History: PRESIDENTIAL PORTRAITURE

16: PRESIDENTIAL PORTRAITURE


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Face the Lens, Mr. President: A Gallery of Photographic Portraits of 19th-Century U.S. Presidents, Clifford Krainik
The Greatest Man Living, William Kloss
Drawing Presidents: An Artist's Reflections on Catching a Lively Likeness, John Hutton

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White House History: PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURATIONS

15: PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURATIONS


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Taking the Oath of Office: The Capitol Connection, Donald R. Kennon
"Not a Ragged Mob": The Inauguration of 1829, David S. Heidler and Jeanne T. Heidler
Afternoon Accolades: A Cultural History of White House Inaugural Reviewing Stands, James M. Goode
Presidential Inaugurations: Solemnities and Festivities, Paul F. Boller Jr.
Inaugural Balls: From Their Beginnings, Katie E. Marages
Inaugural Planning: Minutes from the 1960-61 Inaugural Committee

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White House History: THE KENNEDY WHITE HOUSE, PART TWO / "LEGACY"

14: THE KENNEDY WHITE HOUSE, PART TWO : "LEGACY"


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Circa 1961: The Kennedy White House Interiors, Elaine Rice Bachmann
The Historic Guide to America's House
Major Publications of the White House Historical Association
A New Look at the John F. Kennedys and the Arts, Elise K. Kirk
A Small Slice of Kennedy Decor: The Queens' Sitting Room, William G. Allman

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White House History: THE KENNEDY WHITE HOUSE, PART ONE / "RECOLLECTIONS"

13: THE KENNEDY WHITE HOUSE, PART ONE : "RECOLLECTIONS"


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Editing the First Lady: Life Magazine Goes to the White House, Hugh Sidey
Remembering the Glorious Kennedy Times, Letitia Baldrige
The Rescue and Renaissance of Lafayette Square, John Carl Warnecke
The Correspondence of David E. Finley and Jacqueline Kennedy, William B. Bushong

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White House History: THE JAMES BUCHANAN WHITE HOUSE

12: THE JAMES BUCHANAN WHITE HOUSE


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James Buchanan's White House Hostess: The Celebrated Harriet, Lane Pamela Kilian
Guests of the Nation: The Japanese Delegation to the Buchanan White House, Dallas Finn
The USRMCS Harriet Lane, Robert L. Anderson
President Buchanan Greets a Guest of State: The Prince of Wales at the White House, Claire A. Faulkner
The White House Collection: From James Buchanan's Time, William G. Allman

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White House History: THE ROOSEVELT RENOVATION OF 1902

11: THE ROOSEVELT RENOVATION OF 1902


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The White House in the Monumental City, Antoinette J. Lee
Glenn Brown, the White House, and the Urban Renaissance of Washington, D.C., William B. Bushong
Theodore Roosevelt's White House, William Seale
The Executive Offices 100 Years Ago: A Photographic Essay, Lydia Tederick
The "Eye of Guardianship:" President Theodore Roosevelt and the American Institute of Architects, Tony P. Wrenn
The White House Collection: The Beaux Arts Furnishings of 1902, Betty C. Monkman

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White House History: THE GOLD SPOON SPEECH OF 1840

10: THE GOLD SPOON SPEECH OF 1840


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About the Gold Spoon Oration, William Seale
Imagery from the Election of 1840: Myth and Reality, Clifford Krainik
The White House Collection: Those Princely Objects in Charles Ogle's Speech, William G. Allman
A Letter from Home: Martha Custis Peter to Martha Custis Williams, Tudor Place February 13, 1841, Wendy Kail
Speech of Mr. Ogle, of Pennsylvania, on The Regal Splendor of the President’s Palace

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White House History: DOCUMENTING THE WHITE HOUSE

9: DOCUMENTING THE WHITE HOUSE


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Making the Most of the Archives: Finding White House Documentary Sources at the National Archives, Alysha E. Black
Visual Documents: Symbolic and Real Images of the White House, Alan Fern
Photographing White House Furnishings, Bruce White
The White House Collection: Research Sources in the Office of the Curator, Betty C. Monkman

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White House History: PLANS AND SCHEMES

8: PLANS AND SCHEMES


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Benjamin Brown French in the Lincoln Period, Michael Spangler
A Glimpse of Calvin Coolidge's White House: The Photographs of Ralph Waldo Magee, Lydia Barker Tederick
Benjamin Latrobe and Thomas Jefferson Redesign the President's House, Michael Fazio and Patrick Snadon
Visiting Ireland's Leinster House: Model for the White House, Elizabeth B. Goldsmith
The 21st Century White House, James I. McDaniel and Ann Bowman Smith

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White House History: PRESIDENT ADAMS MOVES IN

7: PRESIDENT ADAMS MOVES IN


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The Paradox of High Station: Abigail Adams as First Lady, Edith B. Gelles
The Midnight Appointments, Richard A. Samuelson
The White House in John Adams's Presidency, William Seale
John Adams: Farmer and Gardener, Corliss Knapp Engle
A Classical Turn: Fashion in the Time of President John Adams, Lynne Zacek Bassett
The White House Collection: John and Abigail Adams: A Tradition Begins, Betty C. Monkman

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White House History: GEORGE WASHINGTON: HOUSES AND PALACES

6: GEORGE WASHINGTON: HOUSES AND PALACES


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Washington's City, John Rhodehamel
Rules of Engagement: Ceremony and the First Presidential Household, John Riley
Where the Chief Was Never Hailed: Rivals to the White House in 18th-Century New York and Philadelphia, William Seale
Memory, Architecture, and the Future: Robert F. Dalzell Jr. George Washington, Mount Vernon, and the White House, Lee Baldwin Dalzell
"The Best Friend I Had on Earth": William Thornton's "Great Patron," George Washington, C. M. Harris
Trouble in the Federal City, Dorothy Twohig
The White House Collection: George Washington: Influences and Images, Betty C. Monkman

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White House History: THE TRUMAN RENOVATION

5: THE TRUMAN RENOVATION


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Reality and Illusion: The White House and Harry S. Truman, William P. O'Brien
Tempest in a Teapot: Truman's Failed Attempt at an Office Addition, Elizabeth Beard Goldsmith
Lorenzo Simmons Winslow: Architect of the White House, 1933-1952, William B. Bushong
Pictures of the Operation: Abbie Rowe Photographs, the White House Renovation, Clay Bauske
President Truman's Televised Tour, Rex W. Scouten
To Own a Piece of the White House: The Souvenir Program of the Truman Renovation, William G. Allman
The White House Collection: The Truman Interiors, Betty C. Monkman

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White House History: THE BURNING OF THE WHITE HOUSE IN 1814

4: THE BURNING OF THE WHITE HOUSE IN 1814


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The Burning of Washington, Anthony S. Pitch
The White House Before the Fire, William Seale
Ruin and Regeneration, William B. Bushong
The White House Collection: Reminders of 1814, Betty C. Monkman
Dolley Madison Has the Last Word:The Famous Letter, David B. Mattern
In a Nantucket Graveyard, Neil W. Horstman
A Satirical View: Politics in Rhyme, Mary A. Hackett
Eyewitness Accounts of the Burning of the White House: They Were There

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White House History: THE WHITE HOUSE STONE

3: THE WHITE HOUSE STONE


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White House Album: Beauty and History Preserved in Stone, William Seale
The Stonemasons Who Built the White House, William Seale
The Quarries at Aquia and Seneca, Gary Scott
Restoring the Original White House Stone, Patrick J. Plunkett
The Politics of Public Building: William Thornton and President's Square, C.M. Harris
The White House Collection: Recent Acquisitions, Betty C. Monkman

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White House History: THE DESIGN OF LAFAYETTE PARK

2: THE DESIGN OF LAFAYETTE PARK


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The Design of Lafayette Park, William Seale
Presidents and the Potomac, Gilbert Gude
A "Dark Horse" in Sunlight and Shadow: Daguerreotypes of President James Polk, Clifford Krainik
White House Album: The Theodore Roosevelt Years, James M. Goode
The White House Collection: James Buchanan's White House, Betty C. Monkman

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White House History: PRESIDENT KENNEDY'S ROSE GARDEN

1: PRESIDENT KENNEDY'S ROSE GARDEN


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President Kennedy's Rose Garden, Rachel Lambert Mellon
White House Album: History in the Camera's Eye, Oliver Jensen
The Association's Twentieth Year, Nash Castro
History in White House Silver, Joseph D. Carr
Stone Walls Preserved, James I. McDaniel
Documents: A Colored Man's Reminiscences of James Madison by Paul Jennings
Commentary: The Washington of Paul Jennings, White House Slave, Free Man, and Conspirator for Freedom, G. Franklin Edwards and Michael R. Winston

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