Freemasons and the White House
The 1600 Sessions
James Hoban, Designer and Builder of the White House
The 1600 Sessions
Building the President's House
James Hoban was selected to build the White House by President George Washington
Public Architect and Developer
Hoban designed a number of other federal building
Civic Contributions and Family
Hoban served on the city council for the District of Columbia
Rebuilding the White House
In 1814, James Hoban returned to rebuild the White House
Podcast The Triumph of Nancy Reagan
Nancy Reagan was an iconic First Lady who helped shape the legacy of one of the most consequential presidencies of...
Podcast Gigi at the White House
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Podcast U.S. Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps
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Collection Olympic Celebrations
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Collection The White House Behind the Scenes
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Podcast Our Work and Recent Events: A Q&A with David M. Rubenstein
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Podcast White House Fellows
Every year, the White House Fellows program gives young, talented Americans the opportunity to work in the White House alongside...
Podcast The Decorator-In-Chief
Every administration brings their own personality to the White House, particularly when it comes to the look and feel of...
Podcast The First White House Guidebook: Mrs. Kennedy, National Geographic, and the White House Historical Association
The first White House guidebook was published in 1962 as a collaboration between First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy, the new White House...
Collection Decorative Arts in the White House
Many people approach the decor of their homes as a reflection of oneself. But what happens when a home's interior...
Podcast White House Transitions
The transfer of power from one administration to the next is a hallmark of American democracy, but it hasn’t al...