The Irish Architect and the Scottish Stonemasons
The 1600 Sessions
A White House of Stone
The 1600 Sessions
Building the President's House
James Hoban was selected to build the White House by President George Washington
Collection Protest at the People's House
For more than a century, thousands of Americans have gathered in Lafayette Park across from the White House to exercise...
Collection The White House Behind the Scenes
While the presidency is often in the eye of the public, those who ensure operations at the White House run...
Podcast Women’s Suffrage and the White House
This year marks the centennial of the 19th Amendment, the culmination of the suffragists' fight to secure the right to...
Collection First Children
What was it like to grow up in a home where some of the most important political decisions are being...
Podcast Our Work and Recent Events: A Q&A with David M. Rubenstein
In this special episode of The 1600 Sessions, financier and philanthropist David Rubenstein interviews White House Historical Association President Stewart McLaurin...
Podcast White House Fellows
Every year, the White House Fellows program gives young, talented Americans the opportunity to work in the White House alongside...
Collection The 2017 White House Christmas Ornament
Every year since 1981, the White House Historical Association has had the privilege of designing the Official White House Christmas Ornament....
Collection Roosevelt White House 1933-1945
President Franklin D. Roosevelt was elected to office at the height of the Great Depression. He ushered in an environment...
Podcast The White House Gardens
The White House includes 18 acres of historic grounds and gardens that have been cultivated for more than two hundred years...
Podcast Moving Day
Americans are familiar with the ceremonies of Inauguration Day, when a new President takes the oath of office at the...
Podcast Preserving Presidential History
The National Archives has been collecting records of the United States since 1934. It holds billions of documents, photographs, and objects...