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The Digital Library

Explore White House history through the thousands of images in our Digital Library relating to the White House and its occupants, digital projects, and interactive experiences! 

This Digital Library was made possible by a grant from the Henry Luce Foundation.

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Accessing the Digital Library

The Library holds thousands of images of the White House covering its entire history, including exterior views from different eras, images of rooms and furnishings throughout time, and photos of events including inaugurations and holiday celebrations. In support of the Association’s educational mission, each image is accompanied by carefully documented historical information provided free to the public in an easy to use format. As a registered user, you can create and save albums, share images on social media, and access small images for download.
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Education Resources

Learn and teach important stories of United States history through the lens of the White House using the White House Historical Association's twenty-first century resources.