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Easter Egg Roll: 1911

Easter Egg Roll: 1911

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April 16, 1911
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Washingtoniana Division, DCPL

Easter Egg Roll: 1911

On the day following Easter the president's back yard not only assumes the normal and rightful function of all backyards as a playground for young people, but it does it in no half-hearted fashion....Any child is free to come and go at will without any card of admission, and they do come in swarms that cover the greensward and have been estimated at from 10,000 to 30,000 in different years depending on the weather.

—"Easter Egg Rolling in the President's Back Yard," The Washington Herald, April 16, 1911.

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