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Susan Ford Answers Press Questions about her Senior Prom

In this photograph, taken May 31, 1975, first daughter Susan Ford and her date William Pifer speak to the press in the Blue Room about Susan's senior prom. The prom for the 1975 graduating class of the Holton-Arms School of Bethesda, Maryland was held predominately in the East Room. It was the first prom held in the White House. Students covered the cost with funds they had raised since seventh grade. Tablecloths and flower arrangements were assembled by prom committee members, while punch and hors d'oeuvres, including miniature quiche lorraine, pigs-in-a-blanket, swedish meatballs, and sweet and sour chicken, were prepared by White House staff and served in the State Dining Room.
Joseph H. Bailey
Date of Work
May 31, 1975
White House Historical Association