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Italy in the White House: Carusi’s Saloon Menu

Italy in the White House: Carusi’s Saloon Menu

Date of Work
March 4, 1841
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Library of Congress

Italy in the White House: Carusi’s Saloon Menu

Carusi’s Saloon, operated by former U.S. Marine Band member Gaetano Carusi and his family, functioned as a popular entertainment venue and music hall in early Washington. Carusi’s hosted several inaugural balls from the administrations of President John Quincy Adams to President James Buchanan. Above is an invitation to an inaugural ball for President William Henry Harrison held at Carusi’s Saloon on March 4, 1841.

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