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Oil Portrait of Frances Folsom Cleveland

Oil Portrait of Frances Folsom Cleveland

Credit
White House Historical Association (White House Collection)

Oil Portrait of Frances Folsom Cleveland

Creator: Charles W. Wright, 1887.

Frances Folsom was only 21 when she married Grover Cleveland and became the youngest first lady to live in the White House. Mrs. Cleveland held two weekly receptions, one of which was on Saturday so working women could attend. At the end of President Cleveland's first term Mrs. Cleveland told one of the White House workers, "We are coming back just four years from today," and they did.

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