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The Working White House: Mamie's Army Cartoon

The Working White House: Mamie's Army Cartoon

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The Working White House: Mamie's Army Cartoon

Mamie’s Army” cartoon, 1952. As the wife of a former general, First Lady Mamie Eisenhower was likewise regarded as a military commander. This December 1952 newspaper cartoon illustrates the roughly 90 White House workers who would become “Mamie’s Army” when the Eisenhowers moved into the White House in January 1953.

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