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NUMBERS 1 THROUGH 6 (COLLECTION I)

WHITE HOUSE HISTORY • NUMBER 1

1 — Foreword by Melvin M. Payne

5 — President Kennedy’s Rose Garden by Rachel Lambert Mellon

13 — White House Album: History in the Camera’s Eye by Oliver Jensen

23 — The Association’s Twentieth Year by Nash Castro

29 — History in White House Silver by Joseph D. Carr

39 — Stone Walls Preserved by James I. McDaniel

46 — A Colored Man’s Reminiscences of James Madison by Paul Jennings

52 — The Washington of Paul Jennings: White House Slave, Free Man, and Conspirator for Freedom G. by Franklin Edwards and Michael R. Winston

THE DESIGN OF LAFAYETTE PARK • NUMBER 2

70 — Foreword by Robert L. Breeden

72 — The Design of Lafayette Park by William Seale

86 — Presidents and the Potomac by Gilbert Gude

104 — A “Dark Horse” in Sunlight and Shadow: Daguerreotypes of President James Polk by Clifford Krainik

116 — White House Album: The Theodore Roosevelt Years by James M. Goode

126 — The White House Collection: James Buchanan’s White House by Betty C. Monkman

THE WHITE HOUSE STONE • NUMBER 3

132 — Foreword by Robert L. Breeden

134 — White House Album: Beauty and History Preserved in Stone by William Seale

144 — The Stonemasons Who Built the White House by William Seale

160 — The Quarries at Aquia and Seneca by Gary Scott

166 — Restoring the Original White House Stone by Patrick J. Plunkett

174 — The Politics of Public Building: William Thornton and President’s Square by C.M. Harris

188 — The White House Collection: Recent Acquisitions by Betty C. Monkman

THE BURNING OF THE WHITE HOUSE IN 1814 • NUMBER 4

194 — Foreword: A Dramatic Moment in American History by Robert L. Breeden

196 — The Burning of Washington by Anthony S. Pitch

208 — The White House Before the Fire by William Seale

214 — Ruin and Regeneration by William B. Bushong

223 — The White House Collection: Reminders of 1814 by Betty C. Monkman

228 — Dolley Madison Has the Last Word: The Famous Letter by David S. Mattern

234 — In a Nantucket Graveyard by Neil W. Horstman

237 — A Satirical View: Politics in Rhyme by Mary A. Hackett

246 — Eyewitness Accounts of the Burning of the White House: They Were There

THE TRUMAN RENOVATION • NUMBER 5

252 — Foreword by Robert L. Breeden

254 — Reality and Illusion: The White House and Harry S. Truman by William P. O’Brien

263 — Tempest in a Teapot: Truman’s Failed Attempt at an Office Addition by Elizabeth Beard Goldsmith

273 — Lorenzo Simmons Winslow: Architect of the White House, 1933-1952 by William B. Bushong

283 — Abbie Rowe Photographs of the White House Renovation by Clay Bauske

296 — President Truman’s Televised Tour by Rex W. Scouten

301 — The Souvenir Program of the Truman Renovation by William G. Allman

308 — The White House Collection: The Truman Interiors by Betty C. Monkman

GEORGE WASHINGTON: HOUSES AND PALACES • NUMBER 6

316 — Foreword by Robert L. Breeden

318 — Washington’s City by John Rhodehamel

328 — Rules of Engagement: Ceremony and the First Presidential Household by John Riley

340 — Rivals to the White House in 18th-Century New York and Philadelphia by William Seale

348 — George Washington, Mount Vernon and the White House by Robert F. Dalzell Jr. and Lee Baldwin Dalzell

360 — William Thornton’s “Great Patron,” George Washington by C. M. Harris

371 — Trouble in Federal City by Dorothy Twohig

376 — The White House Collection: George Washington Influences and Images by Betty C. Monkman

NUMBERS 7 THROUGH 12 (COLLECTION 2)

PRESIDENT ADAMS MOVES IN • NUMBER 7

8 — Foreword by Robert L. Breeden

10 — The Paradox of High Station: Abigail Adams as First Lady by Edith B. Gelles

20 — The Midnight Appointments by Richard A. Samuelson

32 — The White House in John Adams’s Presidency by William Seale

42 — John Adams: Farmer and Gardener by Corliss Knapp Engle

52 — A Classical Turn: Fashion in the Time of President John Adams by Lynne Zacek Bassett

62 — The White House Collection: John and Abigail Adams: A Tradition Begins by Betty C. Monkman

PLANS AND SCHEMES • NUMBER 8

70 — Foreword by Robert L. Breeden

72 — Benjamin Brown French in the Lincoln Period by Michael Spangler

86 — The Photographs of Ralph Waldo Magee by Lydia Barker Tederick

104 — Benjamin Latrobe and Thomas Jefferson Redesign the President’s House by Michael Fazio and Patrick Snadon

122 — Visiting Ireland’s Leinster House: Model for the White House by Elizabeth B. Goldsmith

128 — The Twenty-First Century White House by James I. McDaniel andAnn Bowman Smith

DOCUMENTING THE WHITE HOUSE • NUMBER 9

136 — Foreword by William Seale

138 — Finding White House Documentary Sources at the National Archives by Alysha E. Black

148 — Visual Documents: Symbolic and Real Images of the White House by Alan Fern

170 — Photographing White House Furnishings by Bruce White

178 — The White House Collection: Research Sources in the Office of the Curator by Betty C. Monkman

THE GOLD SPOON SPEECH OF 1840 • NUMBER 10

194 — Foreword by William Seale

196 — About the Gold Spoon Oration by William Seale

204 — Imagery from the Election of 1840: Myth and Reality by Clifford Krainik

214 — Those Princely Objects in Charles Ogle’s Speech by William G. Allman

224 — Martha Custis Peter to Martha Custis Williams, Tudor Place, February 1841 by Wendy Kail

227 — Speech of Mr. Ogle, of Pennsylvania, on the Regal Splendor of the President’s Palace

THE ROOSEVELT RENOVATION OF 1902 • NUMBER 11

292 — Foreword by William B. Bushong

294 — The White House in the Monumental City by Antoinette J. Lee

304 — Glenn Brown, the White House, and the Urban Renaissance of Washington, D.C. by William B. Bushong

319 — Theodore Roosevelt’s White House by William Seale

328 — The Executive Offices 100 Years Ago: A Photographic Essay by Lydia Tederick

340 — President Theodore Roosevelt and the American Institute of Architects by Tony P. Wrenn

352 — The White House Collection: The Beaux Arts Furnishings of 1902 by Betty C. Monkman

THE JAMES BUCHANAN WHITE HOUSE • NUMBER 12

360 — Foreword by William Seale

362 — James Buchanan’s White House Hostess: The Celebrated Harriet Lane by Pamela Kilian

372 — The Japanese Delegation to the Buchanan White House by Dallas Finn

397 — The USRMC Harriet Lane by Robert L. Anderson

410 — The Prince of Wales at the White House by Claire A. Faulkner

420 — The White House Collection: From James Buchanan’s Time by William G. Allman

NUMBERS 13 THROUGH 18 (COLLECTION 3)

THE KENNEDY WHITE HOUSE, PART ONE: RECOLLECTIONS • NUMBER 13

6 — Foreword by William Seale

8 — Life Magazine Goes to the White House by Hugh Sidey

22 — Remembering the Glorious Kennedy Times by Letitia Baldrige

34 — The Rescue and Renaissance of Lafayette Square by John Carl Warnecke

50 — The Correspondence of David E. Finley and Jacqueline Kennedy by William B. Bushong

THE KENNEDY WHITE HOUSE, PART TWO: LEGACY • NUMBER 14

64 — Foreword by William Seale

66 — Circa 1961: The Kennedy White House Interiors by Elaine Rice Bachmann

84 — The Historic Guide to America’s House

98 — Major Publications of The White House Historical Association

100 — A New Look at The John F. Kennedys and the Arts by Elise K. Kirk

114 — A Small Slice of Kennedy Decor: The Queens’ Sitting Room by William G. Allman

PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURATIONS • NUMBER 15

122 — Foreword by William Seale

124 — Taking the Oath of Office: The Capitol Connection by Donald R. Kennon

134 — “Not a Ragged Mob”: The Inauguration of 1829 by David S. Heidler and Jeanne T. Heidler

144 — A Cultural History of White House Inaugural Reviewing Stands by James M. Goode

160 — Presidential Inaugurations: Solemnities and Festivities by Paul F. Boller Jr.

172 — Inaugural Balls: From Their Beginnings by Katie E. Marages

182 — Inaugural Planning: Minutes from the 1960–61 Inaugural Committee

PRESIDENTIAL PORTRAITURE • NUMBER 16

204 — Foreword by William Seale

206 — Portraits Made at the White House by William Seale

224 — A Gallery of Photographic Portraits of Nineteenth Century U.S. Presidents by Clifford Krainik

242 — The Greatest Man Living by William Kloss

246 — Artists’ Life Studies for White House Portraits by Lydia Baker Tederick

270 — Drawing Presidents: An Artist’s Reflections on Catching a Lively Likeness by John Hutton

276 — Conversation with a Presidential Portraitist: Simmie Knox Paints President and Mrs. Clinton by Betty C. Monkman

THOMAS JEFFERSON’S WHITE HOUSE • NUMBER 17

286 — Foreword by William Seale

288 — Domestic Servants in Jefferson’s White House by Lucia Stanton

308 — Jefferson’s White House Dinner Guests by Charles T. Cullen

328 — The Adena Dumbwaiters: A Glimpse Into Jefferson’s Executive Mansion? by Stuart D. Hobbs

334 — New Wine in an Old Bottle 2006: Changes Inside the White House with photography by Peter Vitale

AWAY FROM THE GLARE: PRESIDENTIAL RETREATS • NUMBER 18

352 — Foreword by William Seale

354 — The Private Villa Retreat of Thomas Jefferson by Travis McDonald

374 — The Soldiers’ Home: First Presidential Retreat by William Seale

382 — The New Deal and the Catoctin Presidential Camps by Barbara Kirkconnell

400 — Truman Beach: The 33rd President at Key West by Lawrence Lauder Knutson

416 — A Visit to The Maine Retreat of President George H. W. Bush by Hugh S. Sidey

NUMBERS 19 THROUGH 25 (COLLECTION 4)

PRESIDENTIAL HORSES • NUMBER 19

8 — Foreword by William Seale

10 — Presidents as Horsemen by William B. Bushong

26 — Arlington’s Ceremonial Horses and Funerals at the White House by Claire A. Faulkner

46 — Andrew Jackson’s Constitution Carriage by Marsha Mullin

56 — Ten Notable Horses by Gwendolyn K. White

WHITE HOUSE KITCHENS AND COOKING • NUMBER 20

64 — Foreword by William Seale

66 — Kitchen Past: Thoughts on Open Hearth Cooking for the Presidents by Alice Ross

72 — A Look at the White House Kitchens by Lydia Barker Tederick

92 — My White House Years by Roland Mesnier

112 — Preparation of the Menu for the Prince of Wales Dinner in 2005 by Cristeta Comerford

126 — White House Wines by Daniel Shanks

134 — Home Cooking in the White House by Barbara Haber

146 — A Bit of Architectural History Comes in from the Cold by William G. Allman

PRESIDENT EISENHOWER’S WHITE HOUSE • NUMBER 21

154 — Foreword by William Seale

156 — Dwight David Eisenhower: The First Television President by Martha Joynt Kumar

170 — Mamie Eisenhower’s White House Style by Edith Mayo

182 — President Eisenhower: Painter by Sister Wendy Beckett

192 — The Eisenhower Family Home in Abilene, Kansas by Dennis Medina

202 — “Proud Housewife”: Mamie Eisenhower Collects for The White House by Melissa Naulin

220 — Creating the Dwight David Eisenhower Room at Blair House by Candace S. Shireman

230 — An Unknown Brady Portrait of President James K. Polk and Members of His Cabinet by Clifford Krainik

JAMES HOBAN: ARCHITECT OF THE WHITE HOUSE • NUMBER 22

236 — Foreword by William Seale

238 — James Hoban: Builder of The White House by William Seale

252 — Dublin in the Later Eighteenth Century by Holger Hoock

266 — White House Irish Counterparts by Desmond Guinness

282 — Imagining James Hoban: Portraits of a Master Builder by William B. Bushong

292 — George Washington’s Bow Window: A Lost Fragment of White House Precedence Comes to Light in Philadelphia by Edward Lawler Jr.

296 — Four Places in Hoban’s Dublin by Bruce White

WHITE HOUSE FLOWERS: EMBELLISHING THE PRESIDENT’S TABLE • NUMBER 23

324 — Foreword by William Seale

326 — First Lady Edith Kermit Roosevelt’s “Colonial Garden” at the White House by Mac Keith Griswold

340 — James Monroe’s White House Plateau by Melissa Naulin

356 — Flowers for The President’s Table: State Dining Room Splendor by Nancy Clarke

370 — White House Brides and Envisioned Flowers: Two Nineteenth-Century White House Weddings, With an Album of other White House Brides, by Margaret Huddy

382 — Gifts from France in the Roosevelt White House by Amy Verone

LIFE IN THE LINCOLN WHITE HOUSE: PART I • NUMBER 24

390 — Foreword by William Seale

392 — Tad Lincoln and His Tutor Alexander Williamson by Elizabeth Smith Brownstein

402 — Music in Lincoln’s White House by Elise K. Kirk

414 — Photographs of The Lincoln White House by Lydia Tederick

432 — A Gallery of Individuals Major and Minor from Lincoln’s Time in The White House

444 — The Locomotive Tea Set: A Gift from France by John H. White Jr.

LIFE IN THE LINCOLN WHITE HOUSE: PART II • NUMBER 25

450 — Foreword by William Seale

452 — Abraham Lincoln’s White House by Harold Holzer

466 — The Other White House by William Seale

490 — The White House and Lincoln’s Assassination by Anthony S. Pitch

504 — The Lincoln Bedroom: Refurbishing a Famous White House Room by William G. Allman

512 — Photographs of Indian Delegates in the President’s “Summer House” by Clifford Krainik and Michele Krainik

AT WORK IN THE WHITE HOUSE • NUMBER 26

2 — Foreword by William Seale

4 — Ushers and Stewards Since 1800 by Claire Faulkner

18 — “Under This Roof”: The Art of Working on The White House Staff by Bradley Patterson

30 — Out-Takes: One Photographer’s White House Experience by Maggie Knaus

42 — Memoirs: The First White House Social Secretary, Isabella Hagner by Priscilla Roosevelt

53 — Memoirs of Isabella Hagner 1901–1905 by Isabella Hagner

89 — A Neighbor Returns More Than A Cup of Sugar by William G. Allman and Cindi Malinick

92 — About the Authors

THE WHITE HOUSE NEIGHBORHOOD • NUMBER 27

2 — Foreword by William Seale

4 — The Equestrian Statues of General Andrew Jackson by James M. Goode

20 — Benjamin Henry Latrobe and Saint John’s Church by Patrick Snadon

32 — The Corcoran Mansion: House of Feasts by Keith D. MacKay

44 — Volkmar Kurt Wentzel and His Portrayal of Washington by Night by Bruce White

68 — The President’s Park (Give or Take A Few Acres) by Lucinda Prout Janke

78 — Designing the Executive Office Buildings, 1791–1800 by Pamela Scott

84 — Good Neighbors: FDR, Major Gist, and Blair House by Candace S. Shireman

100 — About the Authors

PRESIDENTIAL JOURNEYS • NUMBER 28

2 — Foreword by William Seale

4 — President Grover Cleveland’s Goodwill Tour of 1887 by John H. White Jr.

28 — “Off for The Ditch”: Theodore And Edith Roosevelt Visit Panama in 1906 by Catherine Forslund

38 — Motor Cars Come to The White House by Hillary Mannion

46 — The Presidents and The National Parks by Gary Scott

56 — A White House Exhibit on The National Parks by Lydia Tederick

72 — “A Journey into Nowhere”: The Redirected Vacation of Harry S. Truman by Mary Jo Binker

82 — Gettysburg and Golf Courses: Ike and the First Presidential Helicopters by Roger Connor

94 — The Airborne Ambassador: President Ronald Reagan and Air Force One by Frederick J. Ryan Jr.

100 — About the Authors

SPECIAL SPACES • NUMBER 29

2 — Foreword by William Seale

4 — Images of Abraham Lincoln’s White House Stables by Clifford Krainik and Michele Krainik

10 — Secret Spaces at the White House? by William Seale

14 — A Room of Their Own: The Solarium by Mary Jo Binker

26 — Caroline Harrison’s 1891 Music Room: The First Lady Makes the Green Room Her Own by Keith D. MacKay

38 — Evidence Survives of James Hoban’s Building Skill by James A. Jacobs

44 — The East and West Wings of The White House: History in Architecture and Building by Travis McDonald

88 — About the Authors

THE PRESIDENTS AND THE THEATER • NUMBER 30

2 — Foreword by William Seale

4 — Alexander Woollcott Visits the Roosevelts by Mary Jo Binker

12 — The Curse of The Presidential Musical: Mr. President and 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue by Amy Henderson

22 — Ford’s Theatre and the White House by William O’Brien

34 — The American Presidents and Shakespeare by Paul F. Boller Jr.

60 — Opera for The President: Superstars and Song in the Early White House by Elise K. Kirk

76 — Stage Struck: Frances Cleveland and the Theater by Annette M. Dunlap

86 — About the Authors

THE WHITE HOUSE NEIGHBORHOOD REVISITED • NUMBER 31

2 — Foreword by William Seale

4 — The Willard Hotel by Elizabeth Smith Brownstein

20 — Notable Prominent Neighbors: Personalities of Saint John’s Church by Richard F. Grimmett

30 — The Association’s Decatur House on Lafayette Square: A Center for the Study of History by Neil W. Horstman

36 — Platform Star: Robert G. Ingersoll in Washington by Steven C. Lowe

44 — Unraveling the Dolley Myths by Merry Ellen Scofield

56 — Remembering My Mother in the White House: On the Occasion of the White House Historical Association’s Fiftieth Anniversary by Caroline Kennedy

60 — About the Authors

FASHION • NUMBER 32

2 — Foreword by William Seale

4 — Presidential Valets: Confidantes of the Wardrobe by Sam Childers

14 — Fashion and Frugality: First Lady Sarah Polk by Conover Hunt

34 — Frances Folsom Cleveland’s White House Wardrobe by Annette M. Dunlap

48 — Woodrow and Edith Wilson: Costumed for the World Stage by Elaine M. Gibbs

62 — Dressing Down for The Presidency: Thomas Jefferson’s Republican Simplicity by Gaye Wilson

71 — Outfitting Jefferson Today: Bill Barker at Colonial Williamsburg

74 — Livery at The White House: The Failed Plan to Establish a Whiff of Monarchy by Matthew C. Sherman

86 — The Press Was Not Impressed: President Nixon’s Stylish Security Uniforms

87 — Glossary of Textile Terms

88 — About the Authors

THE WHITE HOUSE NEIGHBORHOOD AND THE WAR UNSEEN 1846–1848 • NUMBER 33

2 — Foreword by William Seale

4 — The President and Washington During the War with Mexico by William Seale

12 — Comfort in My Retirement: Polk Place by Tom Price

22 — Portrait of Spanish Conquistador Hernán Cortés a Gift to the First Lady by John Holtzapple

24 — Introduction to the Washington Diary of Elizabeth L.C. Dixon During the Polk Administration by Caroline Van Deusen

27 — Journal Written During A Residence in Washington During the 29th Congress, Commencing with the First Of December 1845 by Elizabeth L. C. Dixon

104 — Portrait Gallery: Elizabeth Dixon’s Washington Neighbors, 1846–1848 by Fiona Griffin, Beatrix Hutton, and Julia Riesenberg

128 — Uriah Levy’s Gift to The Nation: A Statue of Thomas Jefferson by Pierre-Jean David d’Angers by Lydia Tederick

138 — About the Authors

THE WHITE HOUSE AND THE WEST • NUMBER 34

2 — Foreword by William Seale

4 — The Seat of Government in an Expanding Nation by Richard W. Stephenson, introduction by Robert Grogg

18 — Determining Where the White House Must Stand by William Seale

22 — Romantic Expansions: Looking West from The White House by Estill Curtis Pennington

36 — President Thomas Jefferson’s White House Museum Painting by Peter Waddell

40 — Chief Petalesharo Visits the White House

44 — John James Audubon And the American Presidency by Danny Heitman

54 — First Lady Helen Taft’s Luneta Remembered in Washington’s Potomac Park by Nenette Arroyo

70 — About the Authors

AFTER THE FIRE • NUMBER 35

2 — Foreword by William Seale

4 — Getting It Right: The Embellished Obligations of Dolley Madison by Conover Hunt

18 — The Rescue of the Papers of State During the Burning of Washington by Jessie Kratz

28 — James Monroe Furnishes the Rebuilt White House by Scott H. Harris and Jarod Kearney

46 — Reminders of 1814 A New Look for the Bicentennial by William G. Allman

68 — History on The Auction Block: The 1899 Sale of The Estate of Dolley Madison

102 — Reflections After the Fire: The History of The Monroe Shaving Mirrors by Alexandra Parker

106 — Architectural Elements Preserved in Private Homes on Gibson Island by Barbara D. McMillan

118 — Tribute to Neil Horstman

120 — About the Authors

PRESIDENTIAL KIN • NUMBER 36

2 — Foreword by William Seale

4 — The Indomitable Sara Delano Roosevelt: Mother of President Franklin D. Roosevelt by Mary Jo Binker and Diane Lobb-Boyce

24 — The Royal Family at Arlington House: George Washington Park Custis Creates a Shrine by Keith D. MacKay

42 — James Madison’s Brother Willey by Stuart L. Butler

50 — Nell Arthur’s Memorial Window: History Reflected in Saint John’s Church by Nenette Marie Arroyo

62 — Andrew Jackson Donelson and the Pressures Placed on a Presidential Nephew by Mark R. Cheathem

72 — In Search of Martha Jefferson by John Hutton

86 — William H. Polk: The Lion of Washington by Thomas Price

98 — The Bad Boy: Payne Todd by William Seale

102 — Lincoln and the Washingtons by James H. Johnson

118 — Reflections by Stewart D. McLaurin

THE WHITE HOUSE AND THE PRESS • NUMBER 37

2 — Foreword by William Seale

4 — The President, the Press, and Proximity: The Creation of the White House Press Center by James A. Jacobs

24 — Photo Essay: Reporting from the White House Grounds

34 — The White House Remembered: Volume 2, Recollections by Presidents George H. W. Bush and William Jefferson Clinton edited by Hugh Sidey

46 — Lincoln in His Shop: How a President Opened His Doors as the People’s Servant by Ron J. Keller

64 — Remembering My Years in the White House Speechwriter’s Office by Kristi Planck Johnson

76 — Reflections: Behind the Briefing Room Podium by Stewart D. McLaurin

PRESIDENT KENNEDY'S ROSE GARDEN • NUMBER 38

2 — Foreword by William Seale

4 — From the White House to River Farm: The Story of the Northeast Gates by Tom Underwood

12 — The Ellipse: The Nineteenth-Century Evolution of the White Lot by Peter R. Penczer

22 — The East Garden: Beatrix Jones Farrand and a Painterly Landscape Design for Ellen Axson Wilson by Mac Griswold

32 — The West Garden: A Succession of Ideas

36 — Rachel Lambert Mellon’s Redesign of the White House Rose Garden by William Seale

78 — The Oak Spring Garden Library: A Gardener’s Legacy

94 — Reflections: A Board Member’s Role with the Kennedy Rose Garden by Stewart D. McLaurin

THE WHITE HOUSE AND THE MOVIES • NUMBER 39

2 — Foreword by William Seale

4 — Presidents and First Ladies in the Movies: Presence, Personality, and Power by Ron J. Keller

30 — Presidential Stardust: Fame, Power, and the Culture of Celebrity by Amy Henderson

46 — Sets and Locations: The White House Re-Created by Diane Lederman

64 — D.W. Griffith’s “The Birth of a Nation”: An Early “Blockbuster” Visits the White House by Elise K. Kirk

76 — Movie Stars at the Dinner Table by William Seale

82 — White House Visits, Entrances, Encores, Causes and Awards by Fiona Griffin

98 — Reflections: The United States Secret Service: Honoring 150 Years by Stewart D. McLaurin

THE PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARIES • NUMBER 40

2 — Foreword by William Seale

4 — The History of Presidential Libraries by Richard Spears

16 — Presidential Libraries Outside of the National Archives System by Kimberly Kenney

26 — Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum by Thomas F. Schwartz

32 — Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum by Bob Clark

38 — Harry S. Truman Library and Museum by Amy Williams

44 — Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum, and Boyhood Home by Karl Weissenbach

50 — John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum by Tom Putnam

56 — Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library and Museum by Mark K. Updegrove

62 — Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum by Michael D. Ellzey

68 — Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum by Elaine K. Didier

74 — Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum by Tony Clark

80 — Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum by R. Duke Blackwood

86 — George Bush Presidential Library and Museum by Warren Finch

92 — William Jefferson Clinton Presidential Library and Museum by Terri Garner

98 — George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum by Allan Lowe

106 — Reflections: Presidential Libraries: A Fan’s Perspective by Stewart D. McLaurin

FROM CONGRESS TO THE WHITE HOUSE • NUMBER 41

2 — Foreword by William Seale

4 — When Did the White House Become “The White House”? by Donald R. Hickey

12 — Congress to the White House: Contrasting Journeys by Richard F. Grimmett

24 — President McKinley and the Making of the Gold Standard by Annette B. Dunlap

32 — Remembrance: The Ficklin Family in Service at the White House by Alan DeValerio

42 — Caroline Harrison’s China Painting: The First Lady as Artist by Lauren Zook McGwin

68 — Reflections: Remembering First Lady Nancy Reagan, 1921-2016 by Stewart D. McLaurin

INAUGURAL VIEWS • NUMBER 42

2 — Foreword by William Seale

4 — Stamps, Parks, and a President: Franklin D. Roosevelt Approves Ten Postage Stamps to Celebrate National Park Year by Robert Grogg

16 — James Hoban’s 1792 Designs for the President’s House by Andrew McCarthy

34 — The First Red Room: Illuminated by Candlelight with the Computer’s Eye by David Ramsey

48 — Inaugural Prints at Blair House by Candace Shireman

70 — Reflections: Partners in Education by Stewart D. McLaurin

NATURE AND WILDLIFE IN THE PRESIDENT’S PARK • NUMBER 43

2 — Foreword by William Seale

4 — Animal Fantasies and Fables in Thomas Jefferson’s Scrapbooks by Jonathan Gross

12 — Butterflies in Art and Flight at the White House by William Kloss

20 — White House Squirrels: “Both Pets and Pests” by Jonathan Pliska

32 — Theodore Roosevelt, Rachel Carson, and the Environmentalist Movement by Robert K. Musil

46 — The Story of Thanksgiving at the White House by William Bushong

58 — President Andrew Johnson’s Grizzly Bear Chair: A Gift from Seth Kinman by Lauren A. Zook

66 — The Matter of Rats at the White House by William Seale

74 — Reflections: In Memoriam: Two Men of History, William B. Bushong and Joel Treese by Stewart D. McLaurin

FRANCE AND THE WHITE HOUSE • NUMBER 44

2 — Foreword by William Seale

4 — James Monroe’s Ties to France by Scott H. Harris

16 — Furnishings in Paris: From the Directory to the Coronation of Napoleon by Ulrich Leben

28 — James Monroe’s White House State Furniture a la Francaise by Leslie B. Jones

40 — James Monroe’s Diplomatic Residence in Paris by Ulrich Leben

60 — The Court Ensembles of James and Elizabeth Monroe: American Diplomatic Dress in France by Lynne Zacek Bassett

76 — Dolley Madison’s Music Book, A Lyrical French Connection by Elise K. Kirk

78 — Reflections: “A Commonplace Occurrence” by Stewart D. McLaurin

THE FIRST LADIES • NUMBER 45

2 — Foreword by William Seale

4 — The Office of the First Lady: Managing Public Duties, Private Lives, and Changing Expectations by Anita B. McBride

18 — The Lady Bird Special: The Power of a Whistle-stop Campaign by Linda J. Holden

30 — First Lady Lou Henry Hoover and the First White House Catalog by Elizabeth Dinschel

Historical Supplement — White House Furnishings, Prepared for Lou Henry Hoover by Dare Stark McMullin, December 1932

42 — Mary Lincoln: A New Look at the First Lady by Jean Baker

56 — A Century of Role Models: First Ladies Elevating Girl Scouts by Cindi Malinik

72 — Reflections: First Ladies by the Numbers by Stewart D. McLaurin

VISITING THE WHITE HOUSE • NUMBER 46

2 — Foreword by William Seale

4 — Collecting White House Memories: Silver Spoons as Souvenirs by Rebecca Yerkes Rogers

14 — A Visit to the White House in the 1940s: A Childhood Memory by Jeannine Smith Clark

22 — The President Smiled at Me and Other Memories of Washington by Lonn Taylor

34 — Grand Duke Alexis, A “Scion of Despotism,” Visits the Ulysses S. Grant White House by Lee A. Farrow

44 — The Infanta Eulalia of Spain: America’s First Official Guest of State by Mary Jo Binker

58 — King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Visit the White House by Alan Capps

76 — John DiJoseph’s White House Photography: A Gift of History photography by John DiJoseph

80 — A Virtual White House Guest Book by Clifford Krainik

90 — Reflections: Visiting the White House is Always Special by Stewart D. McLaurin

DEATH AND THE WHITE HOUSE • NUMBER 47

4 — Death and the President’s House by William Seale

8 — “First in War, First in Peace,” and First in Death: A History of Presidential Mourning by Matthew Costello

20 — Medical Mystery: President William Henry Harrison Succumbs to a Fatal Illness in the White House by Richard F. Grimmett

32 — Abraham Lincoln’s Funeral Train: The Solemn Journey from Washington to Springfield by John White

46 — Society Calls on Widow Mary Todd Lincoln by Clifford Krainik

54 — The Death of a Son: Calvin Coolidge Jr. by Lawrence K. Knutson

60 — The Grief of Two Fathers: President Calvin Coolidge Looks to Abraham Lincoln for Strength by Amity Shlaes

66 — “Run Slow, Run Silent”: The Nation Mourns as President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Funeral Train Passes by Robert Klara

76 — Reflections: Family Life in the White House by Stewart D. McLaurin

POLITICAL CARTOONS AND THE WHITE HOUSE • NUMBER 48

2 — Foreword by William Seale

4 — Thomas Nast: “The Father of the American Cartoon” by Fiona Deans Halloran

14 — Clifford K. Berryman: The Dean of American Cartoonists by Jessie Kratz and Martha Grove

30 — The White House as a Symbol in the Cartoons of Herblock: Selections from the Library of Congress by Sara W. Duke

40 — Newspaperman Francis Preston Blair’s Cartoon Collection at Blair House by Elaine M. Gibbs

52 — Cartoons from the Collection of the James Monroe Museum by Scott H. Harris

60 — On the Record with Off the Record’s Cartoons by Mike Rhode

72 — Drawing the Presidents: Pat Oliphant’s Fifty Years of White House Cartooning

94 — Reflections: The President’s Pen by Stewart D. McLaurin

THE WHITE HOUSE SOCIAL SECRETARY: COLLECTED REFLECTIONS • NUMBER 49

2 — Foreword by William Seale

4 — Social Secretary “The Best Job in the White House” by Mary Jo Binker

74 —Reflections: Making White House History Every Day: White House Social Secretaries by Stewart D. McLaurin

PRESIDENTIAL SITES • NUMBER 50

4 — Foreword by William Seale

6 — From the White House to the Piedmont and Back: Theodore Roosevelt’s Intrepid Ride by Clifford Krainik

18 — Finding the Lost Washington World at Ferry Farm: A Historic Site Reborn by Philip Levy

26 — President James Monroe’s I Street Residence: Home of the Arts Club of Washington by Judith Viggers Nordin

36 — President McKinley’s Family Homestead in Canton, Ohio: The First Ladies National Historic Site by Patricia A. Krider

46 — Harry Truman Ate Here: A Presidential Site in Frostburg, Maryland by Matthew Algeo

54 — Washington Area Homes of the Twentieth Century Presidents: Before and After the White House by Anthony S. Pitch

78 — Reflections: Presidential Sites Summit by Stewart D. McLaurin

VETERANS DAY, THE WHITE HOUSE, AND THE CENTENNIAL OF THE END OF WORLD WAR I • NUMBER 51

4 — Foreword by William Seale

6 — Woodrow Wilson’s War: A Perilous Fight by John Milton Cooper

16 — The White House in the Great War: From Diplomacy to Remembrance by Edward Lengel

24 — The Espionage Scene in Washington: Collusion, Secrets and Spies by Thomas Boghardt

34 — April 6, 1917: War is Declared Against the German Empire by Michael Beschloss

38 — The Pilgrim’s Passage: President Wilson’s Voyage to France on the USS George Washington, 1918 by Stephen T. Moskey

54 — Painted at the Paris Peace Conference: A Portrait of President Woodrow Wilson by William Orpen by Lydia Tederick

60 — November 11, 1918 to November 11, 2018: A Century of Honor and Remembrance by Elyse Werling

88 — Presidential Site Feature: Monticello, Montpelier, and Oak Hill by Jonathan Gross

91 — Reflections: Declaring War by Stewart D. McLaurin