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The White House : actors and observers

Author: William Seale; White House Historical Association.
Publisher: Boston : Northeastern University Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Since John and Abigail Adams first occupied the White House in 1800, a succession of remarkable men and women have lived within the same walls of this American landmark. This volume, with over 100  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
History
Pictorial works
Congresses
Congrès
Ouvrages illustrés
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
White House.
Boston : Northeastern University Press, ©2002
(OCoLC)606895404
Online version:
White House.
Boston : Northeastern University Press, ©2002
(OCoLC)607895571
Material Type: Biography, Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Seale; White House Historical Association.
ISBN: 155553547X 9781555535476
OCLC Number: 50043200
Notes: Essays derived from papers delivered at a 200th anniversary symposium sponsored by the White House Historical Association.
Description: xxii, 214 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Contents: Introduction : like no other house / William Steele --
Abigail Adams as first lady / Edith B. Gelles --
Dolley Madison creates the White House / Catherine Allgor --
The earliest photographs of the White House, 1840s / Clifford Krainik --
The Lincoln White House : stage for the Republic's survival / Jean Baker --
Images of the Executive Mansion, 1861-1865 / Betty C. Monkman --
The gold in the Gilded Age / Richard Norton Smith --
Frances Benjamin Johnston's White House / William B. Bushong --
Images of the White House, 1890-1910 / Lydia Barker Tederick --
Theodore Roosevelt's White House / John Allen Gable --
Eleanor Roosevelt and Franklin Roosevelt : partnership in politics and crises / Allida Black --
White House news photographers and the White House / Dennis Brack --
Presidential reality : "if it hasn't happened on television, it hasn't happened" / Martha Joynt Kumar.
Responsibility: edited by William Seale.

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"These scholarly essays are full of interesting and surprising tidbits that will delight even the casual reader." --Publishers Weekly

 
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