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The White House and the Presidency.

Author: Earl Schenck Miers
Publisher: New York, Wonder Books, [1965]
Series: A Spotlight wonder book
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the history and past occupants of the White House, then guides the readers through it, pointing out interesting items to look for in each of the state rooms. Includes a cutaway view of the building and photographs in color and black-and-white.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Earl Schenck Miers
OCLC Number: 1002887
Description: 48 pages illustrations (some color) portraits 28 cm.
Contents: The magic of the White House --
How it all began --
The "first families" move in --
Dolley Madison's legacy --
How "democracy" altered the president's house --
Deaths and developments --
The rascals who almost wrecked the White House --
The power and the conflicts --
The march of progress --
The loneliest of all decisions --
Pleasures and pastimes --
Courtship and weddings --
Modernization and restoration --
Again, the magic of the place.
Series Title: A Spotlight wonder book
Responsibility: Editorial production. Donald D. Wolf, design and layout by Margot L. Wolf.

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Discusses the history and past occupants of the White House, then guides the readers through it, pointing out interesting items to look for in each of the state rooms. Includes a cutaway view of the building and photographs in color and black-and-white.

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