Are you sure you want to delete this item? Are you sure you want to delete these 0 items?

Download

Oops! Something went wrong! It doesn't appear to have affected your data. Please notify your system administrator if the problem persists. Access denied
Your session was expired. Page will be reloaded.

Processing...

Your assets are ready. If the download does not start automatically, click Download.

Add assets to album

  • Halloween at the White House, 2009
    Pete Souza
    North Portico
    Halloween
    First Family
    In this photograph, taken by Pete Souza on October 31, 2009, President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and Marian Robinson, the first lady's mother, wait outside the North Portico to greet trick-or-treaters during a Halloween celebration at the White House. Costumed characters from the "Star Wars" franchise, including Chewbacca and a Stormtrooper, also wait to greet the children. That day, the president and first lady invited local schoolchildren to trick or treat at the White House and also hosted a Halloween reception in the East Room for military families and the children of White House staff.
  • Margaret Woodrow Wilson
    Unknown
    portraits
    First Family
    This black-and-white photographic portrait of Margaret Woodrow Wilson was taken around October 1, 1912. Margaret Woodrow Wilson was the eldest of President Woodrow Wilson’s three daughters, born in Georgia on April 16, 1886. In 1913, the Wilsons moved into the White House, but Margaret’s mother and first lady, Ellen Axson Wilson, passed away the next year. Margaret stepped in as White House hostess until her father married Edith Bolling Galt in 1915. Later in life, Margaret Wilson made a spiritual journey to India and lived in an ashram until her death in 1944.
  • Mrs. Bush Responds to September 11 Terrorist Attacks
    Unknown
    Washington, D.C.
    U.S. Capitol
    September 11
    First Family
    Congress
    First Lady Visit
    In this photograph, First Lady Laura Welch Bush speaks at the United States Capitol Building following the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York, New York on the morning of September 11, 2001. Mrs. Bush had planned on visiting the Capitol that day to brief the United States Senate Committee on Education on the White House Summit on Early Childhood Cognitive Development she had hosted that July. Here, Mrs. Bush is pictured standing between senators Judd Gregg of New Hampshire and Edward M. Kennedy of Massachusetts.
  • The Mondales Hosts Dinner for Carter Family at the U.S. Naval Observatory
    Jack E. Kightlinger
    meals
    U.S. Naval Observatory
    First Family
    Washington, D.C.
    In this photograph, taken by Jack E. Kightlinger on December 18, 1977, Vice President Walter F. Mondale and Second Lady Joan Mondale host a dinner for President Jimmy Carter, First Lady Rosalynn Carter, and their family at the vice president's residence at the United States Naval Observatory. Among those in attendance were the president and first lady's son, Donnell "Jeff" Carter, daughter-in-law Annette Carter, and daughter Amy Carter. Vice presidents have traditionally lived at their official residence at Number One Observatory Circle since Vice President Mondale moved into the house with his family in 1977.
  • Obama Family Portrait in the Blue Room
    Pete Souza
    inaugurations
    First Family
    Blue Room
    State Floor
    In this photograph taken by Pete Souza, President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and daughters Sasha and Malia, center, pose with extended family in the Blue Room of the White House on January 20, 2013 following his swearing-in by Chief John G. Roberts, Jr. of the Supreme Court. With Inauguration Day falling on a Sunday, President Obama and Chief Justice Roberts followed tradition, with the administering of the Oath of Office formally on January 20 and a public ceremony the next day at the United States Capitol. Joining the first family from left are: Craig Robinson, Leslie Robinson, Avery Robinson, Marian Robinson, Akinyi Manners, Auma Obama, Maya Soetoro-Ng, Konrad Ng, Savita Ng, and Suhaila Ng.
  • President Obama is Sworn into Office
    Sonya N. Hebert
    inaugurations
    Washington, D.C.
    Justices
    First Family
    U.S. Capitol
    In this photograph taken by Sonya N. Herbert, Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr. of the Supreme Court administers the Oath of Office to President Barack Obama during the inaugural swearing-in ceremony at the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C. on January 21, 2013. First Lady Michelle Obama holds a Bible that belonged to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and the Lincoln Bible, which was used at President Obama’s 2009 inaugural ceremony. Daughters Malia and Sasha stand with their parents.
  • President Kennedy Hosts State Dinner for Ẓāhir Shāh of Afghanistan
    Robert L. Knudsen
    State Visit
    State Dinner
    Grand Staircase
    First Family
    Entrance Hall
    Head of State
    This photograph, taken by Robert L. Knudsen, shows President John F. Kennedy and his sister, Eunice Kennedy Shriver, near the foot of the Grand Staircase with King Ẓāhir Shāh of Afghanistan and his wife, Humaira Begum, during a State Dinner held in his honor on September 5, 1963. Originally planned for the Rose Garden, the dinner took place in the State Dining Room due to the possibility of inclement weather.
  • Reception Following Funeral for President John F. Kennedy
    Cecil Stoughton
    First Family
    Red Room
    State Floor
    funerals
    Head of State
    In this photograph, taken on November 25, 1963, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy and her brother-in-law Senator Edward Kennedy receive guests in the Red Room following the State Funeral for President John F. Kennedy. Here, Mrs. Kennedy shakes hands with Prince Georg Valdemar of Denmark. Also pictured among the distinguished guests are Danish Prime Minister Jens Otto Krag; Prince Jean of Luxembourg; Prince Moulay Abdallah of Morocco; U.S. Chief of Protocol Angier Biddle Duke; and Brig. Gen. Godfrey T. McHugh, Air Force aide to President Kennedy. Following his assassination in Dallas, Texas on November 22, 1963, Kennedy's body lay in state in the East Room of the White House and the United States Capitol Building prior to burial at Arlington National Cemetery three days later. A funeral service was held at St. Matthew's Cathedral in Washington, D.C.
  • First Lady Barbara Bush Hosts National Children's Tour
    Carol T. Powers
    pets
    initiatives
    Grand Staircase
    First Family
    Entrance Hall
    Congress
    State Floor
    In this photograph, taken on October 4, 1989, First Lady Barbara Bush speaks with Representative Joseph P. Kennedy II at the landing of the Grand Staircase as guests watch from the Entrance Hall during the National Children's Tour at the White House. The Bush family's springer spaniel, Millie, stands on the staircase. During the tour, Mrs. Bush was presented with gifts from nonprofit organizations including the Special Olympics. The Special Olympics were founded by Eunice Kennedy Shriver in 1968. Shriver was the sister of President John F. Kennedy and the aunt of Representative Joseph P. Kennedy II.
  • First Lady Barbara Bush Hosts National Children's Tour
    Carol T. Powers
    pets
    initiatives
    Congress
    First Family
    Grand Staircase
    State Floor
    In this photograph, taken on October 4, 1989, First Lady Barbara Bush receives a "Special Olympics" t-shirt from a young visitor during the National Children's Tour at the White House. Joining Mrs. Bush is Representative Joseph P. Kennedy II (D-Massachusetts), nephew of former President John F. Kennedy and Eunice Kennedy Shriver, founder of the Special Olympics. Eunice Kennedy Shriver founded the Special Olympics in honor of her mentally handicapped sister, Rosemary Kennedy. Also pictured in this photograph seated on the landing of the Grand Staircase is the Bush family's springer spaniel, Millie.
  • President and Mrs. Clinton with Eunice Kennedy Shriver at Special Olympics Dinner
    Ralph Alswang
    winter holidays
    receptions
    initiatives
    White House Guests
    First Family
    South Grounds
    South Lawn
    In this photograph, taken on December 17, 1998, Eunice Kennedy Shriver speaks during a White House dinner hosted on the South Grounds by President Bill Clinton and First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton in support of the 30th anniversary of the Special Olympics. Shriver, sister of former President John F. Kennedy, founded the Special Olympics to honor the legacy of their sister, Rosemary Kennedy. The entertainment portion of the dinner was hosted by actress and comedian Whoopi Goldberg and included performances of holiday favorites by popular performers including Jon Bon Jovi, Mary J. Blige, Sheryl Crow, Vanessa Williams, Run-D.M.C., Eric Clapton, Tracy Chapman, and John Popper.
  • Lynda and Lucinda Robb in Front of Decorated White House Fireplace
    Michael Geissinger
    mantels
    holiday
    First Family
    Christmas
    Yellow Oval Room
    Second Floor
    This photograph is of Lynda Bird Johnson Robb and her infant daughter Lucinda Robb in front of the Yellow Oval Room fireplace decorated with Christmas stockings. The photograph was part of a leather-bound album of 22 photos of President Johnson and family at the White House. The album was a gift from President Lyndon B. Johnson. The Yellow Oval Room is located on the Second Floor of the Executive Mansion.
  • President Johnson Listens to Recording from Capt. Charles S. Robb
    Jack E. Kightlinger
    technology
    West Wing
    Cabinet Room
    Vietnam War
    First Family
    In this photograph, taken by Jack E. Kightlinger on July 31, 1968, President Lyndon B. Johnson sits in the Cabinet Room listening to a recording sent by his son-in-law Capt. Charles S. Robb, who was deployed on active duty to Vietnam. The president is pictured hunched forward and facing downward, his forehead resting against his hand. On the far side of the room stands a bust depicting Johnson's predecessor, President John F. Kennedy.
  • Johnson Family Christmas Portrait
    Frank Wolfe
    Yellow Oval Room
    winter holidays
    Christmas
    Second Floor
    pets
    First Family
    In this photograph, taken by Frank Wolfe on December 24, 1968, President Lyndon B. Johnson poses with his growing family for a holiday portrait in the Yellow Oval Room. Seated from left: first daughter Luci Baines Johnson Nugent with her son Patrick Lyndon Nugent on her lap; First Lady Lady Bird Johnson; President Johnson with dog Yuki; and first daughter Lynda Bird Johnson Robb cradling infant daughter Lucinda Robb. The family's private Christmas tree is visible in the background. On the wall are paintings "The Forest" (left) and "House on the Marne" (right) by Post-Impressionist painter Paul Cézanne.
  • The Biden Family Walks to the White House
    Jerry Glaser
    inaugurations
    First Family
    Washington, D.C.
    In this photograph, President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. and First Lady Dr. Jill Biden walk with their family down Pennsylvania Avenue to the White House on January 20, 2021. U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers and Agents provided security in support of the 59th Presidential Inauguration in the greater Washington, D.C. area. President Biden took his Oath of Office to become the 46th President of the United States earlier in the day, in a scaled-down ceremony and celebration due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • President Trump Takes the Oath of Office
    Unknown
    inaugurations
    Washington, D.C.
    Justices
    First Family
    Congress
    U.S. Capitol
    This photograph of President-elect Donald Trump being sworn in as the president of the United States was taken on January 20, 2017. The oath was administered by Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts with First Lady Melania Trump holding the Bible. Also pictured are President and Mrs. Trump’s son Barron Trump, President Trump’s older children, Donald Trump, Jr. and Ivanka Trump, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.
  • The Biden Family Walks to the White House
    Jerry Glaser
    inaugurations
    First Family
    Washington, D.C.
    In this photograph, President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. and First Lady Dr. Jill Biden walk with their family down Pennsylvania Avenue to the White House on January 20, 2021. U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers and Agents provided security in support of the 59th Presidential Inauguration in the greater Washington, D.C. area. President Biden took his Oath of Office to become the 46th President of the United States earlier in the day, in a scaled-down ceremony and celebration due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Thanksgiving Day Pumpkin Pie Cook-Off at Prairie Chapel Ranch
    Eric Draper
    residence
    Thanksgiving
    Texas
    First Family
    food & drink
    In this photograph, taken by Eric Draper on November 24, 2005, first daughters Barbara and Jenna Bush present fresh-roasted pumpkin pies as President George W. Bush looks on with approval during a Thanksgiving Day pumpkin pie cook-off at the Prairie Chapel Ranch, the Bush family home near Crawford, Texas. Jenna Bush suggested the idea of a pumpkin pie challenge to chef Matthew Wendel, a friend of the family who cooked and assisted in household maintenance at Camp David and the Prairie Chapel Ranch. Also pictured seated in this photograph is Henry Hager, Jenna Bush's boyfriend. Bush and Hager were married at the Prairie Chapel Ranch in a private ceremony on May 10, 2008.
  • Thanksgiving Dinner at the Prairie Chapel Ranch
    Eric Draper
    Thanksgiving
    Texas
    First Family
    residence
    In this photograph, taken by Eric Draper on November 24, 2005, President George W. Bush enjoys Thanksgiving dinner with family and friends at the Prairie Chapel Ranch, his residence near Crawford, Texas. Here, the president, his mother and former First Lady Barbara Bush, his daughter Jenna Bush, Jenna's boyfriend Henry Hager, and other friends and family members applaud as chef Matthew Wendel and other staff members bring out a second serving of turkey and side dishes. Thanksgiving dinner at the Prairie Chapel Ranch was served family-style, and often featured traditional dishes with a modern twist such as turkey covered with peppered bacon, sweet and spicy mashed potatoes, and corn bread dressing.
  • Letitia Tyler Semple
    Unknown
    portrait
    first family
    This photograph is of a portrait of White House hostess Letitia Tyler Semple by Charles King. She temporarily served as White House hostess or first lady for a few months in 1844. During the Civil War she served as nurse in a Confederate hospital. Near the end of the war she opened a school, the Eclectic Institute, in Baltimore. This portrait is believed to have been painted by Charles King (possibly Charles Bird King) while Letitia Tyler Semple lived at the White House, posing on the South Portico as she looked over the South Grounds.
  • Martha Jefferson Randolph
    Unknown
    portrait
    first family
    This photograph is of a portrait of Martha Jefferson Randolph by painter Thomas Sully. Martha Jefferson Randolph was the eldest child of Thomas Jefferson and Martha Wayles Skelton Jefferson. She received her education in Philadelphia and Paris and was praised for her intellect. In 1790, she married Thomas Mann Randolph, a Virginia politician. She supported her father's career and also served as White House hostess or first lady when she lived in the White House in 1802-03 and 1805-06. The original oil on canvas portrait by Sully was painted in 1836.
  • Martha Johnson Patterson
    Unknown
    portrait
    first family
    This photograph is of an engraving of Martha Johnson Patterson who was the daughter of President Andrew Johnson and First Lady Eliza Johnson. With her mother citing poor health, Martha — and sometimes her sister Mary Johnson Stover — took the duties of White House hostess or first lady. During her tenure as hostess, Patterson used her $30,000 budget on improvements to the White House which had fallen into a state of disrepair. She purchased new wallpaper, slipcovers for old furniture, and muslin cloth to cover carpets during receptions. The original engraving was made in 1881 by J.C. Buttre.
  • Rose Cleveland
    Unknown
    portrait
    first family
    This photograph of Rose Cleveland was taken in 1910. Rose Cleveland was the younger sister of President Grover Cleveland. She was a devoted teacher and scholar before moving to the White House to act as first lady during her brother’s first term. She served in the role for just over a year, until Cleveland married the young, popular Frances Folsom on June 2, 1886. After their wedding, Rose left the White House and returned to academia. She died of the Spanish flu pandemic of 1918.
  • Mary Scott Harrison McKee
    Unknown
    portrait
    first family
    This photograph of Mary Scott Harrison McKee was taken between 1920 and 1930. Mary Scott Harrison McKee was the daughter of President Benjamin Harrison and First Lady Caroline Harrison. She was born in Indiana in 1858 and married James Mckee in 1884. The couple had two children who became national darlings when the McKee family moved to the White House upon Harrison’s election to the presidency in 1888. First Lady Caroline Harrison tragically died in 1892, so Mary assumed the role of White House hostess until the end of her father’s term. After leaving the White House, President Harrison and his children became estranged, caused by their dissatisfaction with his subsequent remarriage.
  • Margaret Woodrow Wilson
    Unknown
    portrait
    first family
    This photograph of Margaret Woodrow Wilson was taken in 1900. Margaret Woodrow Wilson was the eldest of President Woodrow Wilson’s three daughters, born in Georgia on April 16, 1886. In 1913, the Wilsons moved into the White House, but Margaret’s mother and first lady, Ellen Axson Wilson, passed away the next year. Margaret stepped in as White House hostess until her father married Edith Bolling Galt in 1915. Later in life, Margaret Wilson made a spiritual journey to India and lived in an ashram until her death in 1944.