Photoshoot for the Cover of the First White House Guidebook
Robert F. Sisson
Why is there a firetruck in front of the White House? It is there to help photographer George F. Mobley get the perfect picture for the cover of the White House guidebook before its debut in June 1962.
Show off your green thumb with this background of the White House Kitchen Garden. Did you know that the White House Kitchen Garden supplies almost 2000 pounds of produce to White House Kitchen and any food not used by the White House is donated to charity?
Take a stroll through the White House Rose Garden with this photograph from April 1972. Did you know the Rose Garden used to be a vegetable garden? For most of the 19th century, the west side of the South Grounds was used for growing produce.
Since helicopters were added as an official mode of transportation in 1957, members of the armed services have stood ready to convey the president by helicopter at a moment's notice. Now Marine One is ready for you, as a wallpaper background.
Deliver meetings from in front of America's most famous residence with this background by the White House Historical Association. This aerial photograph by George F. Mobley presents a north view of the White House, the American flag on top blowing in the wind.