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The White House Easter Egg Roll
A South Lawn Tradition Since 1878
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Welcome to Easter Monday at the White House!
vintage site has been designed for those intrigued by the White House
Easter egg roll. Here YOU can discover Easter Monday's HISTORY,
ROLL through the VINTAGE EGG MUSEUM,
and read about the unique children's BOOK
- the first children's book published by the White House Historical
Above Left: First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, daughter Mrs. Anna Dall and granddaughter six-year-old Sissie mingle among the 1933 crowd.
THE EGG ROLLS
Hum ... dogs, hum ... 1933, hum.......
Ready for another question? This one is a toughie!
Isn't history fun? Hum, let's see - Vice President, hum ......., 1941, hum
......... , wives of vice president of the United States, hum......
Rabbit's FOOTnote: Researchers, we started our search at
www.vicepresidents.com where we located a listing of Vice Presidents and their wives.
Next it was on to www.google.com. By typing in "Ilo wife Henry Wallace vice president United
States" a number of sites appeared. (Our favorite site was "Rogers on
Henry Wallace.") Along the way do you know what we found out? Henry A.
Wallace's dad was Henry Cantwell Wallace. He too served as a Vice President of
the United States. Yes it's true. Henry C. was Vice President under Presidents
Warren G. Harding and Calvin Coolidge. Students let us know if you impress a
teacher with this bit of history! Don't forget you can read more about it
at your local library!
While this site deals with the HISTORY of Easter Monday at the White House, you may want to keep up with future White House egg roll information. The EGG LINKS page will direct you to OFFICIAL information regarding a variety of related topics. Please note that official information is often not available until ONE WEEK PRIOR to Easter Monday.
We hope you enjoy a look back at this special presidential
event. Questions, suggestions, and 'egg sightings' of unusual White House eggs are
welcomed. Just email your ideas and discoveries to email@example.com.
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