White House profile : a social history of the White House, its occupants and its festivities /

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Main Author: Furman, Bess, 1894-1969.
Corporate Author: Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Indianapolis ; New York : Bobbs-Merrill Co., ©1951.
Edition:1st ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • Off to a good start ... John Adams
  • Master of the Mansion ... Jefferson
  • The one and only Dolley ... Madison
  • On a footing of form and ceremony ... Monroe, John Quincy Adams
  • The people take over ... Jackson
  • Gallant politicians and young hostesses ... Van Buren, William Henry Harrison, Tyler
  • The hard-working polks
  • Languishing ladies and Miss Lane ... Taylor, Fillmore, Pierce, Buchanan
  • Saddest of them all ... Lincoln
  • Man of courage ... Johnson
  • Bigger place for the new woman ... Grant, Hayes, Garfield
  • Era of elegance ... Arthur, Cleveland
  • Not so gay nineties ... Benjamin Harrison, Cleveland, McKinley
  • Square deal and square peg ... Theodore Roosevelt, Taft
  • a war won and a league lost ... Wilson
  • Era of illusion ... Harding, Coolidge, Hoover
  • New deal and World War II ... Franklin Delano Roosevelt
  • New Mansion in the old mold ... Truman.