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Melanie Nepsa-Goss
Melanie Nepsa-Goss • 1 year ago

The White House taken by John Plumbe, Jr. in 1846. The 11th President of the United States , James K. Polk, was the building’s occupant, having succeeded President John Tyler just the year prior.

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Earliest known photograph of the White House is a daguerreotype taken by John Plumbe, Jr. in 1846. The President of the United States was James K. Polk and, of course, the building was simply the "Executive Mansion" and there is no balcony within the portico.

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On November 1, 1800, U.S. President John Adams and his wife Abigail move into the White House, the first president to officially take residence. (Here’s an interior Fade 89 years later.)

President Lincoln in his White House office, 1864

#11: James Knox Polk (1795-1849) was the 11th President of the United States (1845–1849). The Polk service decoration was the first time red, white and blue colors were ever used on official white house state dinner china. includes, on the border of most pieces, a polychrome shield of the United States behind the national motto on a floating ribbon/banner. (9.5" dinner plate)

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October 27, 1975: President Gerald Ford and First Lady Betty Ford pause on the dance floor at a White House state dinner in honor of Egyptian President and Mrs. Anwar Sadat.

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President Jimmy Carter, 39th President of the United States (1977–1981) and First Lady Rosalynn Carter. Rosalynn Carter first dated Jimmy in 1945 while he was serving at the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis. On July 7, 1946, they married in Plains, GA.