Jimmy Carter and family celebrate Christmas at home in Plains, Georgia. 12/25/1978.
-from the Carter Library
Photo Gallery: Presidents as Fathers
In honor of all the awesome dads out there, a Presidential Father’s Day gallery from the White House blog.
Happy Father’s Day!
Pictured, John F. Kennedy claps as his children, Caroline and John, Jr. dance in the Oval Office. 10/10/62
While we may think of them as First Ladies, their kids know them as “mom.” In celebration of Mother’s Day this weekend, we’ve combed the archives for family photos of First Ladies with their children. It’s our way of saying thank you to all the moms out there for…well, everything!
Up first, Eleanor Roosevelt and her daughter Anna. 1906.
Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt were married on St. Patrick’s Day in 1905 in New York City. The wedding took place at the home of Eleanor’s aunt, Mrs. Henry Parrish Jr. The bride was given away by her uncle, President Theodore Roosevelt.
The newlyweds took their honeymoon over the summer and visited England, France, Germany, Italy, Scotland and Switzerland.
Here, Eleanor wears her wedding dress in a portrait from 1/20/05.
Bess W. Truman’s paternal grandmother, Virginia Willock Wallace. Mrs. Wallace was an excellent seamstress, and often made dresses for Bess.
This photo is part of an exhibit that opens today at the Truman Library in Independence, Missouri - Tracing the Trumans: An American Story.