John F. Kennedy, Jr. sits in the pilot’s seat of the Presidential helicopter during a weekend trip to Camp David in Frederick County, Maryland.
Photo Credit: Robert Knudsen/JFK Library. View more here: http://www.jfklibrary.org/Asset-Viewer/Archives/JFKWHP-1963-03-31-A.aspx
My Dad, POTUS
In the spring of 1959, the Women’s National Press Club held a luncheon at the White House honoring children of U.S. Presidents.
Among the attendees were children of Grover Cleveland, Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, Woodrow Wilson, Calvin Coolidge, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Dwight D. Eisenhower.
Photo: Mamie Eisenhower with a group of children of U.S Presidents at the White House. L to R: front row— Mrs. Alice Roosevelt Longworth, daughter of Theodore Roosevelt; Mrs. Helen Taft Manning, daughter of William Howard Taft; Mrs. Marion Cleveland Amen, daughter of Grover Cleveland; Mamie Eisenhower. Back row — John Eisenhower, son of Dwight Eisenhower; John Coolidge, son of Calvin Coolidge; James Roosevelt, son of Franklin D. Roosevelt; Mrs. Eleanor Wilson McAdoo, daughter of Woodrow Wilson; and Richard Folsom Cleveland, son of Grover Cleveland. April 30, 1959.
-from the Eisenhower Library
Anna Roosevelt, German Shepard “Chief of the Mohawk,” and Franklin Roosevelt at the seventh annual dog show of the Washington Kennel Club, 1920.
In addition to working in public relations and journalism, Anna served as an aide to her father, accompanying him to the Yalta Conference in 1945. During JFK’s administration, Anna served on both the Citizen’s Advisory Council on the Status of Women and the President’s Commission for the Observance of Human Rights.
Image description: Last night President Barack Obama, daughters Sasha and Malia, First Lady Michelle Obama, and Marian Robinson lit the National Christmas Tree during a ceremony on the Ellipse in Washington, DC.
Photos by Chuck Kennedy and Lawrence Jackson, the White House
DIY Decorations for the White House
“Handmade and Folksy” was the chosen theme for Christmas at the White House in 1975. In order to get their DIY decorations ready, Betty Ford and daughter Susan made tree ornaments in the White House Solarium.
Here they are at crafty work on November 10, 1975.
Two for Tuesday - First Family Twins
Can you say awwww twice?
Left, Lucinda and Catherine Robb, LBJ’s granddaughters, are greeted by Betty Ford at the dedication of the Lyndon B. Johnson Memorial Grove in Lady Bird Johnson Park, Washington, DC. September 27, 1974.
Right, Jenna and Barbara Bush with their parents, Laura and George. Circa 1981.