White House

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used Gorham silver services during many administrations. Mary Todd Lincoln purchased an impressive tea and flatware service for use in the White House in 1859. The tea service was presented to the National Museum of American History in 1957. http: www.150.si.edu 150trav remember r215a.htm Mrs. Ulysses S. Grant asked Gorham to commemorate the country's one-hundredth anniversary with a spectacular Century Vase that contained over 2,000 ounces of sterling silver, and a grand "loving cup" composed of 70,000 dimes was designed for Admiral George Dewey in 1899. The largest single commission Gorham ever received was the famous Furber service. Ordered by Colonel Henry Jewett Furber, the president of Universal Life Insurance Company of New York, the opulent 740-piece service represents Victorian era dining at its most elaborate. The monumental silver and parcel-gilt "Neptune" epergne made for Furber as part of this service was displayed at the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition in 1876. A large portion of the service now can be viewed at the Rhode Island School of Design http: 208.249.124.198 museum_press_14.htm as part of its exhibit on American decorative arts. The George W. Bush family chose Gorham's Chantilly as the flatware service on Air Force One. WikiPedia:White House, Tennessee Dmoz:Regional North_America United_States Tennessee Localities W White_House


television campaign

'', and ''The School Library Journal'', as well as on CNN, CBS Showbuzz, NY1, CN8, and Fox Morning Atlanta. Perhaps Harris' best-known songs are his duets with Sandi Patty, "More than Wonderful" (1984) and "I've Just Seen Jesus" (1986). His song, "Mighty Spirit" was featured in a 1993 television campaign for the Points of Light Foundation (Points of Light Foundation & Volunteer Center National Network), headed by President George H. W. Bush; he performed the song for Bush and his wife Barbara (Barbara Bush (First Lady)) at the White House. His recording of "All Along the Way," WikiPedia:White House, Tennessee Dmoz:Regional North_America United_States Tennessee Localities W White_House


beauty fashion

of occurrence was commonplace among his faithful customers, which included Marilyn Monroe, Elizabeth Taylor, Jackie Kennedy, Lady Bird Johnson, Grace Kelly, Diana Ross,


sports writing

Woodrow Wilson was in office. She worked at the ''Washington Post'' until she went back to Philadelphia to become drama critic for the ''Philadelphia Public Ledger''. Hale also dabbled in sports writing, which was uncommon for women to do at the time. WikiPedia:White House, Tennessee Dmoz:Regional North_America United_States Tennessee Localities W White_House


story white

Residence, West Wing, East Wing, the Eisenhower Executive Office Building—the former State Department, which now houses offices for the President's staff and the Vice President—and Blair House, a guest residence. The Executive Residence is made up of six stories—the Ground Floor, State Floor, Second Floor, and Third Floor, as well as a two-story basement (White House basement). The term ''White House'' is often used as a metonym (Metonymy) for the Executive Office of the President


playing+title

: www.sportsgrid.com nfl president-obama-will-attend-super-bowl-xlv-if-the-bears-are-playing title President Obama Will Attend Super Bowl XLV… If The Bears Are Playing first Tyler last Reisinger Chicago ended up losing the NFC Championship game a few days later on January 23 to Green Bay 21–14. In a post-game locker-room speech by Green Bay Packers corner Charles Woodson he poked fun at the President's comment saying "The President don't want to come watch us at the Super Bowl, guess


historical art

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band performing

. and his band performing ''When the Saints Go Marching In''. Harry Connick, Jr. plays on a Steinway "Harry Connick, Jr. at the White House", ''White House Official Website'', February 21, 2010. Retrieved August 23, 2011. grand piano. (Concert recording from 2010). date 31 October 2008 accessdate 31 October 2008 The Associated Press, MSNBC, CNN, NPR, PBS (Public Broadcasting Service), and the majority of the Canadian press use "Moammar Gadhafi". The Library of Congress uses "Qaddafi, Muammar" as the primary name. ''The Edinburgh Middle East Report'' uses "Mu'ammar Qaddafi" and the U.S. Department of State (United States Department of State) uses "Mu'ammar Al-Qadhafi", although the White House chooses to use "Muammar el-Qaddafi". WikiPedia:White House, Tennessee Dmoz:Regional North_America United_States Tennessee Localities W White_House


annual white

for the U.S. President (President of the United States), who is the Commander-in-Chief of all U.S. military services under the U.S. Constitution (United States Constitution). The President has personally awarded the trophy on a number of occasions. During the 1980s, for instance, President Ronald Reagan presented the award in an annual White House ceremony. After years of Air Force dominance, in 1996, President Bill Clinton presented the trophy at Veterans Stadium after


time covering

a contract with ''Time (Time (magazine))'' covering the White House for the next 29 years. Halstead was one of six photographers who accompanied Richard Nixon to China in 1972. His photographs have appeared on 47 ''Time'' covers, more than any other photographer. During this period he also worked as a "Special Photographer" on films to produce photography used in advertising materials for the major studios. The films he worked on included, ''Goodfellas'', '' Memphis Belle

White House

The '''White House''' is the official residence and principal workplace of the President of the United States, located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW (Northwest, Washington, D.C.) in Washington, D.C. It has been the residence of every U.S. president since John Adams in 1800.

The house was designed by Irish-born James Hoban

In 1814, during the War of 1812, the mansion was set ablaze by the British Army in the Burning of Washington, destroying the interior and charring much of the exterior. Reconstruction began almost immediately, and President James Monroe moved into the partially reconstructed Executive Residence in October 1817. Construction continued with the addition of the South Portico in 1824 and the North in 1829.

Because of crowding within the executive mansion itself, President Theodore Roosevelt had all work offices relocated to the newly constructed West Wing in 1901. Eight years later, President William Howard Taft expanded the West Wing and created the first Oval Office which was eventually moved as the section was expanded. The third-floor attic was converted to living quarters in 1927 by augmenting the existing hip roof with long shed dormers. A newly constructed East Wing was used as a reception area for social events; Jefferson's colonnades connected the new wings.

East Wing alterations were completed in 1946, creating additional office space. By 1948, the house's load-bearing exterior walls and internal wood beams were found to be close to failure. Under Harry S. Truman, the interior rooms were completely dismantled and a new internal load-bearing steel frame constructed inside the walls. Once this work was completed, the interior rooms were rebuilt.

Today, the White House Complex includes the Executive Residence, West Wing, East Wing, the Eisenhower Executive Office Building—the former State Department, which now houses offices for the President's staff and the Vice President—and Blair House, a guest residence.

The Executive Residence is made up of six stories—the Ground Floor, State Floor, Second Floor, and Third Floor, as well as a two-story basement (White House basement). The term ''White House'' is often used as a metonym (Metonymy) for the Executive Office of the President of the United States and for the president's administration and advisers in general, as in "''The White House has decided that...."''. The property is a National Heritage Site (National Heritage Site (United States)) owned by the National Park Service and is part of the President's Park. In 2007, it was ranked second on the American Institute of Architects list of "America's Favorite Architecture".

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