Sunday, April 4, 2010

Egg rolls over the years

Rolling eggs about the White House lawn is a time-honored Eastertime event, depicted below in photos, available at the American Memory website of the Library of Congress, and video.

(credit for photo of 1st Lady Grace Coolidge showing off her pet raccoon, Rebecca, to children at 1927 White House egg roll; credit for 1940 photo by Barbara Wright of 1st Lady Eleanor Roosevelt with children at south entrance of White House; credit for undated photo by Theodor Horydczak of White House south lawn during egg roll; credit for White House video of highlights from the Obama-hosted 2009 event)

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