World War II Photo of White House South Lawn

Here’s a photo we dug up at the Library of Congress, and it’s labeled as 1944 during the Easter Monday egg roll.

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Children and parents on lawn of the White House for Easter Monday egg roll
Children and parents on lawn of the White House for Easter Monday egg roll

Source: Library of Congress

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Tom founded Ghosts of DC on January 4th, 2012 as a blog to uncover the lost and untold history of Washington, D.C. He has lived in the city for over a decade and loves exploring every corner of the District.

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