The White House

Engraving of the Capitol after it was burned in August 1814

Below are two amazing engravings of the President's House and the Capitol Building following the Burning of Washington on August 24, 1814. The engravings...

South portico of the White House as seen through entrance from East Executive Ave., N.W.

This is an excellent view of the White House's South Portico. Make sure you click on the image for a much larger version. Source: Library...

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

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

Times sure were different. You're never going to see something like this again, but at the time, the White House was fairly accessible. The...

How cool is this old photo? Check out the White House as it looked in the late 19th century. It appears to be a...

Whoa. This one is amazing. James Buchanan was the president when this photo was taken -- unless it was early that year, then it...

White House stables in 1857

Have you ever seen a photo of the White House stables? We haven't actually come across one until we found this at the Library...

The White House at night

Check out this great old photograph from 1907. It shows the North Portico of the White House after a winter snow on February 18th,...

Army Officers at New Year reception, [Washington, D.C.], 1/1/25

Happy New Year! I hope 2014 is a great year for you and all GoDCers ... while you recover from whatever you did last...

Jubilant crowd on V-J day dancing on the White House lawn

What a terrific scene, the likes of which most of us don't understand. August 14th, 1945 was Victory of Japan day and the final...

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