Exterior Photos of Truman Reconstruction of White House

Truman Reconstruction of the White House between 1949 and 1952. See exterior photos of the renovation project

We posted the interior photos yesterday, and today we’re posting the exterior ones.

Southwest View of the North Portico

Southwest View of the North Portico of the White House during the Renovation - June 5th, 1951
Southwest View of the North Portico of the White House during the Renovation – June 5th, 1951

New Steps of the South Portico

New Steps of the South Portico Being Erected during the White House Renovation - January 4th, 1942
New Steps of the South Portico Being Erected during the White House Renovation – January 4th, 1942

View of the Northeast Corner

View of the Northeast Corner of the White House during the Renovation - November 6th, 1950
View of the Northeast Corner of the White House during the Renovation – November 6th, 1950

Removing Debris from the Renovation

Removing Debris from the Renovation of the White House - February 27th, 1950
Removing Debris from the Renovation of the White House – February 27th, 1950

View of the South Portico

View of the South Portico of the White House - February 16th, 1952
View of the South Portico of the White House – February 16th, 1952

Source: U.S. National Archives

 

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