History of Front Pages

 

Front Pages

I change the front page image for the White House Museum every month or so and archive the previous one. This page links to those archived front pages. I figure I will probably reuse these from time to time, so I wanted a kind of gallery for myself as well as for interested persons.

April 2014

East Wing Visitors Lobby, 2005

December 2013

The Reagans at Christmas in 1983.

February 2013

The sub-basement dig in 1950.

March 2012

The President's Study, around 1911, with William Howard Taft's personal effects. Today, the room is the Treaty Room.

December 2011

White House in snow, 2010

October/November 2011

Clinton third floor Music Room, circa 1997

August/September 2011

Eisenhower Monroe Room (Treaty Room), 1960

July 2011

Betty Ford in the Cabinet Room, 1977

July 2011

Eisenhower Monroe Room (Treaty Room), 1960

May 2011

President Obama walks thru the
West Wing with a gift, 2009

April 2011

Lincoln Bedroom

March 2011

Reagan Rose Garden

February 2011

Ground floor Center Hall fountain

January 2011

Seal of the President over the entrance to the West Wing. By Kyle Taylor.

October 2010

Halloween performance art for trick-or-treaters on the north lawn in 2009.

September 2010

The new Obama Oval Office in 2010

August 2010

Visitors in the East Wing Lobby in 2005

June 2010

Clinton third floor Music Room, circa 1997.

May 2010

West Sitting Hall, circa 1937.

April 2010

The Eisenhower China Room in 1958.

March 2010

JFK, Jr. in the Rose Garden, around 1962

February 2010

The Kitchen, around 1909

January 2010

Nixon's new Press Briefing Room in 1970

December 2009

President Obama walks thru the
West Wing with a gift, 2009

November 2009

The President's Study, around 1911, with William Howard Taft's personal effects. Today, the room is the Treaty Room.

October 2009

The Kennedy Master Bedroom in 1962: twin beds—one soft; one hard, for Jack's back—pushed together. One of the few good color photos of the Master Bedroom.

September 2009

Betty Ford and Happy Rockefeller in the Solarium in 1975.

August 2009

The McKinley Family Dining Room, circa 1900.

July 2009

A blueprint-style image of a scale drawing of the north face, done as part of the HABS project in 1992.

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June 2009

The bride and groom on the occasion of the wedding of Tricia Nixon and Ed Cox in the Rose Garden — June 12, 1971

May 2009

The president on the putting green in 2009 (White House photo - Pete Souza).

April 2009

The 1893 front door, with fantastic Tiffany windows.

March 2009

Seal of the President over the entrance to the West Wing. By Kyle Taylor.

February 2009

Barack Obama enters the Oval Office on the morning after his inauguration in 2009.

January 2009

The Eisenhower China Room in 1958.

December 2008

The Reagan Green Room in 1982.

November 2008

The Kennedy Blue Room in 1962. One of my favorite photos.

October 2008

Doorway to the Green Room from the East Room by TJ Powell.

September 2008

Visitors in the East Wing Lobby in 2005

August 2008

Theodore Roosevelt in the new Temporary Executive Office Building, circa 1904.

July 2008

West Sitting Hall, circa 1937.

June 2008

President Reagan with VP Bush in 1988 on the Oval Office Patio. (Reagan Library)

May 2008

Andrew Johnson's East Room, circa 1869.

April 2008

Ike with guests in the Family Theater in 1958.

March 2008

The Reagan Green Room in 1982.

February 2008

Harry Truman is sworn in as president in 1945 in the Cabinet Room with wife Bess and daughter Margaret by his side.

January 2007

A blueprint-style image of a scale drawing of the south face, done as part of the HABS project in 1992.

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December 2007

Some of the 80,000 castings of the White House prepared for the official 2005 Christmas ornaments by Design Formations.

November 2007

Capital of the South Portico

October 2007

The McKinley Family Dining Room, circa 1900.

September 2007

Nixon's new Press Briefing Room in 1970

August 2007

Ike's Oval Office, with basically the same decor as Truman left.

July 2007

Lady Bird Johnson passed away July 11. I put this up mid-day, July 12.

July 2007

The Lincoln Bedroom, with a recreation of the original crown over it and new Victorian-style wallpaper and carpeting to better reflect the era of Abraham Lincoln.

June 2007

First Daughter Alice Roosevelt, around the time of her wedding, circa 1906

May 2007

Tulips in the Rose Garden in 1988.

April 2007

The Kennedy Master Bedroom in 1962: twin beds—one soft; one hard, for Jack's back—pushed together. One of the few good color photos of the Master Bedroom.

March 2007

The Oval Office in 1981: Ronald Reagan's office with Jerry Ford's rug and Jimmy Carter's candy-striped sofas.

February 2007

The White House north lawn in a fresh blanket of snow, around 2003.

January 2007

Gerald Ford died on 12/27, and I put this up in the wee hours before going to bed, along with a blog post.

December 2006

The North Portico at Christmastime. This is a tourist photo, but one of the best I've seen, especially of the White House in winter. Permission to use it was graciously given by Keith Stanley of kestan.com, where you can even get a print of the image.

November 2006

TR's Red Room by McKim, Meade, and White in 1904, a hand-tinted photo by the wonderful Frances Benjamin Johnston.

October 2006

The 1893 front door, with fantastic Tiffany windows.

September 2006

Betty Ford and Happy Rockefeller in the Solarium in 1975.

August 2006

The old indoor Swimming Pool in 1948.

July 2006

The Kennedy Blue Room in 1962. One of my favorite photos.