Tune in this week as I dive into the history of the most iconic house in the United States: the presidential mansion, also known as The White House.
The residence and workplace of the nation's chief executive, the White House has been known by many names and has some illustrious history. And though it is iconic, it mirrors our history in that its past is a bit complicated.
So grab your coffee and hang out as I dive into the history of the White House.
Sources Used This Episode:
Arnebeck, Bob. “Smallpox in the City and the Hired Slaves.” December 29, 2015. (LINK)
History, Art & Archives, U.S. House of Representatives, “The First Bank of the United States,”(LINK). (June 06, 2021)
Kennedy, Lesley. “6 Things You May Not Know About The White House.” History.com December 6, 2020. (LINK)
Mann, Lina. “Building The White House.” The White House Historical Association. January 3, 2020. (LINK)
National Park Service, “Summer 1814: Dolley Madison saves Washington’s portrait, with some help,” (LINK)
Rhodes, Jesse. Meet Edith and Fanny: Thomas Jefferson’s Enslaved Master Chefs. Smithsonian Magazine. July 9, 2012. Access June 7, 2021. (LINK)
“Slavery at the White House: Five Untold Stories.” YouTube. White House Historical Association. Uploaded May 7, 2020. (LINK)
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