At the age of 21, Frances Cleveland (1864-1947) was the youngest first lady. She was also the only president’s wife to marry and give birth in the White House. Before their marriage, Grover Cleveland’s sister Rose Elizabeth Cleveland acted as the White House hostess.
Youngest First Lady
- First female jury in Los Angeles, 1911 — Photo shows the first all-woman jury in Los Angeles, California who acquitted the editor of the Watts News of printing indecent language on Nov. 2, 1911. Share the History Love... [...]
- Woman standing on soldier’s rock on Madeline Island, 1907 — Woman standing on soldier’s rock on Madeline Island in Wisconsin, 1907. Share the History Love... [...]
- Keith O’Brien Company dry goods store, 1908 — Large group of people looking at and selling merchandise at the Keith O’Brien Company dry goods store in Salt Lake City on March 24, 1908. Share the History Love... [...]
- Alexander Milliner: Washington’s favorite drummer boy — Alexander Milliner enlisted as a drummer boy who served in Gen. Washington’s Life Guard unit. He was reportedly a favorite of Washington’s, often playing at his personal request. He was present at the battles of Brandywine, Monmouth – where he was shot in the thigh after a bullet passed through his drum – Saratoga, White Plains, [...]
- Gutzon Borglum plants a flag at the top of Mount Rushmore, 1925 — Gutzon Borglum plants a U.S. Flag at the top of Mount Rushmore, October 1, 1925. He is accompanied by Jesse Giles (middle) and Ray Sanders (right). Share the History Love... [...]