Here are some photos of how various presidential administrations celebrated Halloween.
Halloween in the White House
- Delegation of Native Americans at the White House — Delegation of Indians on White House grounds during the Civil War. Share the History Love... [...]
- First Lady Bush honoring firefighters who died during 9/11 — First Lady Laura Bush and Libby Pataki, wife of New York Governor George Pataki, place sunflowers at a memorial at Battalion 9 Firehouse in New York City on Sept. 25, 2001, honoring the firefighters who died at the World Trade Center. Share the History Love... [...]
- Patron sleeping at the bar, 1947 — A patron of “Sammy’s Bowery Follies,” a downtown bar, sleeping at his table while the resident cat laps at his beer in December 1947. Share the History Love... [...]
- Policeman in Lafayette Park, 1866 — Policeman stands in front of the Andrew Jackson statue in Lafayette Park in 1866. The steeple of St. John’s Church is visible behind the statue. Share the History Love... [...]
- Union condemning child labor during a Labor Day parade, 1913 — International Ladies Garment Workers Union [also possibly suffragists] condemning child labor with signs stating “We condemn child labor” while marching in a 1913 Labor Day parade. Share the History Love... [...]