Here are some photos of how various presidential administrations celebrated Halloween.
Halloween in the White House
- Signing of the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, 1963 — Share the History Love... President Kennedy signing the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty on October 7, 1963 in the Treaty Room of the White House. L-R: William Hopkins, Sen. Mike Mansfield, John J. McCloy, Adrian S. Fisher, Sen. John Pastore, W. Averell Harriman, Sen. George Smathers, Sen. J.W. Fulbright, Sec. of State Dean Rusk, Sen. George Aiken, [...]
- Slavic family at Ellis Island — Share the History Love... Slavic woman and children in traditional clothing at Ellis Island. Share the History Love... [...]
- Charlie Chaplin holding a doll of himself, 1918 — Share the History Love... Charlie Chaplin holding a doll version of his popular film character, ca. 1918. Share the History Love... [...]
- Coolidge witnessing an eclipse, 1923 — Share the History Love... President and Mrs. Coolidge with their dog Rob Roy venture out in the early morning, despite freezing temps, to see the solar eclipse on January 24, 1925, seen from the lawn of the White House. This wasn’t the only eclipse while President Calvin Coolidge was in office. Another eclipse happened earlier in [...]
- Female snake charmer, 1935 — Share the History Love... A female snake charmer with the Cole Brothers Circus, watched by two children in 1935. Share the History Love... [...]