A Portrait of White House Residence Staff

A Portrait of White House Residence Staff

Today, a household staff of approximately 100 full-time domestic and maintenance employees–including butlers, maids, engineers, housemen, chefs, electricians, florists, ushers, doormen, carpenters, and plumbers–work together under one roof to operate, maintain, and preserve the 132-room residence.

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The Coolidges and Baseball

The Coolidges and Baseball

President Calvin and First Lady Grace Coolidge occupied the White House at a time when the Washington Senators enjoyed unprecedented success, winning American League championships in 1924 and 1925 and the World Series in 1924. Of the two, Grace Coolidge was by far the more knowledgeable and enthusiastic fan.

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