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Strohmeyer & Wyman The East Room of the White House arranged for the State Dinner to Prince Henry

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06449.20 Author/Creator: Strohmeyer & Wyman Place Written: Washington D.C. Type: Photograph Date: 1902/02/24 Pagination: Stereoview. An explanation appears on the back. Publisher's number 8174.

Summary of Content: Lighted chandeliers, lavishly decorated tables, and garland-draped pillars and ceilings in the empty East Room.

Background Information: with

People: Strohmeyer & Wyman
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: Progressive EraPresidentWhite HouseEntertaining and Hospitality

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