White House Entertaining (page 3 of 4)

The First Ladies at the Smithsonian

White House Entertaining (page 3 of 4)

Truman china grouping

The Truman state china was banded in celadon green to match the walls of the state dining room. The service was designed and manufactured by Lenox.

Eisenhower charger plate

Mamie Eisenhower ordered service plates from Castleton China for use with the Truman state china service.

Eisenhower fish fork; salad fork; soup spoon; cocktail fork; dinner knife; dinner fork, fish knife

This gold-plated flatware made by S. Kirk & Son was used by the Eisenhowers. Frances Cleveland selected the pattern in the 1890s.

Eisenhower White House entertainment program 1/29/1957

This program is from a 1957 musicale at the Eisenhower White House that featured selections from Gilbert and Sullivan and Rodgers and Hammerstein.