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Holidays at the White House

When you enter the White House through the East Wing, you are greeted by the first of threeretrospective holiday trees; it stands in the East Garden Room, and isdecorated with angel ornaments that were crafted by American artisans for the Clinton's firstholiday at the White House in 1993.

In the East Foyer is the 1994 holiday tree, trimmed with ornamentsrepresenting the "Twelve Days of Christmas" as interpreted by American art and design schoolstudents, as well as the National Society of Tole and Decorative Painters.

Mrs. Clinton in the East RoomAlso in the East Foyer , is the retrospective exhibit of White HouseChristmas cards dating back to the Eisenhower Administration. Showcased here, "White HouseNocturne 1997, South Lawn," by local artist, Kay Jackson; it is the original painting from whichthe official 1997 card was created.

The White House Library is the site of the tree which honors holiday1995 and 1996. The tree is decorated with a mixture of ornaments from architects andarchitecture students that reflect the theme " Twas the Night Before Christmas," and ornamentscreated by woodworkers and ballet companies in the theme of "The Nutcracker."

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