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The White House Neighborhood and the War Unseen (# 33)

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Paperback

SKU 812 | Size 140 pages. 8½" x 11


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The third in a series focusing on the President's Neighborhood, this issue of White House History looks at the era of the Mexican-American War in Washington through a complete transcription of the diary of Elizabeth Dixon, wife of Congressman James Dixon. The issue also includes articles on a statue of Thomas Jefferson, a portrait of the conquistador Cortés, the furnishings of President and Mrs. Polk's Nashville mansion, and a selection of early daguerreotypes of the capital city taken during the war.

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Awards:

Communicator Award: Excellence, Copy/Writing

Communicator Award: Distinction, Overall Design

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