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#19 - First Ladies: Taft, Coolidge, and Hoover

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Three signed photos: a 7.25 x 10 Harris and Ewing photo of Helen Taft, presented to one of the most prominent backstairs White House staffers ever, First Maid Maggie Rogers, signed in black ink and housed in its original 8.5 x 11.25 frame; a matte-finish 6.5 x 10 Harris and Ewing portrait of Grace Coolidge, signed and inscribed to White House maid Maggie Rogers, “To faithful Maggie, with all good wishes, Grace Coolidge,” and housed in its original 7.5 x 11 frame; and a matte-finish 10 x 14 full-length Underwood and Underwood photo of Lou Henry Hoover, signed and inscribed to White House maid Maggie Rogers, “To Maggie, with most cordial greetings, Lou Henry Hoover. Photo is housed in its original 13.5 x 17 frame. All frames were furnished to Mrs. Rogers by the internal White House’s carpenters office. In overall fine condition. As the White House’s First Maid, Maggie Rogers, mother of Lillian Rogers Parks, was kept close at hand by all the first ladies she served. Maggie Rogers and her daughter Lillian served an astonishing combined 60 plus years at the White House.


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