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Visitors participate in the Easter Egg Roll on grounds of the White House in 1889.
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Children jump rope on the White House lawn during the annual Easter Egg Roll in 1898.
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A group of children pose after the White House Easter Egg Roll on April 17, 1922.
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A young boy displays the prize basket he won at the annual Easter Egg Roll at the White House on April 12, 1923.
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President Coolidge waves to children gathered in the White House grounds for the annual Easter Egg Roll on April 18, 1927.
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First lady Grace Coolidge displays her pet raccoon Rebecca to children gathered on the White House grounds for the Easter Egg Roll on April 18, 1927.
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President Richard Nixon's daughter Tricia signs autographs at the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on April 12, 1971.
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President Jimmy Carter, with grandson Jason on his shoulders, arrives for the annual Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House on April 11, 1977.
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First lady Nancy Reagan leads a group of cartoon characters to the South Lawn of the White House for the annual Easter Egg Roll on April 20, 1981.
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U.S. Vice President George H. W. Bush is greeted by cartoon characters at the start of the annual Easter Egg Roll at the White House on April 8, 1985.
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Vice President and Mrs. Barbara Bush watch as a young child starts the annual White House Easter Egg roll on April 20, 1987.
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First lady Hillary Rodham Clinton laughs as President Clinton shows off his Easter Egg tie during the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on April 8, 1996.
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With the White House in the background, participants in the White House Easter Egg Roll move Easter eggs down the lawn on March 31, 1997.
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Visitors take part in the annual Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House on April 24, 2000.
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President Bush blows the whistle to kick off the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on April 1, 2002.
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Children in rain ponchos brave the pouring rain to take part in the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on March 28, 2005.
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President Bush hugs a person dressed as the Easter bunny at the start of the annual Easter Egg Roll on March 24, 2008.
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President Barack Obama jokingly acts like he is speaking in the ear of the Easter Bunny after his microphone failed to work as he attended the White House Easter Egg Roll on April 13, 2009.
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President Barack Obama cheers on children before blowing the whistle to start the White House Easter Egg Roll on April 13, 2009.
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President Barack Obama does pushups during the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on April 9, 2012.
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