Garden Parties at the White House

#OTD  It was on this day in 1922 that Pres. Harding's voice was heard on the radio.

Just the year before, Pres. Harding and his wife had opened the grounds to the White House. The Harding enjoyed throwing garden parties; especially for veterans.

During one event in the garden, in October 1921, Marie Curie visited the garden at the White House. She presented Pres. Harding with one gram of radium worth half a million Swedish kroner.
 


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