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Hoover 1929-1932  |  Johnson 1964-1968  |  Nixon 1969-1974  |  Ford 1975-1976  |  
Carter 1977-1980
  |  Reagan 1981-1988  |  Bush 1989-1992  |  Clinton 1993-2000  |  Bush 2001-Present


Categories of White House eggs: 

  • "Official" denotes the official White House egg colors. 
  • "Limited Official"  denotes an egg color reproduced in fewer numbers for purposes designated by the White House.
  • "Second colors" identifies secondary (unofficial) and test colors produced by Allen-Rogers, Ltd. These 'seconds' were often sold at the company's outlet store or used for demonstration purposes.
  • "Second colors reported" refers to unique egg color sightings discovered by collectors.
  • "Commemorative" denotes the official "commemorative" White House eggs.   

    The types of White House eggs include: real(1977), plastic (1980, 1982), wooden (1981 - present), commemorative wooden w/stars (1996-2000), and commemorative wooden wo/stars (2002 - present).


1929 - 1932  Herbert and Lou Hoover
March 4, 1929 - March 4, 1932

1931, April 6. Attendance: Unknown.
INVITATION: To a private children's party for grandchildren Peggy Ann, Peter and Joan.
 
Detail: Text and presidential seal imprinted in gold. Heavy cream card stock.
Dimensions: 3 7/8"Hx4 11/16"W.

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1964 - 1968  Lyndon and Lady Bird Johnson
November 22, 1963 - January 20, 1969

1968, April 15. Attendance: Unknown.
"Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts passed out  pamphlets at the gates with greetings from the First Lady. 'We hope that you will enjoy being on the South Lawn and that it will be a happy day ... The President joins me in wishing you well this Easter Monday,' her message read." "The pamphlet also carried a history of the egg roll and hints on how to hard cook and color eggs and what to do with eggs for tasty dishes after the egg roll." 

"A chocolate Easter bunny five-feet tall, stood on the lawn near the south door of the White House, enclosed by a White picket  fence. It was the second bunny to preside there, for just before 11 a.m., White House aides cut up the first chocolate rabbit and gave it in little baskets to the children."

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1969 - 1974  Richard and Pat Nixon
January 20, 1969 - August 9, 1974

1969, April 7. Attendance: Unknown.
HOSTS: First Lady Pat Nixon and daughter Tricia "made two brief appearances on the White House balcony. The first time they just waved but the second time Mrs. Nixon took a microphone to wish everyone a Happy Easter, and urge them to tour the White House." President Nixon was at the Senator-Yankees baseball game at Kenndy Stadium tossing out the first ball.
BUNNY HOST: The White House Easter Bunny.
MILESTONE (White House Bunny): An 'official' White House Easter Bunny emerges on the South Lawn to greet the egg rollers. The ultimate souvenir of the day, cameras are clicking as parents capture their child posing with the Bunny!

1970, March 30. Attendance: Unknown but thought to be smaller than previous year. 
HOST: The White House Easter Bunny.
SIGHTING: Easter Bunny photographed greeting Presidential assistant Pat Moynihan.
MILESTONE (Souvenir Certificate of Participation): Handed out to children at they entered the grounds.
SOUVENIR CERTIFICATE OF PARTICIPATION: 8"Hx5"W. Yellow card stock w/green design and text imprint. "Certificate of Participation in the EASTER EGG ROLL on THE SOUTH LAWN of The White House Monday, March 30, 1970. Fascimile signature of Patricia Nixon.

1971, April 12. Attendance: 11,422.
HOST: First Daughter Tricia Nixon accompanied by the White House Easter Bunny.
SOUVENIR CERTIFICATE OF PARTICIPATION: Yes.

1972, April 3. Attendance: 9,506.
HOST: First Daughter Tricia Nixon Cox accompanied by the White House Easter Bunny.
SOUVENIR CERTIFICATE OF PARTICIPATION: 9"Hx6 1/2"W. Pink card stock w/red design and text imprint. "Certificate of Participation. The President joins me in extending our best wishes to you for participating in the Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House. Monday, April 12, 1971." Fascimile signature of Patricia Nixon.

1973, April 23. Attendance: 13,000.
HOST: The White House Easter Bunny. The First Family spent the holiday weekend in Key Biscayne, FL.
SOUVENIR CERTIFICATE OF PARTICIPATION: Yes.

1974, April 15. Attendance: 18,320.
HOST: First Daughter Julie Eisenhower accompanied by The White House Easter Bunny.
MILESTONE (Egg-rolling races): "Egg rollers to your starting marks!" Julie Eisenhower supervised the inauguration of 'official' egg-roll races.
SOUVENIR CERTIFICATE OF PARTICIPATION: 10"Hx6 1/2W. Heavy lavendar card stock w/purple and red design and text imprint. "Certificate of Participation. The President and I are happy to welcome you to the Annual Easter Egg Roll and we extend our best wishes for a most enjoyable day. Fascimile signature of Patricia Nixon. THE WHITE HOUSE Monday, April 15, 1974.
SOUVENIR PENS: "...the best decorated eggs won prizes - a ball-point pen with President Nixon's facsimile signature."

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1975 - 1976  Gerald and Betty Ford
August 9, 1974 - January 20, 1977

1975, March 31. Attendance: 10,230. 
HOST: The White House Easter Bunny.
MILESTONE (Egg-roll race Eggs): Plastic eggs replaced real eggs in egg-roll races.
SOUVENIR PENCILS: "...Youngsters who got into a supervised plasted egg rolling contest won red, white, and blue pencils with '38th President Gerald Ford" printed on them."
SOUVENIR WELCOME SHEET: 10 1/2"Hx7 1/2"W. "A History of the Easter Egg Roll." Heavy salmon-colored card stock w/green design and text imprint. Fascimile signature of Betty Ford. Monday, March 31, 1975.

1976, April 19. Attendance: 8,814. 
HOSTS: President Gerald Ford and First Lady Betty Ford.
MILESTONE (Presidential Appeareance) REINSTATED: Not since the Eisenhower administration had a President visted the egg roll. Walking from the Oval Office to the South Lawn, the impact of the First Couple's appearance was immediate. Attempts to tour the egg decorating area were met with scores of excited egg rollers and adults alike. Heading back to the Oval Office the buzz of the 10-minute appearance rejuvenated the presidential tie to the event.
SOUVENIR WELCOME SHEET: ?

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1977 - 1980  Jimmy and Rosalyn Carter
January 20, 1977 - January 20, 1981

1977, April 11. Attendance: 15,347.
HOSTS: President Jimmy Carter, First Lady Rosalynn Carter, and First Daughter Amy Carter, 9.
MILESTONE (Egg-roll race Eggs) REVERSED: Real eggs replace plastic eggs in egg roll races.
MILESTONE (Collectibles: Real Eggs):
Three hundred real eggs were given as prizes to contest winners. Each was hand-blown and hand decorated with a decal of the White House, painted sky, and grass. (Click above on "Egg Museum" for a look.)
Text decal in black: "Easter Egg Roll 1977".
SOUVENIR WELCOME SHEET: 10"Hx8"W. Heavy gold card stock with green design and text imprint. "Children at the White House." Mentioned are Tad Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt's gang, and Caroline Kennedy and her pony Macaroni. Fascimile signature of Rosalynn Carter, April 11, 1977.

1978, March 27. "Event cancelled due to wet soggy grounds." 
SOUVENIR WELCOME SHEET: 10"Hx7"W. Heavy blue card stock w/magenta design and text imprint. "Welcome to The White House Easter Egg Roll." Rhyming text. Fascimile signature of Rosalyn Carter, March 27, 1978.

1979, April 16. Attendance: Approximately 14,000.
HOSTS: No official hosts. Presidential family in Georgia.
SOUVENIR WELCOME SHEET: ?

1980, April 7. Attendance: Estimated at 20,000.
HOSTS: President Jimmy Carter makes a brief appearance. First Lady Rosalynn Carter kicks it with the egg rollers."
MILESTONE (Collectibles: Plastic Eggs): "A total of 10,000 plastic eggs containing welcoming messages from Rosalyn Carter, were distributed to yesterday's winning egg rollers."

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1981 - 1988  Ronald Reagan and Nancy Reagan
January 20, 1981 - January 20, 1989

1981, April 20. Attendance: Unknown.
HOST: First Lady Nancy Reagan.
MILESTONE (First Lady): Nancy Reagan, becomes the first First Lady to have attended the egg roll as a child [during the Coolidge Administration].
MILESTONE (Activity): Egg hunt pits filled with straw!
MILESTONE (Collectibles: Wooden Eggs - Stained finish): "The ultimate 'egg'citement occurred in 1981, when wooden eggs, complete with celebrity autographs, were discovered in the event's newest activity - the egg hunt straw pits." [Egg rollers hunted through the straw until each found an egg.]

EGGS (wooden): Official quantity: Approximately 1,000. [A later article reported that 3,000 eggs had been donated.]
Three (3) official colors (stained): blue, yellow, and hot pink by Earl Strout of the Green Mountain Studios, Inc., Lyme, NH.
Distinguishing feature: The wood grain shows through the stained egg.
Note:Working with the Westport Marketing Group of Westport, Connecticut, which had been involved in promotional work for the Reagan inauguration,  the  wooden replica eggs were milled out of solid New Hampshire birch by the staff of Allen Rogers Ltd. of Laconia, NH (producers of the wooden eggs. At the White House, boxed sets of two (2) eggs were forwarded to members of Congress, along with a note from the First Lady requesting Members to keep one egg and autograph and return the second egg to the White House. Tapping into the First Couple's Hollywood roots, selected celebrities were also invited to participate. Shortly after an article appeared in the Washington Post, calls from additional celebrities wanting to participate inundated the White House. Ed Stout thoughts foretold the egg's future - 'what if this was a success? How many eggs would the White House want next year? ' On the upside it was successful beyond anyone's dreams and Ed was right - everyone wanted one.
Handwritten inscription: "The White House 1981". Volunteers with an elegant script, were tapped to imprint the eggs.
Milled by: Allen-Rogers, Ltd., Laconia, NH (from 1981 until 1998).
THEME: "Easter at the White House 1981."
POSTER ARTIST: Peter Max, NYC.
MILESTONE (Program: To "get this party started" a program was given to egg rollers as they entered. Upon leaving, children recieved a goodie bag overflowing with foods and items from the participating organizations.
PROGRAM COVER: Mel Casson. Bunny, boy and girl, and large egg on North Portico lawn. 8 1/2"Hx5 1/2"W.
BUTTON:1 1/4" diameter. Head of Easter Bunny and basket. Bright yellow and Hot Pink.
MILESTONE (Painting Artist): A blurb in the 1983 program announced "Beginning in 1981 famous American folk artists were asked to create paintings showing all the color and excitement of this annual event for children. Each year a new artist will create a new painting of the event in what is hoped will be a tradition, and may eventually become posters or prints."
PAINTING ARTIST: Susan Northey Winch, Westport, CT. Painted at the 1981 egg roll. Exhibited at the 1982 event.
SOUVENIR TOTE BAG: ?
SOUVENIR BALLOON: ?

1982, April 12. Attendance: Over 30,000.
HOSTS: President Ronald Reagan and First Lady Nancy Reagan.
MILESTONE (Collectibles: Wooden and Plastic Eggs): Two types of official eggs: wooden and plastic.
EGGS (wooden): Official quantity: Approximately 10,000 wooden eggs.
Three (3) official colors (stained): blue, yellow, and hot pink. The wood grain shows through the stained eggs.
Handwritten inscription: "The White House 1982".
Produced by: Allen-Rogers, Ltd., Laconia, NH.

EGGS (plastic): Official quantity: Unknown. Plastic eggs hidden in goodies bags.
Pastel colors included: green, white and orange.
Designs included: Variety of comic characters, such as Space Ghost, Fred Flintstone, and Dino. Small toy was inside each egg. 
Text imprinted in black ink: "EASTER AT THE WHITE HOUSE 1982".
Quantity: Unknown.
Produced by: Unknown.
THEME: "Easter at the White House 1982."
POSTER ARTIST: Peter Max, NY. The South Portico hovers just above the earth shaped like an egg.
PROGRAM COVER: Charles Schulz. A dancing Snoopy and three large decorated eggs. 11"Hx8 1/2"W. 16 pgs.
BUTTON: 1 1/4" diameter. Program cover art. Bright yellow.
PAINTING ARTIST: Christine Graf, NYC. Painted at the 1982 Egg Roll. Exhibited at the 1983 event. Painting reproduced as a poster.
SOUVENIR TOTE BAG: Plastic
SOUVENIR BALLOON: Program cover art.
SOUVENIR KITE: Progam cover art. Bright yellow w/purple imprint.

1983, April 4. Attendance: Over 35,821.
HOSTS: President Ronald Reagan and First Lady Nancy Reagan.
Egg rollers were given a wooden egg at the entrance to the South Lawn. Celebrities, sports figures, and other famous people were present at the event to sign eggs.
EGGS: Official quantity: Approximately 10,000.
Six (6) official colors (stained) verified: purple, green, yellow, orange, hot pink, and blue. Stain covers more of egg yet wood grain manages to shows through.
Two handwritten inscription: "Easter at the White House 1983" and "The White House 1983". Not all eggs had inscription.
Produced by: Allen-Rogers. Ltd., Laconia, NH.
THEME: "Easter at the White House 1983."
POSTER ARTIST: Peter Max, NYC.
PROGRAM COVER: Jim Davis. Garfield bursting from an egg. Two additional eggs in the background. 11"Hx8 1/2"W. 16 pgs.
BUTTON: 1 1/4" diameter. Program cover art.
PAINTING ARTIST: Milton Bond, Fairfield, CT. Painted at the 1983 egg roll. Exhibited at the 1984 event.
SOUVENIR TOTE BAG: Plastic.
SOUVENIR BALLOON: Program cover art.

1984, April 23. Event rained out. Impromptu tour of White House is organized. Goodie bags were distributed to children taking the tour.
MILESTONE (Collectibles: Eggs - Finish): Official quantity: Approximately 10,000.
Three (3) official colors verified: purple, yellow, and hot pink. (Strong possibility that blue, green, and orange exist.) Eggs seem to have a thicker glossier coat of paint - less (if any) wood grain can be seen.
Handwritten inscription: "The White House 1984".  Not all eggs had inscription.
Produced by: Allen-Rogers, Ltd., Laconia, NH.
THEME: "Easter at the White House 1984."
POSTER ARTIST:
PROGRAM COVER: Guy & Brad Gilchrist. The Muppets at Easter time. 11"Hx8 1/2"W. 16 pgs.
BUTTON: 1 1/4" diameter. Miss Piggy bursting from an egg.
PAINTING ARTIST: Kathy Jakobsen, NYC. Painted at the 1984 egg roll. Exhibited at the 1985 event.
SOUVENIR TOTE BAG: Plastic.
SOUVENIR BALLOON: Program cover art.

Second Term
1985, April 8. Attendance: 31,500.
HOSTS: Vice President George Bush and First Lady Barbara Bush.
MILESTONE (Collectibles: Eggs - Finish): High glossy painted wooden eggs are introduced. Cannot see wood grain. "Because the hiders ran out of eggs last year the new rule was 'one egg per child'." 
EGGS: Official quantity: Unknown.
Two (2) official colors verified: red and blue. A newspaper article reported "painted" blue, purple, red [first mention of red] and yellow being found in the straw egg-hunt pits. (Good chance that green, pink, and orange exist.)
Handwritten inscription(s): "The White House 1985". Not all eggs had inscription.
Produced by: Allen-Rogers, Ltd., Laconia, NH.
THEME: "Easter at the White House 1985."
POSTER ARTIST:
PROGRAM COVER: Bill Justice, courtesy Walt Disney Productions, Burbank, CA. Mickey and Minnie Mouse and Donald Duck paint Easter eggs. 11"Hx8 1/2"W. 16 pgs.
BUTTON: 1 1/2" diameter. Program cover art.
PAINTING ARTIST: Janet Munro, Fly Creek, NY. Painted at the 1985 egg roll. Exhibited at the 1986 event.
SOUVENIR TOTE BAG: Plastic.
SOUVENIR BALLOON: Program cover art.

1986, March 31. Attendance: 35,000.
HOSTS:
EGGS: Official quantity: Unknown.
Three (3) official colors verified: purple, Kelly green, and orange. (Strong possibility that blue, pink, red and yellow were continued.)
Handwritten inscription: "The White House 1986". Not all eggs had inscription.
Produced by: Allen-Rogers, Ltd., Laconia, NH.

THEME: "Easter at the White House 1986."
POSTER ARTIST: Lyda Revoire Wing Taylor, CA
Detail:An offset lithographic copy [on very heavy White House glossy card stock] of the painting that is a permanent part of the White House collection. At the bottom of the poster are the words, in black lettering, on a yellow background: “Easter at the White House 1986” along with the artist’s facsimile signature “Lyda Revoire Wing Taylor".  The poster depicts President and Mrs. Reagan at the Easter Egg Roll along with dozens of popular movie and television cartoon characters of the 1980’s. Some of the characters portrayed include Spiderman, Mr. Peanut, the Easter Bunny, Garfield, M&Ms, Jelly Bellies, Scooby Doo, etc. The poster was printed in the U.S.A.
Dimensions: 22"Hx 22"W
Note: The posters were presented only to President Reagan's White House Staff.
PROGRAM COVER: Maurice Sendak. "Where the Wild Thing" creature painting his likness on a giant egg held in an egg cup. 11"Hx8 1/2"W.
BUTTON: 1 1/2" diameter. Program cover art.
PAINTING ARTIST: Listed in the 1986 program as Jane Wooster Scott, Studio City, CA. However, the 1987 program lists Lyda Revoire Wing Taylor as the 1986 Painting artist. The painting was made into the 1986 poster (see POSTER ARTIST above). Ms. Taylor's painting was exhibited at the 1987 event.
SOUVENIR TOTE BAG: Plastic.
SOUVENIR BALLOON: Program cover art.

1987, April 20. Attendance: More than 40,000.
HOSTS: Vice President George Bush and Mrs. Barbara Bush "attended the roll with their 1-year-old granddaughter Marshall, who was dresses in a pink and white bonnett."
MILESTONE (Collectibles: Eggs - Printed inscription): First time printed inscription appears.
EGGS: Official quantity: Unknown.
Six (6) official colors (deep shades) verified: purple, blue, Kelly green, yellow, pink/salmon, and 'Reagan' red. (Does orange exist? )
Printed text in black ink. Not all eggs had inscription. 
Side 1 - Arched text only: "EASTER at the WHITE HOUSE 1987".
Side 2 - Blank. No facsimile signatures.
Produced by: Allen-Rogers, Ltd., Laconia, NH.
THEME: "Easter at the White House 1987."
POSTER ARTIST:
PROGRAM COVER: Joan Walsh Anglund, Redding, CT. Depicted her children (boy and girl) as they decorate and egg. 11"Hx8 1/2"W. 16 pgs.
BUTTON: 1 1/2" diameter. Program cover art.
PAINTING ARTIST: Shari Hatchett, State?. Painted at the 1987 egg roll. Exhibited at the 1988 event.
SOUVENIR TOTE BAG: Plastic.
SOUVENIR BALLOON: Program cover art.

1988, April 4. Attendance: Between 23,000 and 30,000.
HOSTS: Vice President George Bush and Mrs. Barbara Bush. "Five out of 10,' Bush said to the press corps, evidently referring to the number of grandchildren present." "Son Neil and his wife Sharon, with their children Lauren and Pierce in matching gingham checks, daughter-in-law Margaret with her daughter Marshall, and daughter-in-law Laura with her twins Jenna and Barbara rolled a few eggs, ambled around the egg-rolling compound and had their pictures taken."
MILESTONE (Collectibles: Eggs - Two (2) imprint styles): By 1988 the wooden eggs had expanded to three designs and seven glossy colors. A newspaper reported, "After rolling a real egg, each child got a wooden egg to take home. You could also get a wooden egg signed by a celebrity in the egg hunt area, and another for getting autographs on in the sports autograph area. If you had the stamina to do all that."
EGGS: Official quantity: Unknown.
Three (3) designs: Two printed designs and one hand drawn inscription. See below.
Seven (7) official colors (deep shades) verified: purple, blue, Kelly green, yellow, orange, pink/salmon, and 'Reagan' red.
'Second' color(s) reported by collectors: blue speckled.
Printed text in black ink. Not all eggs had inscription.
Design 1 -
Side 1 - Arched text: "EASTER at the WHITE HOUSE 1988". Side 2 - No facsimile signatures.
Design 2
- Side 1 - Thin outline of a box. Inside the box the text reads: "EASTER at the WHITE HOUSE 1988". Side 2 - No facsimile signatures.
Design 3
- Side 1 - A few eggs have the above text inscribed by hand. Side 2 - No facsimile signatures.
Produced by: Allen-Rogers, Ltd., Laconia, NH.
THEME: "Easter at the White House 1988."
POSTER ARTIST:
PROGRAM COVER: Tasha Tudor, West Brattleboro, VT. Bunny and little girl face-to-face in a pastoral setting of flowers and Easter animals. 11"Hx8 1/2"W. 16 pgs.
BUTTON: 1 1/2" diameter. Program cover art.
PAINTING ARTIST: Jan Brett, Norwell, MA. Painted at the 1988 egg roll.
SOUVENIR TOTE BAG: Plastic.
SOUVENIR BALLOON: Program cover art.

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1989 - 1992  George Bush and Barbara Bush
January 20, 1989 - January 20, 1993

1989, March 27. Attendance: Unknown.
HOSTS: President George Bush and First Lady Barbara Bush. Photographers capture separte pictures of granddaughter Ellie LeBlond with the president and grandson Pierce Bush in the arms of Mrs. Bush. Marilyn Quayle, wife of Vice President Dan Quayle, and her daughter Corinne "got up on stage, where Mrs. Quayle read a book to part of the crowd about 'Bloomer Bunny'."
SUPERMAN: Christopher Reeve (Superman) and his children Matthew and Alexandra appeared." Reeve read the book "Dr. De Soto."
MILESTONE (Collectibles: Eggs - Facsimile signatures added): First time facsimile signatures of the President and First Lady appear.
EGGS: Quantity 20,000* [Newspaper reports 23,000, a second newspaper article notes 29,000 eggs.]
Six (6) official colors (deep shades): purple, blue, Kelly green, yellow, pink/salmon, and rose/raspberry.
Text in black ink.
Side 1 - Text only: "Easter at the White House 1989".
Side 2 - Facsimile signatures of "George Bush" and "Barbara Bush".
Produced by Allen-Rogers, Ltd., Laconia, NH.
THEME: "Family Easter at the White House 1989."
POSTER ARTIST: ?
PROGRAM COVER: Artist: Wolf. Boy peering from behind a large egg on which the South Portico is painted. 9"Hx24"W (Foldout). Two (2) sided.
BUTTON: ?
SOUVENIR TOTE BAG: ?
SOUVENIR BALLOON: ?

1990, April 16. Attendance: 23,250, National Park Service.
HOST: President George Bush whistles the start of the egg rolls. Mrs. Barbara Bush makes a "cameo" appearance around 11 a.m. with a few of the grandchildren.
GUEST HOST: Sheri Lewis.
EGGS: Quantity 23,000* printed with image and signatures, 3,500* printed with image only, 500* w/o printing.
Six (6) official colors (pastels): purple/lavendar, indigo/periwinkle blue, light blue, sea foam green, yellow, and pink.
Text in black ink.
Side 1 - Text only: "A FAMILY EASTER AT THE WHITE HOUSE 1990".
Side 2 - Facsimile signatures of "George Bush" and "Barbara Bush".
Produced by: Allen-Rogers, Ltd., Laconia, NH.
THEME: "A Family Easter at the White House 1990."
POSTER ARTIST: ?
PROGRAM: Artist: Wolf. Within an egg, a bunny peers from behind the South Portico. Behind the egg a colorful pattern. 9"Hx24"W (Foldout). Two (2) sided.
BUTTON: ?
SOUVENIR TOTE BAG: ?
SOUVENIR BALLOON: ?

1991, April 1. Attendance: 25,000, National Park Service.
HOSTS: Vice President Dan Quayle and Mrs. Marilyn Quayle. "Although the president couldn't make it this year, son Neil and his three kids dropped by, along with fellow Bush grandchildren Sam and Ellie LeBlond."
GUEST HOST: Sheri Lewis.
MILESTONE: Collectible: Eggs - One (1) color):
EGGS: Quantity 20,000* printed with image and signatures; 3,500* printed with image only; 500* w/o printing.
One (1) official color (pastel): yellow.
'Second' color: Most likely a sample egg: speckled deep pink/lavender.
Image and text in black ink.
Side 1 - Image: The design highlighted the forget-me-knot ribbon shaped in an oval with the bow at the top. Inside the ribbon; the text reads "A FAMILY EASTER at the THE WHITE HOUSE 1991".
Side 2 - Facsimile signatures of "George Bush" and "Barbara Bush".
Produced by: Allen-Rogers, Ltd., Laconia, NH. 
THEME: "A Family Easter at the White House 1991."
POSTER ARTIST: ?
PROGRAM COVER: Artist/State ?. Brightly colored egg wrapped in a yellow ribbon and bow topped off with an American flag. 9"Hx24"W (Foldout). Two (2) sided.
BUTTON: ?
SOUVENIR TOTE BAG: Canvas. Program cover art. Large egg w/ribbon and bow imprinted in purple.
SOUVENIR BALLOON: Program cover art.

1992, April 20. Attendance: 17,913, National Park Service.
HOSTS: Vice President Dan Quayle and Mrs. Marilyn Quayle.
MILESTONE (Collectibles: Eggs - Design added): First time the image of a bunny appears on the wooden eggs.
EGGS: Official quantity: 20,000* printed with image and signatures; 3,500* printed with image only. *Quantities for (1989 - 1992) taken from Allen-Rogers invoices for White House wooden eggs as paid for by the White House.
Five (5) official colors (pastel): purple/lavendar, light blue, green, yellow, and pink.
'Second' color(s) reported by collectors: dark blue and white.
Image and text in black ink.
Side 1 - Image: The head of bunny Text: "FAMILY EASTER at the THE WHITE HOUSE 1992".
Side 2 - Facsimile signatures of "George Bush" and "Barbara Bush".
Produced by: Allen-Rogers, Ltd., Laconia, NH. 
THEME: "A Family Easter at the White House 1992."
POSTER ARTIST: ?
PROGRAM COVER: Artist/State ?. Skateboarding bunny - complete with head gear, elbow and knee pads - with easter basket and eggs. 9"Hx24"W (Foldout). Two (2) sided. Contents focus on egg, bicycle, and fire safety.
BUTTON: ?
SOUVENIR TOTE BAG: ?
SOUVENIR BALLOON: ?

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1993 - 2000  Bill Clinton and Hillary Rodham Clinton
January 20, 1993 - January 20, 2001

Both President Bill Clinton and First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton attended each of the eight (8) egg rolls. The President was so fond of the event, he gave insturctions to include the event on his busy schedule. While the President wore a special 'egg-print' tie, Mrs. Clinton sported an elegant necklace of pastel-colored mini-wooden eggs. The gift was handcrafted by Melinda N. Bates, Special Assistant to the President and Director of the White House Visitors' Office.

1993, April 12.
Attendance: 32,551, National Park Service.
HOSTS: President Bill Clinton and First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton.
GUEST HOST: Sheri Lewis.
MILESTONE REVISITED (Collectibles: Eggs - Two Imprints/Designs): Two egg designs offered. The offical egg will, for the first time, display the image of the White House.
EGGS - Design 1 (White House): Official quantity: Thought to be 30,000.
Design 1: Five (5) official colors (pastels): purple/lavendar, blue, green, yellow, and pink.
'Second' colors: dark pink/rose, and white.
'Second' colors reported by collectors: black speckle, blue speckle, and pink speckle.
Image and text in black ink.
Side 1 - Image: The White House South Portico. Text: "A Family Easter at the White House 1993".
Side 2 - Facsimile signatures of "Bill Clinton" and "Hillary Rodham Clinton".
Produced by: Allen-Rogers, Ltd.

EGGS - Design 2 (Ribbon): Official quantity: Unknown but thought to be less than Design 1.
Design 2: Repeat of the 1991 'ribbon' design. Six (6) official colors identified: purple/lavendar, blue, green, yellow, pink, and natural (plain) wood.
Image and text in black ink.
'Second' color: deep pink/rose.
Side 1 - Image: A ribbon in an oval shape with bow at the top. Text within the ribbon: "The President and Mrs. Clinton wish you a Happy Easter 1993".
Side 2 - Facsimile signatures of "Bill Clinton" and Hillary Rodham Clinton".
Produced by: Allen-Rogers, Ltd., Laconia, NH.
THEME: "A Family Easter at the White House 1993."
PROGRAM COVER: Erikka Brickley. 9"Hx24"W (Foldout). Two (2) sided.
MILESTONE (Painting Artist) REVISED: The Clintons reintroduce the Reagan "Painting Artist" concept. Retitled:"ARTIST ON THE LAWN," each year an outstanding folk artist would be selected to create the program cover then be in attendance on the South Lawn (that same year) to paint the 'egg'citement of Easter Monday. The painting would be presented the following year - in a framed poster form - to the First Family. It is believed unframed posters were presented to White House staff and egg-roll sponsors until 1998(?) when posters made their way into the goodie bags given to egg rollers!
"ARTIST ON THE LAWN": Erikka Brickley will create the poster and present it to the First Family at the 1994 egg roll.
POSTER ARTIST: Unclear if there was a poster artist in time for the 1993 event as this was the Clinton's first egg roll.
BUTTON: 2 1/4" diameter. Bright yellow w/ purple ink. Design 1 Egg: Image of South Portico.

1994, April 4. Attendance: 18,544, National Park Service.
HOSTS: President Bill Clinton and First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton.
EGGS: Official quantity: 46,000.
MILESTONE (Collectibles: Eggs - 'Speckeled'): 'Speckled' wooden eggs introduced.
Five (5) official 'speckled' colors: purple, blue, green, yellow, and pink. Note: The pink varies from light speckled to rose/red speckled.
Image and text in black ink.
Side 1 - Image: The White House South Portico. Text: "The White House Easter for Children 1994".
Side 2 - Facsimile signatures of "Bill Clinton" and "Hillary Rodham Clinton".
Produced by: Allen-Rogers, Ltd., Laconia, NH.
THEME: "Easter at the White House 1994".
POSTER ARTIST: Erikka Brickey. "A Family Easter at the White House." The results of Brickey's art from the 1993 egg roll is presented as a framed poster to the First Family.
PROGRAM COVER: P. Buckley Moss, Shenandoah Valley of VA. Golden bunnies hopping amidst flowers and eggs. White background. 11"Hx8 1/2"W. Eight (8) pgs.
"ARTIST ON THE LAWN": P. Buckley Moss, Shenandoah Valley of VA. Will create the poster and present it to the First Family at the 1995 egg roll.
for the 1995 egg roll.
BUTTON: ?

1995, April 17. Attendance: 23,159, National Park Service.
HOSTS: President Bill Clinton and First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton.
EGGS: Official quantity: 20,000** printed with image and signatures; 1,500** printed with image only. **Egg quantities for 1995 taken from Allen-Rogers invoices for White House wooden eggs as paid for by the White House.
Five (5) official colors: purple, blue, green, yellow, and pink.

Limited official color(s): of glittery gold, and white were also produced.
'Second' colors reported by collectors: dark blue, and peach.
Image and text in black ink.
Side 1 - Image: The White House North Portico. Text: "THE WHITE HOUSE EASTER EGG ROLL 1995 HAPPY EASTER".
Side 2 - Facsimile signatures of "Bill Clinton" and "Hillary Rodham Clinton".
Produced by: Allen-Rogers, Ltd., Laconia, NH.
THEME: "Easter at the White House 1995."
POSTER ARTIST: P. Buckley Moss, Shenandoah Valley of VA. "Easter at the White House 1995." 25 1/2"Hx16"W. Centered on a white background, a large egg is filled with South Lawn illustrations including the First Couple, children, characters and settings from the egg roll.
PROGRAM COVER: Catherine Grunewald, Alden, IL. Folk art design of the South Lawn complete with South Portico and Easter characters. 11"Hx8 1/2"W. Eight (8) pgs.
"ARTIST ON THE LAWN": Catherine Grunewald, Alden, IL. Will create the poster and present it to the First Family at the 1996 egg roll.
BUTTON: ?

1996, April 8. Attendance: 20,570, National Park Service.
HOSTS: President Bill Clinton and First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton.
MILESTONE: (Collectibles: Eggs - Commemorative): Inauguration of commemorative eggs (1996 through 2000 with stars, cancelled in 2001, restarted in 2002 without stars). Same five colors and design, stars added on either side of the White House image. Eggs sold (1996-2000) by Guest Services as fund raiser for egg roll.
EGGS: Official quantity: 25,000*** printed with image and signatures; 1,500*** printed with image only. ***Egg quantities for 1996 taken from Allen-Rogers invoices for White House wooden eggs as paid for by the White House.
Five (5) official 'speckled' colors: purple/lavendar, blue, green, yellow, and pink. There are a variety of light and dark shades. One such pink egg appears more as an orange speckled egg.
Limited official color(s): a 'solid' gold egg with a matte finish.
Image and text in black ink.
Side 1 - Image: The White House North Portico. Text: "HAPPY EASTER From THE WHITE HOUSE 1996 Easter Egg Roll".
Side 2 - Facsimile signatures of "Bill Clinton" and "Hillary Rodham Clinton".
Commemorative eggs: Same five (5) colors and design, stars added on either side of the White House. Eggs sold by Guest Services as fund raiser for egg roll.
Quantity of commemorative eggs: Unknown.
Produced by: Allen-Rogers, Ltd., Laconia, NH.
THEME: "Easter at the White House 1996."
POSTER ARTIST: Catherine Grunewald, Alden, IL. "Easter at the White House," 18"x24"
PROGRAM COVER: Bill Bell, Philadelphia, PA. Bunnies gone wild! With Socks dressed in a bunny suit, other bunnies are decorating the giant egg on the South Lawn while bunnies paint the White House! 11"Hx8 1/2"W. Eight (8) pgs.
"ARTIST ON THE LAWN": Bill Bell, Philadelphia, PA. Will create the poster for the 1997 egg roll.
BUTTON: ?

Second Term
1997, March 31.
Attendance: 27,211, National Park Service.
HOSTS: President Bill Clinton and First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton.
MILESTONE (Book): Introduction of the first children's book to be published by the White House Historical Association appropriately titled: THE WHITE HOUSE EASTER EGG ROLL, authored by C. L. Arbelbide, illustrations by Barbara Leonard Gibson. (Click above on "The Book" for a look!)
EGGS: Official quantity: 27,000**** printed with image and signatures; 1,500**** w/o printing. ****Egg quantities for 1997 taken from Allen-Rogers invoices for White House wooden eggs as paid for by the White House.
Six (6) official colors: purple/lavendar, blue, green, yellow, pink, and white.
Limited official color(s): gold (matte finish), and scarlet red.
'Second' color(s): natural (plain) wood.
Image and text in black ink.
Side 1 - Image of standing bunny in top hat holding the White House (South Portico side). Text: "HAPPY EASTER FROM THE WHITE HOUSE EASTER EGG ROLL 1997".
Side 2 - Facsimile signatures of "Bill Clinton" and "Hillary Rodham Clinton".
Commemorative eggs: Same six (6) colors and design, stars added on either side of the rabbit's feet. Eggs sold by Guest Services ($3.00 each!) as fund raiser for egg roll.
Quantity of commemorative eggs: Unknown.
Produced by Allen-Rogers, Ltd., Laconia, NH.
THEME: "Easter at the White House 1997."
POSTER ARTIST: Bill Bell, Philadelphia, PA.
PROGRAM COVER: Herb Schwartz, NY & NJ. 8 1/2"Hx11"W (Horizontal). A large basket filled with detailed illustrated eggs sits amongst the blades of grass and flowers. Rabbits, birds and a chick join the fun. In the background illustrations of the United States Capitol and White House South Portico. Eight (8) pgs.
"ARTIST ON THE LAWN": Herb Schwartz, NY & NJ. Will create the poster for the 1998 egg roll.
BUTTON: ?

1998, April 13
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Attendance: 30,000, National Park Service.
HOSTS: President Bill Clinton and First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton.
MILESTONE (Collectibles: Book) REPEATED: Miniature copies of the children's book, THE WHITE HOUSE EASTER EGG ROLL, given to egg rollers. (Repeated in 1999, 2000, and 2001, each of these four reissues display different cover art. Click above on "The Book".)

EGGS: Official quantity: Unknown.
Five (5) official colors: purple, blue, green, yellow, and pink.
Limited official color included: natural (plain) wood.
Image and text in black ink.
Side 1 - Image of bunny and garden with the White House South Portico in the background. Text: "WHITE HOUSE EASTER EGG ROLL 1998".
Side 2 - Facsimile signatures of "Bill Clinton" and "Hillary Rodham Clinton".
Commemorative eggs: Same five (5) colors and design, stars added on either side of the date. Eggs sold by Guest Services as fund raiser for egg roll.
Quantity of commemorative eggs: Unknown.
Produced by: Allen-Rogers, Ltd., Laconia, NH.
THEME: "Easter at the White House 1998."
POSTER: Herb Schwartz, NY & NJ, returns to present his work from 1997 to the First Family.
MILESTONE ("ARTIST ON THE LAWN")REVISED: Rather than be at the egg roll two consecutive years, Susan Loy arrives having illustrated the program cover and created a poster that is given to the 1998 egg rollers with their goodie bags. Susan presents a framed copy of the poster to the First Family during the dignitary breakfast.
ARTIST: EGG ROLLER POSTER & PROGRAM COVER: Susan Loy, Moneta, VA.
POSTER TEXT: The text was researched and written by C. L. Arbelbide, Author/Historian, WHITE HOUSE EASTER EGG ROLL.
POSTER: Detail: An Easter bouquet is surrounded on four sides by text offering tidbits and quotes from four First Ladies. (1878-1908, Edith Kermit Roosevelt; 1909-1938, Edith Bolling Wilson; 1939-1968, Eleanor Roosevelt; and 1969-1998, Hillary Rodham Clinton.)
Dimensions: 16 1/2"Hx16 1/2"W.
PROGRAM: 11"Hx8 1/2"W. Basket with eggs is surrounded by text describing the egg. Eight (8) pgs.
BUTTON: ?

1999, April 5. Attendance: 32,577, National Park Service.
HOSTS: President Bill Clinton and First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton.
EGGS: Official quantity: Unknown.
Four (4) official colors (jewel colors): amethyst purple, sapphire blue, emerald green, and ruby red.
MILESTONE (Collectibles: Egg - Ink color): Gold ink replaces traditional black imprint.
Image and text in gold ink.
Side 1 - Image of three children, one in a wheel chair, on the South Lawn. White House is in the background. Text: "WHITE HOUSE EASTER EGG ROLL 1999".
Side 2 - Facsimile signatures of "Bill Clinton" and "Hillary Rodham Clinton".
Commemorative eggs: Same four (4) colors and design, stars added on either side of the date.
Quantity of commemorative eggs: Unknown.
Produced by:To allow the current supplier of wooden eggs privacy, their company name will not be published.
BOOK: Miniature copies of the children's book, THE WHITE HOUSE EASTER EGG ROLL, given to egg rollers.

THEME: "Easter at the White House 1999."
ARTIST: PROGRAM & POSTER: Patricia McMullin Palermino, Mt. Vernon, VA.
PROGRAM: 8 1/2"Hx11"W (horizonal). White bunnies decorate the South Lawn with coloful eggs and giant baskets. First Pets Buddy, the dog, and Socks, the cat, watch the sights! Eight (8) pgs.
POSTER:
Detail:
Dimensions:
BUTTON: ?

2000, April 24. Attendance: 32,615, National Park Service.
HOSTS: President Bill Clinton and First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton.
EGGS: Official quantity: Unknown.
Six (6) official colors: purple, blue, green, yellow, pink, and rose.
Image and text in black.
Side 1 - Image of mother hen pushing egg in a cart. White house is in the background. Text: "WHITE HOUSE EASTER EGG ROLL 2000".
Side 2 - Facsimile signatures of "Bill Clinton" and "Hillary Rodham Clinton".
Commemorative eggs: Same six (6) colors and design; stars added on either side of the date.
Quantity of commemorative eggs: Unknown.
Produced by: To allow the current supplier of wooden eggs privacy, their company name will not be published.
BOOK: Miniature copies of the children's book, THE WHITE HOUSE EASTER EGG ROLL, given to egg rollers.

THEME: "Easter at the White House 2000."
MILESTONE (Artist): Name of egg artist announced. For first time the Program Cover and Poster Artist creates the art for the wooden egg.
ARTIST: (Egg, Poster, and Program cover) - Mary Englebreit, St. Louis, MO.
POSTER: "Easter 2000 White House."
Detail: Large rabbit dressed as artist paints an egg depicting the the White House as a little girl (Chelsea?) and First Cat Socks watch.
Dimensions: 21"Hx17"W.
PROGRAM: Cover same as poster. 11"Hx8 1/2"W. Eight (8) pgs.
BUTTON: ?
  

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2001 - Present  President George W. and Laura Bush
January 20, 2001 - Present

2001, April 16. Cancelled because of rain.
HOSTS: President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush attend the breakfast held for sponsors and authors.
Knowing the egg roll had not been rained out since 1984, and preparing for the possibility, The Bush Bunny Brigade implemented their rainy-day plan. Egg Rollers and their families were invited to tour the White House. Performers and costumed characters dotted the tour line greeting children and posing for pictures. Goodies bags were distributed as the children exited the North Portico. For those not wishing to tour the Executive Mansion, special distribution sites were set up by the National Park Service allowing children to claim their goodie bags and the treasured wooden egg. Awaiting the Egg Rollers at the end of the tour were both White House Easter Bunnies and the unofficial presidential mascot Woodrow The White House Mouse. So popular were these characters no one wanted to leave the House! Escorted by the smiling Head Usher Gary Walters, to a larger receiving area just outside the North Portico massive hugging and photo sessions continued! By 3 p.m., in what would have been the end of the formal egg roll, most of the performers and characters had left to catch their planes and trains home. The children, however, kept arriving thrilled at the possibility of being inside the President's home. One character remained. It was Woodrow The White House Mouse who continued to meet and greet until the last child exited the White House at 5:40 p.m. Can you guess who was Woodrow? It was C. L. Arbelbide, author of the The White House Easter Egg Roll, the first children's book published by the White House Historical Association!
MILESTONE (Collectibles: Eggs - Commemorative) ENDED: No commemorative eggs are sold. Sobs and sniffles ripple across Bunny land!
EGGS: Official quantity: 35,000.
Four (4) official colors: blue w/red ink; green w/blue ink; yellow w/green ink, and pink w/green ink.
Side 1 - Image of folk art rabbit striding across the South Lawn. White House is in the background. Text: "WHITE HOUSE EASTER EGG ROLL 2001".
Side 2 - Facsimile signatures of "George W. Bush" and "Laura Bush".
Produced by:To allow the current supplier of wooden eggs privacy, their company name will not be published.
BOOK: Miniature copies of the children's book, THE WHITE HOUSE EASTER EGG ROLL, given to egg rollers.
THEME: "White House Easter Egg Roll 2001."
ARTIST: (Egg, Poster, Program cover, and Button) - Donna Masters Kriebel, Charlottesville, VA.
POSTER: "Easter at the White House 2001."
Detail: Folkart detail captures rabbits, chickens, First Dogs Spot and Barney, and First Cat India on the South Lawn.
Dimensions: 21"Hx17"W.
PROGRAM: Cover same as poster. 8 1/2"Hx11"W (horizontal). Eight (8) pgs.
BUTTON: 2 1/4" diameter. Three folk art rabbits hopping over eggs.

2002, April 1. Attendance: 34,152, National Park Service.
HOSTS: President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush.
MILESTONE (EVENT): First major event on White House grounds since Sept. 11, 2001.
MILESTONE (Collectibles: Eggs - Commemorative) REVERSED: They're baaaack! Commemorative eggs were reintroduced in 2002 after one year's absence. Cheers and thunderous applause roll across Bunny Land!
EGGS: Official quantity: 35,000.
Commemorative eggs: 100,000 eggs contracted for sale through the White House Historical Association. There are no stars to differentiate the eggs from those given out at the White House. Each commemorative egg was boxed with green paper grass and a note outlining the egg roll history. Supply was deleted in early 2003.
Three (3) official colors: purple w/red ink, green w/green ink; and pink w/red ink.
Side 1 - Image of chicken holding American flag. (There is no image of the White House.) Text: "WHITE HOUSE EASTER EGG ROLL 2002".
Side 2 - Facsimile signatures of "George W. Bush" and "Laura Bush".
Produced by: To allow the current supplier of wooden eggs privacy, their name will not be published.
THEME: "White House Easter Egg Roll 2002."
ARTIST: (Egg, Poster, Program cover, and Button) - Claire Stoner, New Freedom, PA.
POSTER:"Easter at the White House 2002."
Detail:The Easter rabbit, dressed in red, white and blue reads two two bunnies on the South Lawn. A border filled with the presidential pets and Easter creatures surrounds the scene.
Dimensions: 20"Hx16"W.
PROGRAM: Cover same as poster. 11"Hx8 1/2W. Eight (8) pgs.
BUTTON: 2" diameter. Depicts the Easter Bunny waving the USA  flag on the South Lawn of the White House.

2003, April 21. Attendance: 15,054, The White House.
HOST: Lynn V. Cheney, wife of Vice President Dick Cheney.
MILESTONE (Ticket Holders): Attendance is limited to military families as a way of honoring their sacrifice.
EGGS: Official quantity: 35,000.
Commemorative eggs: 100,000 eggs contracted for sale through the White House Historical Association. There are no stars to differentiate the eggs from those given out at the White House. Each commemorative egg was boxed with green paper grass and a note outlining the egg roll history.
Three (3) official colors: magenta (purplish red) w/green ink; blue w/magenta ink; and chartreuse (pale, yellowish green) w/blue ink.
Side 1 - Image of rabbit, standing on right back leg, juggling four eggs. Two trees and rolling hedges illustrate the background. (There is no image of the White House.) Text: "2003 WHITE HOUSE EASTER EGG ROLL".
Side 2 - Facsimile signatures of "George W. Bush" and "Laura Bush".
Produced by: To allow the current supplier of wooden eggs privacy, their name will not be published.
THEME: "2003 Easter at the White House."
ARTIST: (Egg, Poster, Program cover, and Button) - Eric Carle, The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, Amherst, MA.
POSTER: "2003 Easter at the White House."
Detail:With the South Portico in the background, 13 decorated eggs are juggled by the Easter Bunny atop a pyramid of three presidential First Pets .
Dimensions: 20"Hx16"W.
PROGRAM: Cover same as poster. 11"Hx8 1/2"W. Eight (8) pgs.
BUTTON: 2" diameter. Bunny juggles eggs. South Portico in background.

2004, April 12. Early Noon closing due to rain. Public tickets: 17,000. Attendance: 6,385, The White House.
HOST: ...
MILESTONE (Ticket Holders) REVISITED: Event is reopened to the public.
EGGS: Official quantity: 35,000.
Commemorative eggs: 100,000 eggs contracted for sale through the White House Historical Association. There are no stars to differentiate the eggs from those given out at the White House. Each commemorative egg was boxed with green paper grass and a note outlining the egg roll history.
Four (4) official colors: light purple w/white ink; Robin's egg blue w/white ink; deep yellow w/purple ink; bright orange w/purple ink. Fascimile signatures in purple ink on all eggs.
Side 1 - Image of the White House. Text: "WHITE HOUSE EASTER EGG ROLL 2004".
Side 2 - Facsimile signatures of "George W. Bush" and "Laura Bush".
Produced by: To allow the current supplier of wooden eggs privacy, their name will not be published.
THEME: "White House Easter Egg Roll 2004."
ARTIST: (Egg, Poster, Program cover, and Button) - Mary Bunning, artist wife of U.S. Sen. Jim Bunning, R-Ky.
POSTER: "Easter at the White House 2004."
Detail: First Dog barney and First Cat India are joined by five children on the South Lawn. Two girls, each holding an American flag, and three boys - one sporting a baseball cap, bat and the number 7 on his uniform shirt - look to be ready to play ball! Going to be tricky fielding amidst the colorful colored eggs!
Dimensions: 20"Hx16"W.
PROGRAM: Cover same as poster. 11"Hx8 1/2"W. Eight (8) pgs.
BUTTON:

Second Term
2005, March 28.
Early closing at 10 a.m. due to rain. Public tickets: 17,000. Attendance: 3,227, The White House.
HOSTS: Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings and Secretary of Health and Human Services Michael Leavitt.
MILESTONE (Egghunt) REINSTATED: The Egg Hunt (originally introduced in 1981) returns to the South Lawn. Positioned south of the Fountain, children scrambled through one of two hunting areas to find real eggs which were then traded in for chocolate eggs and prizes.
EGGS: Official quantity: 35,000.
Commemorative eggs: 100,000 eggs contracted for sale through the White House Historical Association. There are no stars to differentiate the eggs from those given out at the White House. Each commemorative egg was boxed with green paper grass and a note outlining the egg roll history.
Four (4) official colors: blue (turquoise) w/blue ink; lime (green) w/blue ink; citris (orange) w/blue ink; pink (cherry) w/blue ink.
Side 1 - Image of dancing rabbit - in top hat and tails - carrying basket of eggs. Eleven five-pointed stars arch over the rabbit. Text imprinted (under the rabbits' feet) in three swirling ribbons: "WHITE HOUSE" "EASTER EGG ROLL" "2005".
Side 2 - Facsimile signatures of "George W. Bush" and "Laura Bush".
Produced by: To allow the current supplier of wooden eggs privacy, their name will not be published.
THEME: "White House Easter Egg Roll 2005."
ARTIST: (Egg, Poster, Program cover, and Button) - Jennifer Carrasco, Seattle, WA.
POSTER: "White House Easter Egg 2005 Roll."
Detail: As if the design is growing out of an Easter egg, the artist presents a pastoral look at the South Lawn decorated with colorful eggs awaiting the egg rollers. The frame surrounding the scene is dotted with First Pets Barney and India, a variety of youngsters, and the Easter Bunny.
Dimensions: 20"Hx16"W.
PROGRAM: Cover same design as poster. 11"Hx8 1/2"W. Eight (8) pgs.
BUTTON: 2 1/4" diameter. Easter Bunny in top hat, tux and tails carrying an egg basket.

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