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When I saw these boys playing marbles, I figured I could find some photos of the Easter Egg Roll at the White House and I’d be close enough to the theme and the holiday spirit.

easter basket

Source: Flickr Commons, Library of Congress

Warren Sonnemann holds his winning Easter basket, April 2, 1923.

rolling egs

Source: Library of Congress

Kids of all ages roll Easter Eggs, April 2, 1923.

easter kids crowd

Source: Flickr Commons, Library of Congress

Children at the White House Easter Egg Roll pose, April 17, 1922.

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6 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. alanburnett1
    Mar 26, 2016 @ 10:32:04

    Great photos. Do they still have such events at the White House these days?

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  2. La Nightingail
    Mar 26, 2016 @ 19:17:09

    What a perfect match for this week’s prompt – combining “Sepia Saturday” and Easter. Marbles roll, and so do eggs. Spot on! 🙂

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  3. Little Nell
    Mar 27, 2016 @ 07:31:24

    You’ve reminded me of the egg-rolling we did as a child in the fifties. It’s not so popular these days.

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  4. Tattered and Lost
    Mar 27, 2016 @ 23:59:04

    Did you read about the disgraceful behavior at the Pez company Easter egg hunt? The adults that stormed the field in pursuit of candy while knocking over children in their way? Oh to be able to just smack them upside the head, just once. If they’d seen that boy with that beautiful basket I’m sure one of them would have snatched it from him.

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