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Take a HistoryPin tour of the reconstruction of the Blue Room in the White House. 
The White House may look the same from the outside, but from 1947 through 1952, the interior underwent a complete reconstruction.
Read more about the reconstruction process on our Education Updates blog.

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From the National Archives:

Take a HistoryPin tour of the reconstruction of the Blue Room in the White House. 

The White House may look the same from the outside, but from 1947 through 1952, the interior underwent a complete reconstruction.

Read more about the reconstruction process on our Education Updates blog.

Image description: Workmen remove the west wall of the White House between the Rose Garden and the main stairway during the 1950 renovation.
Photo from the National Archives

Image description: Workmen remove the west wall of the White House between the Rose Garden and the main stairway during the 1950 renovation.

Photo from the National Archives

Are you a student who wants to intern at the White House this fall? The application period is now open.

Image description: President Obama and Bo, the Obama family’s dog, ride in the presidential motorcade.
Bo celebrated his birthday yesterday. You can see more photos from the highlights of his year in the White House.
Photo courtesy of the White House.

Image description: President Obama and Bo, the Obama family’s dog, ride in the presidential motorcade.

Bo celebrated his birthday yesterday. You can see more photos from the highlights of his year in the White House.

Photo courtesy of the White House.

Image description: First Lady Michelle Obama is picked up by U.S. Olympic wrestler Elena Pirozhkova during a visit with Team USA Olympic athletes competing in the 2012 Summer Olympic Games.
View more photos from the First Lady’s trip to London.
Photo by Sonya N. Hebert, Official White House 

Image description: First Lady Michelle Obama is picked up by U.S. Olympic wrestler Elena Pirozhkova during a visit with Team USA Olympic athletes competing in the 2012 Summer Olympic Games.

View more photos from the First Lady’s trip to London.

Photo by Sonya N. Hebert, Official White House