First Lady Caroline Harrison

Edith Mayo and William Seale talked about the life and influence of first lady Caroline Harrison and responded to telephone calls and… read more

Edith Mayo and William Seale talked about the life and influence of first lady Caroline Harrison and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. An artist interested in women’s issues, she was at the forefront of the home economics movement. She designed her own White House china pattern and established the china collection as well as resurrecting other historic objects. She kept a detailed diary of her White House years. Several video clips were shown from the Harrison home in Indianapolis, Indiana. A video clip was shown of William Allman showing the White House china collection.

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This was the 15th episode in the C-SPAN series “First Ladies: Influence and Image.” close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Phyllis Geeslin President and CEO Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site
  • Edith Mayo Curator Emerita National Museum of American History->Political History
  • William Seale Editor White House Historical Association->White House History Journal
  • Susan Swain Host C-SPAN
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First Lady Caroline Harrison

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Program ID:
310739-1
Category:
C-SPAN Specials
Format:
Call-In
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 3, 2013
Last Aired:
Aug 24, 2013

Airing Details

  • Jun 03, 2013 | 9:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 03, 2013 | 9:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jun 03, 2013 | 9:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 04, 2013 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 08, 2013 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jun 08, 2013 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 23, 2013 | 9:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Aug 23, 2013 | 9:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 24, 2013 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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