“Nation’s Christmas tree ready to be lighted. Washington, D.C., Dec. 22, 1938. The Nation’s community Christmas tree across from the White House in Lafayette Square, is now in readiness for President Roosevelt to push the switch on Christmas Eve to set it aglow with gayly colored lights. Miss Mable White is pictured feeding the pigeons before the tree today, 12/22/38″
Christmas house decorations, 1937.
“White House takes on Christmas dress. Washington, D.C., Dec. 19, 1938. Workmen were busily engaged today putting the Christmas decorations on the front of the White House. The decorations are set ablaze with gayly colored lights on Christmas Eve at the same time President Roosevelt presses the switch to light the community Xmas tree”