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The White House Easter Egg Roll Through the Years—PICTURES

April 9, 2012

Easter eggs have been rolling at the White House for 134 years. Take a look at past events going back to 1889: 

Children hunt for Easter eggs in Washington in 1889. President Harrison arranged to have music for the occasion: The United States Marine Band, also known as "The President's Own," played as children romped on the South Lawn of the White House.(AP Photo/Library of Congress, Francis Benjamin Johnston)

First lady Grace Coolidge displays her pet raccoon Rebecca to children gathered on the White House grounds for Easter egg rolling in 1927.(AP Photo/Library of Congress)

President Roosevelt appeared briefly on the South Portico of the White House in 1939, cheering children holding their annual Easter Egg Rolling Festival on the broad lawn behind the mansion.

 

President Carter with grandson Jason, 2, on his shoulders, along with daughter Amy and first lady Rosalyn Carter at the annual Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House in 1977.(AP Photo)

President Bush blows a whistle on the South Lawn to officially signal the start of the 1990 White House Easter Egg Roll.(AP Photo/Charles Tasnadi)

First lady Hillary Rodham Clinton laughs as President Clinton shows off his Easter Egg tie during the annual White House Easter Egg Roll in 1996.(AP Photo/Ruth Fremson)

 

President Clinton greets some of the hundreds of youngsters that crowded the White House lawn for the annual Easter Egg Roll in 1993.(AP Photo/Barry Thumma)

President Bush hugs a person dressed as the Easter bunny at the start of the annual Easter Egg Roll in 2008.(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

President Bush blows the starting whistle as he and the first lady Laura Bush kick off the White House Easter Egg Roll in 2008.(AP Photo/Ron Edmonds)

 

President Obama cheers on children before blowing the whistle to start the White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House in 2009.(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

President Barack Obama helps a little boy roll his egg to the finish line during the annual White House Easter Egg Roll, Monday.

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