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Search Results 0 to 6 of about 7 (some duplicates have been removed)
CSPAN
Aug 25, 2016 9:00pm EDT
furnishings that do exist, including the china that is on the dining room table. the blue and white plates you see at the front, cincinnati china, that belonged to george washington. and other china we believe belonged to martha washington, and it's representative of what was here historically. george washington parke custis when he moved here brought with him as much as the washington possessions he possibly could collect, inheriting things from martha washington, as well as purchasing things from estate sales, he gathered together what he called his washington treasury, he built this house to house those items in and to exhibit them to the public. he wanted this house to be a public place, a kind of museum, a personal museum, and these were items that people could use. you could have come and dined with the custises and lees, perhaps, and eaten off the same china george and martha washington had eaten off of. today, we have a number of washington items still in our collection, but the civil war threatened them. and at the beginning of the civil war as robert e. lee left here, mrs. lee wa
CSPAN
Aug 27, 2016 10:00am EDT
china, big joe russia, john britain, and the guy called yank. the four greatest backs in the world. so let's take a look at the men who carry the ball with us. who are they? how do they live? what makes them tick? we will start with the one that is toughest to understand, the one we know just enough about to confuse us, john britain. here is where he lives, a little island no larger than idaho. half a million people live in idaho. 96 times that many live in great britain. the nazis and the japs complain about living space, but there are more people on a square island of britain then germany or japan or italy, more people anywhere on earth then except on the new york subway. that is a clue that explains a lot about john britain. we built front porches on our houses because we do not want to miss the chance to see our neighbors. but great britain hides himself in a little box and plants i hedge around that to make sure he doesn't. living that close to neighbors, privacy is part of the pursuit of happiness. and in the sardine can call the britain, they learn to get on with neighbors. they
CSPAN
Aug 21, 2016 5:59pm EDT
original furnishings that do exist, including china on the dining room table. the blue-and-white plates you see at the front, the cincinnati china that the long george washington. other china we believed belonged to martha washington. is representative of what was here historically. george washington parke custis brought with him as much of the washington family possessions as he possibly could collect. inheriting things for martha washington as well as purchasing things from the state sales, together together what he called his washington treasury. he built this house to house those items in and to exhibit them to the public. he wanted this has to be a public place, a kind of museum. these were items that people could use. youku.com and dined -- you could have come and dined with the custis' and eat not the same china george and martha washington would've eaten off of. we have another -- a number of washington items in the collection, of the civil war threatened. at the beginning of the civil war and robert e. lee last year, they were worried union soldiers would take over and steel it
CSPAN
Nov 25, 2016 8:59pm EST
this room so significant is the large number of original furnishings that do exist including china that is on the dining room table t. blue and white plates you see at the front, cincinnati china that belonged to george washington and other china we believed belongs to martha washington. and george washington when he moved here in 1802 brought with him as much of the washington family positions as he could possibly collect. inheriting things from martha washington as well as purchasing things from estate sales. he gathered together his washington treasury and he built this house to house those items in and to exhibit them to the public. and you could have come and dined with them and eaten off of the same china that george and martha washington had eaten off of. today we have a number of washington items still in our collection but the civil war threatened at and the beginning of the civil war as robert e. lee left here and they were worried that union soldierers would take over and steal items from the house she removed most of what she considered to be the most precious washingto
Search Results 0 to 6 of about 7 (some duplicates have been removed)