WHITE HOUSE PRESIDENTIAL AND OTHER SOUVENIRS
Wide-ranging group of White House and other governmental souvenirs and miscellaneous items. From the White House: proposed White House dining plate from Lenox, 9" dia., similar to the F.D.R. 1934 china but never used; lucite star with seal, 6" dia.; Jimmy Carter tie bar; Nixon bronze medallion, 1 1/8" dia.; 4" Presidential Seal used for engravings; two 1987 wooden "Easter eggs"; Camp David keychain; canvas tote bag with presidential logo; three "Nixon Now" tee shirts; one Nixon election bumper sticker; Nixon-Agnew 1972 inaugural cufflinks; 22 matchbooks from Nixon, Air Force One and the White House. Also: Department of Energy cufflinks and tie bar; Walter Mondale pen and V.P. keychain; Natural Park Service tie tack; Edwin Meese tie bar, Space Shuttle tie pin; and "Key to Fort Worth" tie bar. From the estate of Cmdr. Ronald L. Jackson (1928-1990). Jackson, a Navy officer, was tasked with supervising the planning and implementation of reciprocal state dinners, the operation of the White House Mess and food service at Camp David and aboard Air Force One, and travelled everywhere with Presidents Johnson through George H. Bush.