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Benjamin Harrison

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  • Princess Alice Razor-witted First Daughter Alice Roosevelt Longworth and her Massachusetts Avenue home.
An invitation to "Mrs. L's", as Roosevelt Longworth (pictured here in old age) liked to be called, was one of the most coveted in Washington for decades.

Razor-witted First Daughter Alice Roosevelt Longworth and her Massachusetts Avenue home

By Donna Evers

Alice Roosevelt Longworth as a young woman. She was known for her striking beauty throughout her life.

Alice Roosevelt Longworth as a young woman. She was known for her striking beauty throughout her life.


Just above Dupont Circle at 2009 Massachusetts Avenue, the stately Beaux Arts townhouse that is now the headquarters for the Washington Legal Foundation was for decades the most influential salon in Washington and the home of Alice Roosevelt Longworth.
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Benjamin Harrison

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  • Princess Alice Razor-witted First Daughter Alice Roosevelt Longworth and her Massachusetts Avenue home.