presents including a tie and hand-knit socks at the Truman Room in the Blair House in Washington, DC
Photo: Helen Norman
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Great Gifts

Some of the presents sent to the president included hand-knit wool socks from Canada, a can of Blum's hard candies, and many ties.

Socks courtesy of Kathleen Taylor, author of the Big Book of Socks. Vintage 1950s tie, collection of Edward J. Potokar. Gift wrap, tissue, and boxes, The Container Store. Vintage-inspired gift cards, Kate's Paperie.
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