Justine Christianson is an historian with Heritage Documentation Programs, a division of the National Park Service. She has documented numerous sites and structures throughout the United States and is co-editor of Covered Bridges and the Birth of American Engineering.
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The first woman to paint the official portrait of a U.S. president, Greta Kempton also painted Cabinet officials, governors, senators, the head of the Atomic Energy Commission, two Postmasters General, a Supreme Court justice, several university presidents, and a Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. But what would have happened if she had painted a self-portrait?