BETTY’S CHINA. Dining room table set with the green-bordered Lenox china that was chosen by Betty Ford as she prepared to take up residence at the home, yet was ultimately routed to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue as Vice President Ford became president following Richard Nixon’s resignation on August 9, 1974. Number One Observatory Circle, the official home and residence of the Vice President of the United States. (Photographer: Oberto Gili). Text credit: Charles Denyer.