Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
This accession consists of Betacam videotapes, 1/4" audiotapes, cassette recordings, videodiscs, and digital audiotapes documenting the Smithsonian Video Collection production of "The First Ladies," an educational video about the First Ladies of the White House and their unique roles. The video also documents the Smithsonian Institution's collection of First Ladies' gowns, accessories, and furnishings, and includes an interview with Margaret Brown Klapthor, Curator Emeritus of Political History. Some materials are in electronic format.
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This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Video recordings -- Production and direction
- Museums -- Public relations
- Museums -- Educational aspects
- Presidents' spouses -- United States
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 03-059, Smithsonian Productions, Productions