First Ladies Hall, Arts and Industries Building

ID: SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B42_F17_008]

Creator: United States National Museum Photographic Laboratory

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1955

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 42, Folder 17, Image No. SIA_000095_B42_F17_008

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Summary

First Ladies Hall in the Arts and Industries Building, featuring dresses worn by Mary Harrison McKee and Caroline Scott Harrison representing the administration of President Benjamin Harrison; Mary Arthur McElroy, sister of President Chester Arthur; Lucretia Rudolph Garfield; Lucy Webb Hayes; and Julia Dent Grant, with gowned figures placed in a likeness of the Blue Room of the White House (1869-1893).

Subject

  • Grant, Julia Dent 1826-1902
  • Hayes, Lucy Webb 1831-1889
  • Garfield, Lucretia Rudolph 1832-1918
  • McElroy, Mary Arthur 1841-1917
  • Harrison, Caroline Lavinia Scott 1832-1892
  • McKee, Mary Scott Harrison 1858-1930
  • Arts and Industries Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • United States National Museum
  • United States National Museum Department of History

Notes

  • USNM No. 43539E
  • See United States National Museum Annual Report, 1955, p. 8-9.

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 42, Folder 17, Image No. SIA_000095_B42_F17_008

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

1955

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  • No access restrictions. Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
  • No Copyright - United States

Topic

  • Clothing and dress
  • Exhibitions
  • Museums
  • Museum exhibits

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B42_F17_008]

Physical description

Gelatin silver prints; 8 x 10;

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