First Ladies Hall, Arts and Industries Building

ID: SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B42_F17_009]

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_009

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Summary

First Ladies Hall in the Arts and Industries Building, featuring dresses worn by Edith Bolling Wilson, Ellen Axson Wilson, Helen Herron Taft, Edith Kermit Roosevelt, Ida Saxton McKinley, and Frances Folsom Cleveland, with gowned figures placed in a likeness of a room in the White House (1893-1921).

Subject

  • Wilson, Edith Bolling Galt 1872-1961
  • Wilson, Ellen Axson
  • Taft, Helen Herron 1861-1943
  • Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow 1861-1948
  • McKinley, Ida Saxton 1847-1907
  • Cleveland, Frances Folsom 1864-1947
  • Arts and Industries Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • United States National Museum
  • United States National Museum Department of History

Notes

  • USNM No. 43539F
  • 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_009

Repository Loc.

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

Date

1955

Restrictions & Rights

  • 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_009]

Physical description

Gelatin silver prints; 8 x 10;

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