First Ladies' Gowns, Helen Herron Taft

ID: 38078 or MAH-38078

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1960s

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 53, Folder: 4

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Summary

Gown worn by Helen Herron Taft, wife of President William Howard Taft, 1909-1913. This was the first gown donated to the Collection in 1912. The dress is part of the First Ladies' Collection of the National Museum of American History.

Subject

  • Taft, Helen Herron 1861-1943
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)
  • National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)
  • United States National Museum
  • National Collections

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 53, Folder: 4

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

c. 1960s

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Women
  • Mannequins (figures)
  • Costume
  • Clothing and dress
  • Exhibitions
  • Gifts
  • First Ladies Gowns
  • History
  • Museum mannequins
  • Presidents
  • Costumes
  • Presidents' spouses
  • Women--History

Place

United States

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Object

ID Number

38078 or MAH-38078

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Object; Medium: Photographic print

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