First Ladies Hall, NMHT, Blue Room with Lucy Hayes, Lucretia Garfield and Rose Cleveland

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In this setting representing the Blue Room at the White House (1869-1893), are from left to right: Lucy Webb Hayes (1831-1889), Lucretia Rudolph Garfield (1832-1918) and Rose Elizabeth Cleveland (1846-1918), sister of President Cleveland. This exhibit opened at the new National Museum of History and Technology, now the National Museum of American History in 1964.


  • Hayes, Lucy Webb
  • Cleveland, Rose Elizabeth 1846-1918
  • Garfield, Lucretia Rudolph
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)
  • National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)
  • United States National Museum
  • National Collections


Historic Images of the Smithsonian

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 285, Box 20, Folder: 3

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


c. 1964

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


United States


  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

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Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 10w x 8 h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print

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