Queen Mother Visits the Smithsonian

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The Queen Mother, Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, visits the Smithsonian Institution on November 5. Accompanied by Mrs. Eisenhower and Secretary Leonard Carmichael, the Queen Mother visits the First Ladies Collection in the Arts and Industries Building.


  • Eisenhower, Mamie Doud 1896-
  • Elizabeth Queen, consort of George VI, King of Great Britain 1900-
  • Carmichael, Leonard 1898-1973
  • Arts and Industries Building


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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 56, Folder 3.

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November 5, 1954


  • Visits of state
  • First Ladies Gowns
  • Presidents
  • Presidents' spouses


United States

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