Roosevelt Dress Donated to Collection

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A dress worn by Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt at the Inaugural Ball, 1905, on the occasion of the Inauguration of President Roosevelt, is lent to the United States National Museum for exhibition in the costumes collection, through her daughter, Mrs. Richard Derby (Ethel Roosevelt), of New York.


  • Derby, Ethel Roosevelt
  • Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow 1861-1948
  • First Ladies Hall
  • United States National Museum


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"Local Notes," 6/13/1917, p. 2

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