Rosalynn Carter at the NMHT

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Rosalynn Carter poses with Secretary S. Dillon Ripley (1964-1984) and political history curator Margaret Klapthor in the National Museum of History and Technology, now the National Museum of American History, after Mrs. Carter presented her Inaugural Ball gown to the First Ladies Hall, July 20, 1978.


  • Carter, Rosalynn
  • Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001
  • Klapthor, Margaret Brown
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Political History
  • National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)
  • First Ladies Hall


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Featured in the Torch, August 1978

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 2, Folder: August 1978

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


July 20, 1978

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  • Women
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  • Gifts
  • Presidents
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  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

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Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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