Ann Miller Posing with Her Shoes

ID: 84-15191-34

Creator: Ploskonka, Jeffrey

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1984

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 371 Box 4 Folder January 1985

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Ann Miller posing with her gold slippers (nicknamed "Joe and Moe") which she donated to National Museum of American History's entertainment collection in November 15, 1984. Miller has worn the slippers "off and on" since 1939, in films such as "Easter Parade," and "Kiss Me Kate," on Broadway in "Mame," and "Sugar Babies," and to do 500 taps per minute for "Ripley's Believe It or Not.''


  • Miller, Ann 1923-
  • National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)


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Featured in TORCH, January 1985

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Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 371 Box 4 Folder January 1985

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



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  • Women
  • Celebrities
  • Celebrities and Dignitaries
  • Gifts
  • Shoes


  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

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

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