Lady Bird Johnson Visits First Ladies Hall

ID: 2003-19508

Creator: Penland, Dane A

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1987

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 371 Box 5 Folder May 1987

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Summary

Lady Bird Johnson recently visited the National Museum of American History to show her inaugural gown, on view in the First Ladies Hall, to her granddaughter, Claudia Nugent. Pictured here, with the mannequin wearing her gown at left, are granddaughter Claudia, Mrs. Lyndon Baines Johnson, Social and Cultural History Department curator Edith Mayo and Manuel Melendez (Public Programs Department). Also visible is the mannequin wearing Jacqueline Kennedy's gown.

Author

Penland, Dane A

Subject

  • Johnson, Lady Bird 1912-
  • First Ladies Hall
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)
  • National Collections
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) Dept of Social and Cultural History

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in TORCH, May 1987.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 371 Box 5 Folder May 1987

Contact information

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

Date

1987

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Women
  • Clothing and dress
  • Melendez, Manual
  • Employees
  • Museums
  • History
  • Artifacts
  • Mannequins (figures)
  • Nugent, Claudia
  • Celebrities and Dignitaries
  • Costume
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Exhibitions
  • Gifts
  • First Ladies Gowns
  • Mayo, Edith Petersilia
  • Museum mannequins
  • Presidents
  • Costumes
  • Museum visitors
  • Presidents' spouses
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees
  • Event
  • Women--History

Place

United States

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

2003-19508

Physical description

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

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