First Ladies Hall in A&I Bldg, 1955

ID: 43539-F or MAH-43539F

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1955

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 42, Folder: 17

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Summary

View of First Ladies Hall in the Arts and Industries Building, 1955, showing gowns of, left to right: Edith Bolling Wilson, Ellen Axson Wilson, Helen Herron Taft, Edith Kermit Roosevelt, Ida Saxton McKinley, and Frances Folsom Cleveland. This reinstallation of the First Ladies Gowns was part of the Exhibits Modernization Program of the 1950s.

Subject

  • Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow 1861-1948
  • McKinley, Ida Saxton
  • Taft, Helen Herron 1861-1943
  • Wilson, Edith Bolling
  • Wilson, Ellen Axson
  • Arts and Industries Building
  • Exhibits Modernization Program United States National Museum
  • First Ladies Hall
  • United States National Museum
  • National Collections

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 42, Folder: 17

Contact information

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

Date

1955

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Women
  • Artifacts
  • Mannequins (figures)
  • Cleveland, Frances Folsom
  • Costume
  • Clothing and dress
  • Exhibitions
  • First Ladies Gowns
  • History
  • Museum mannequins
  • Presidents
  • Costumes
  • Presidents' spouses
  • Women--History

Place

United States

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

43539-F or MAH-43539F

Physical description

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

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