First Ladies Hall, NMHT

ID: 72-7078

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1972

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 285, Box 20, Folder: 3

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View of one of the exhibits in the First Ladies Hall, National Museum of History and Technology, now the National Museum of American History, featuring at far right the addition of the gown of First Lady Mrs. Patricia Nixon. The following are also pictured from left to right: Florence King Harding, Grace Goodhue Coolidge, Lou Henry Hoover, Eleanor Roosevelt, Bess Wallace Truman, Mamie Dowd Eisenhower, Jackqueline Bouvier Kennedy, and Claudia (Lady Bird) Taylor Johnson.


  • Coolidge, Grace Goodhue 1879-1957
  • Eisenhower, Mamie Doud 1896-
  • Harding, Florence Kling
  • Hoover, Lou Henry
  • Truman, Bess Wallace
  • Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy 1929-1994
  • Johnson, Lady Bird 1912-
  • Nixon, Pat 1912-
  • First Ladies Hall
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)
  • National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)
  • National Collections


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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 285, Box 20, Folder: 3

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  • Women
  • Artifacts
  • Mannequins (figures)
  • Costume
  • Clothing and dress
  • Exhibitions
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  • First Ladies Gowns
  • History
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  • Presidents
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  • Presidents' spouses
  • Women--History


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

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