Grade Range: 4-12Resource Type(s): Web LinkDate Posted: 10/9/2008
This website includes 10 objects from the Smithsonian’s First Ladies Collection supplemented with contextual information. Part of the online exhibition entitled Legacies: Collecting America’s History at the Smithsonian, this resource will give students a unique look at the life of some of American’s First Ladies.
In keeping with the "America first" economic policy of her husband, Benjamin Harrison, Caroline H...
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A look at the First Ladies and biographies of those highlighted.
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