Rising to the Occasion

September 15, 2011 - May 4, 2012

rising-exhibit.jpgDuring national crises, we often look to our First Ladies for comfort and encouragement. 

Through our exhibit “Rising to the Occasion”, you will learn how various First Ladies helped us through trying times. 

Featured are:  Dolley Madison – War of 1812; Edith Wilson – World War I; Barbara Bush – Persian Gulf War; Eleanor Roosevelt – Pearl Harbor; Lucretia Garfield – Garfield assassination and Jacqueline Kennedy – Kennedy assassination. 

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