This is a picture of one of the songs performed in the play "1776". This was a very well done song , very up beat and joyful but still reflected the hard ships they went through to make this great nation. I really enjoyed this play for a few reasons but one of the biggest is because the food they served was great.
Pat Nixon wore this mimosa silk satin gown to the 1969 inaugural balls. Designed by Karen Stark for Harvey Berin, it was embroidered in gold and silver and encrusted with Austrian crystals. At the ball held at the Smithsonian Institution, President Nixon announced, “I like all of Pat’s dresses, particularly this one tonight, and, … when she gets finished with it, you’ll get it at the Smithsonian.”
First Lady Michelle Obama's second inaugural gown is now on display as of January 14, 2014. The ruby-colored chiffon gown designed by Jason Wu is on loan from the White House and will replace the First Lady's first inaugural gown on display for a year. This special loan coincides with the centennial of the original first ladies exhibition at the Smithsonian.
Mamie Eisenhower wore a pink peau de soie gown embroidered with more than 2,000 rhinestones to the 1953 inaugural balls. The dress was designed by Nettie Rosenstein. Despite urgings to release details of the dress, Mrs. Eisenhower waited until the week before inauguration to reveal descriptions of her sparkling pink gown, along with formal photographs, for the newspapers.