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Treasures from the Collection

Glimpses of the Past from around the Museum


Rusk Scrapbook


Elizabeth (Betsey) Rusk, wife of Governor Jeremiah Rusk, was asked to assist during the 1889 visit of the Imperial Prince and Princess of Japan to the White House.

1889 Letter from the President



Mary Rusk, daughter of Elizabeth and Jeremiah, was invited to a White House reception in 1905.

1905 Invitation to the White House


Past Glimpses from around the Museum


Spring Fashions


Ambitions


Treasures from the Collection