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19 Gorgeous Inauguration Gowns From Famous First Ladies

Michelle Obama wasn't the first first lady to rock an amazing inaugural gown. The Smithsonian Museum of American History has an amazing collection, showcasing the amazing gowns that our first ladies have sported for over 100 years.

1. Martha Washington

2. Barbara Bush

3. Betty Ford

4. Betty Ford (close-up)

5. Rosalynn Carter

6. Frances Folsom Cleveland

7. Hillary Rodham Clinton

8. Grace Coolidge

9. Dolley Madison

10. Edith Roosevelt

11. Eleanor Roosevelt

12. Lucy Webb Hayes

13. Lou Henry Hoover

14. Claudia Alta "Lady Bird" Taylor Johnson

15. Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis' First State Dinner Gown

16. Laura Bush

17. Mary Todd Lincoln

18. Thelma Catherine "Pat" Ryan Nixon

19. Helen Herron Taft