Newsday Photo/Julia Gaines
March 21, 2005
This silver tea service was owned by Mary Todd Lincoln. The New-York Historical Society in
Manhattan opened two exhibitions. One exhibition, "First Ladies of
New York and the Nation," celebrates Jacqueline Kennedy and Eleanor
Roosevelt. The scecond: "First Ladies: Political Role and Public Image," a
Smithsonian traveling exhibition of the achievements and contributions
made by First Ladies throughout history.