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These are all of the First Ladies of America from Martha Washington to Michelle Obama.

These are all of the First Ladies of America from Martha Washington to Michelle Obama.

First Ladies' Dresses at the Smithsonian. I saw this and spent a ridiculous amount of time looking! How the First Ladies dresses have evolved with First Lady Obama...

First Ladies' Dresses at the Smithsonian. I saw this and spent a ridiculous amount of time looking! How the First Ladies dresses have evolved with First Lady Obama...

The First Lady Michelle Obama - What a brilliant / classy / amazing person

The First Lady Michelle Obama - What a brilliant / classy / amazing person

The First Ladies - First Lady Michelle Obama wrangled up former First Ladies Laura Bush, Hillary Clinton, Barbara Bush and Rosalynn Carter at opening of the George W. Bush Presidential Library in Dallas on Thursday.

The First Ladies - First Lady Michelle Obama wrangled up former First Ladies Laura Bush, Hillary Clinton, Barbara Bush and Rosalynn Carter at opening of the George W. Bush Presidential Library in Dallas on Thursday.

First Ladies: 32nd First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt

First Ladies: 32nd First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt

Former First Ladies Edith Wilson, Eleanor Roosevelt and Bess Truman headlined a 1950s Democratic Party fundraiser.

Former First Ladies Edith Wilson, Eleanor Roosevelt and Bess Truman headlined a 1950s Democratic Party fundraiser.

Nancy Reagan

History's Most Fashionable First Ladies

Nancy Reagan

First Lady Frances Cleveland with daughter Esther, who in 1893 became the only baby ever to be born inside the White House.

First Lady Frances Cleveland with daughter Esther, who in 1893 became the only baby ever to be born inside the White House.

Patricia Nixon - 1969 Karen Stark for Harvey Berin double-faced satin gown and matching embroidered cropped jacket.

History's Most Fashionable First Ladies

Patricia Nixon - 1969 Karen Stark for Harvey Berin double-faced satin gown and matching embroidered cropped jacket.

Official White House portrait of Nancy Reagan

Official White House portrait of Nancy Reagan

Pictured here: First Lady, Julia Grant (1826-1902). Wife of Ulysses S. Grant 18th president of the US from 1869-1877, at the onset of the Gilded Age. {cwl}

Pictured here: First Lady, Julia Grant (1826-1902). Wife of Ulysses S. Grant 18th president of the US from 1869-1877, at the onset of the Gilded Age. {cwl}

Former First Lady Nancy Reagan Dies at 94. 3/6/16 Rest in Peace.

Former First Lady Nancy Reagan Dead at 94

Former First Lady Nancy Reagan Dies at 94. 3/6/16 Rest in Peace.

A much-needed sign of political civility: First Lady Michelle Obama gives former President George W. Bush a big hug at the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture today. President Bush signed the bill authorizing the NMAAHC in 2003. For more photos check out kennerly.com

A much-needed sign of political civility: First Lady Michelle Obama gives former President George W. Bush a big hug at the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture today. President Bush signed the bill authorizing the NMAAHC in 2003. For more photos check out kennerly.com

Letitia Christian Tyler, wife of John Tyler, 10th president, died while he was in office.  She had suffered a stroke prior to his presidency but was able to conduct business from her bedroom suite.  She was a first lady for about one and a half years.

Letitia Christian Tyler, wife of John Tyler, 10th president, died while he was in office. She had suffered a stroke prior to his presidency but was able to conduct business from her bedroom suite. She was a first lady for about one and a half years.

Margaret "Peggy" Mackall Smith, wife of Zachary Taylor the 12th president.  She stayed to herself in isolation in the White House and gave the obligations of first lady to her daughter, Mary Elizabeth (Betty) Taylor Bliss.  It is said she prayed her husband would not get elected.

Margaret "Peggy" Mackall Smith, wife of Zachary Taylor the 12th president. She stayed to herself in isolation in the White House and gave the obligations of first lady to her daughter, Mary Elizabeth (Betty) Taylor Bliss. It is said she prayed her husband would not get elected.

An Illustrated History of the Inaugural Gowns Worn by First Ladies Over the Last 100 Years

An Illustrated History of the Inaugural Gowns Worn by First Ladies Over the Last 100 Years