Cigarette Case, presented to Ella Fitzgerald


This cigarette case was presented to Ella Fitzgerald at the January 1961 Presidential Inauguration Gala of John F. Kennedy. It is made of lucite. The case is engraved:

[signature of John Kennedy]

Presentaion Date: 1961

Referenced: Kennedy, John F.Recipient: Fitzgerald, Ella

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States

Subject: Presidential Inauguration of 1961Awards and PrizesRelated Event: Presidential Inauguration of 1961


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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Fitzgerald 1989 Trust (through Richard D. Rosman)

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1996.0342.077Accession Number: 1996.0342Catalog Number: 1996.0342.077

Object Name: cigarette case

Physical Description: lucite (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 9/16 in x 5 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in; 3.96875 cm x 13.97 cm x 8.89 cm


Record Id: nmah_1190842

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