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Cigarette Case, presented to Ella Fitzgerald

Cigarette Case, presented to Ella Fitzgerald

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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:

ELLA FITZGERALD
INAUGURATION GALA
1961
[signature of John Kennedy]

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
cigarette case
presentaion date
1961
referenced
Kennedy, John F.
recipient
Fitzgerald, Ella
place made
United States
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
ID Number
1996.0342.077
accession number
1996.0342
catalog number
1996.0342.077
Credit Line
Fitzgerald 1989 Trust (through Richard D. Rosman)
subject
Presidential Inauguration of 1961
Awards and Prizes
Presidential Inauguration of 1961
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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