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The Ruby Slippers

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Bright red is how we remember them, but Dorothy's famous shoes were originally silver.

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From the desk on which Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence to Dorothy's ruby slippers, the National Museum of American History houses many of America's greatest treasures and icons. Learn the stories of how they came to be a part of the museum's collection, and meet the people who have restored some of these treasures.

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