How You Can Help Preserve the Iconic ‘Wizard of Oz’ Ruby Slippers

There might not be a shoe more known in popular culture than the ruby slippers worn by Judy Garland’s character Dorothy in “The Wizard of Oz.” The red heels made their debut in the 1939 film, and since 1979 have been housed in the Smithsonian National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C. for millions of visitors to see. The nearly 80-year-old shoes are beginning to show their age, so today the Smithsonian has launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise the funds needed to...

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