Smithsonian Seeks $300,000 To Repair Ruby Slippers

The Smithsonian National Museum of American History has launched a Kickstarter campaign seeking $300,000 to repair the ruby slippers Judy Garland wore in 1939’s The Wizard Of Oz, which have suffered extensive fading and deterioration. What do you think?

“How long can I wear them for $50 donation?”

Marty Telfer • Cellophane Expert


“Now I’m kicking myself for allocating all my charity dollars to the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center.”

Derek Pers • Ceramics Glazer

“I warned them about the 40-watt bulbs! I warned them!”

Carla Moriarty • Riot Coordinator

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