The Smithsonian Institute Launched a Kickstarter Campaign to Preserve Dorothy’s Ruby Red Slippers
The Iconic Ruby Red Slippers used in the famous "Wizard of Oz " movie are in rough shape and the Smithsonian Institute has launched a Kickstarter campaign to get them preserved.
In 1979 an anonymous donor dropped off the famous shoes at The National Museum of American History, and since then millions of visitors have viewed the iconic shoes. Made in 1939 the shoes were put together to last for just the time period of making the film. The shoes need some serious repair and a new state of the art show case to preserve them.
The original shoes were plain red shoes that had a netting pulled over them with the sequins sewn on, but they are starting to fall off and come apart. If you want to donate you will be rewarded with a ruby red slippers gift, T-shirt, tote bags etc, and your donation is tax deductible.