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“Buckskins and Ballgowns: A History of Fashion and Dress ‘Out West”, 1920-1940”

Dr. Goodrum’s richly illustrated presentation will unpack the history of the vacation wardrobe in the American West and will consider the outfits, those who wore them, the etiquette and dress codes surrounding their wearing, as well as the related commercial supply chain that served dudes - and dudettes - alike.  Brimming with intriguing facts, figures, and lots of fashion, her presentation will interpret primary archive material in the form of dress artifacts, vacation brochures, diary accounts, magazine articles, photographs, and advertisements. 

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