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Fabric of America Series, Part 3: Modern American Women (1900-1940)

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Clarke County Historical Association

32 East Main Street

Berryville, VA 22611

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Fabric of America Series, Part 3: Modern American Women (1900-1940)

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Join the Smithsonian’s Dr. Alison R. Bazylinski to discuss how changes in women’s identity affected fashion and mutually influenced their role in society. How did ideas of citizenship impact clothing from the beginning of the 20th century to before WWII? Did race, ethnicity, and class imbue their dress and fabric choices? This program will explore how a new consumer society was being created where fashion would be defined by American women who played an influential role as both consumer and citizen. There will be a companion exhibit on display at CCHA.

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Clarke County Historical Association

32 East Main Street

Berryville, VA 22611

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Organizer Clarke County Historical Association

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Founded in 1939, the Clarke County Historical Association is a 501(c)3 non-profit dedicated to preserving the history of Clarke County.  Our offices are located in the historic Coiner House at 32 East Main Street in Berryville, Virginia.

Also located in the Coiner House is a museum, genealogy research library, and an extensive archive of historical material relating to Clarke County and the northern Shenandoah Valley.

CCHA also owns the Burwell-Morgan Mill, a fully operational 18th century grist mill located in nearby Millwood, Virginia.  Our volunteer millers grind a variety of grains as well as give tours of this historic site every Saturday from May through November.  (The mill is closed from after Thanksgiving through the end of April).

The Clarke County Historical Association’s mission is to help preserve the historical resources and records of Clarke County and to foster their use, understanding, and enjoyment through stewardship and education.  

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