Pennsylvania History Harvest

Dress and Bonnet

Item

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Dublin Core

Title

Dress and Bonnet

Subject

Clothing & dress
Reeder, Gloria
Bonnets (hats)
Milton Sesquicentennial

Description

During Milton's 150 year celebration, the Sesquicentennial Belles (Sesqui Belles) participated in many events. Women wore long dresses and bonnets for a fashion show and for the parade. This dress and bonnet were made by Gloria Reeder for Milton's Sesquicentennial celebration in 1967.

Creator

Gloria Reeder

Source

Information about the Milton sesquicentennial was drawn from articles by George Venios, published by Standard Journal:
http://www.standard-journal.com/news/article_5b73716f-7306-5f86-8fd6-f777be91c2a4.html
http://www.standard-journal.com/news/article_ff504a6c-20c9-5740-9b1d-10d1b4aa4bac.html

Date

1967

Identifier

Reeder_Gloria-Handmade Dress and Bonnet-01
Reeder_Gloria-Handmade Dress and Bonnet-02

Coverage

Milton, PA

Citation

Gloria Reeder, “Dress and Bonnet,” Pennsylvania History Harvest, accessed April 12, 2024, https://pahistoryharvest.omeka.net/items/show/233.