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Title History of Costume (high school student work)
Object Name manuscript
Date 1940's
Scope & Content A home economics project on the history of costume, created by Auburn High School student Phyllis Traeger c. 1940s.

The papers are held together with brass fasteners. The first page has "Phyllis Traeger" of Auburn at the top of the page. The of the first page has hand written notes. The scrapbook has drawings/sketches of costumes/clothing. The drawings are both colored in and tracings done with black ink. The book is divided into sections. Each section has drawings/photographs along with pages of typed descriptions. Some pages in the center of the book are loose. The drawings are well done and interesting.

Purpose: Example of school work in the 1940's.

Historical Significance: Examples of clothing/costumes from Egyptian times to early 20th Century.
Credit Line White River Valley Museum Collection, Gift of the Traeger Estate.
Catalog Number 1970.0501.095