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    • The History Of Dubuque County, Iowa

    • Dubuque County (Iowa); History ; Biography
    • The History of Dubuque County, Iowa, Containing a History of the County, its Cities, Towns, & Biographical Sketches of Citizens, War Record of its Volunteers in the late Rebellion, General and Local Statistics, Portraits of Early Settlers and...
    • Suffrage Cook Book

    • Cooking, American ; Women -- Suffrage -- United States
    • Published by The Equal Franchise Federation of Western Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh. This copy was given to Carrie Chapman Catt.
    • Correspondence on Welch family

    • Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Presidents' papers; Iowa State University presidents; Presidents' family relationships
    • Box 1, Folder 5: Contains correspondence about members of Adonijah and Mary Welch's family, correspondence by descendents, obituaries, and brief histories. Correspondents primarily include A. B. Shaw and Winifred Dudley Shaw.
    • The English Language as a Means of Culture

    • Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Language and culture; speeches; presidents' papers; Iowa State University presidents; Language and culture.
    • Box 2, Folder 1: Welch discusses the importance of studying the English language as a means of learning about English culture and history and explains the relationship of language to intellectual culture.
    • Untitled address on "home"

    • Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Speeches; Presidents' papers; Iowa State University presidents; Housing; Domestic life
    • Box 2, Folder 19: Welch discusses how to beautify the home.
    • Carriage Dress, Dinner Dress, and Opera Dress

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Carriage Dress, Dinner Dress, and Opera Dress. The Opera Dress offers a striped pattern, shirred bodice, puffy leg-of-mutton sleeves, and a belt emphasizing the waist. There is quite a bit of decorate detail, particular near the hem, and the dress...
    • Dinner Dress

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Dinner Dress, showing widening shoulders with loose leg-of-mutton sleeves, a decorated bodice, the waist defined by a belt, with pattern throughout the dress and near the hem. The hairstyle is elaborate, and a turban-inspired bonnet is also...
    • Dress for the Italian Opera

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Dress for the Italian Opera, illustrating a 2 piece dress, with plaid skirt and blouse, including puffed sleeves, a shirred bodice, and loosely ruffled collar, waist emphasized by ribbon/belt, a ruffled hemline. The straw hat is decorated with...
    • Dresses

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Two dresses, right dress has lower neckline and exposed shoulders (for evening only); short, multi-layered sleeves, fitted bodice, yoked waist; and a full, floor length skirt, and an elaborate coiffure with ringlets, rolls and flowers. Left dress...
    • Elaborate plaid cape

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Elaborate plaid cape, illustrating the use of ribbon and geometric decoration, and increasingly elaborate hats, utilizing feathers and ribbon (published for Modes de Paris)
    • Evening Dress

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Evening Dress, illustrating an elaborate Elizabethan revival ruffled collar, leg-of-mutton sleeves and widening shoulders overall, the waist emphasized by a belt and hats decorated with ribbons, flowers, and feathers.
    • Evening Dress and Full Dress

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Evening Dress and Full Dress. The Evening Dress is displayed from the back and demonstrates a low neckline trimmed with lace, an overlay decorated with lace and tassels, a continuing emphasis on the waist with a piped belt, and a full skirt. The...
    • Evening dresses

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Three evening dresses with off-the-shoulder necklines and puff sleeves, trim on bodice in v-shape, elliptical hoop skirts with trains and elaborate overskirts with angular design elements, abundant lace, floral, and rosette trim, hair in chignon...
    • Evening dresses

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Two evening dresses with shoulder baring, wide necklines (for evening only), fitted bodices, yoked waistlines, short sleeves, gloves, full skirts and elaborate coiffures with ringlets, ribbons, and flowers. Left dress has a polonaise style skirt...
    • Evening dresses

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Two evening dresses with bertha collars, fitted bodices with pointed waists, short sleeves, gloves, and very full skirts; left dress has smooth collar with rosette trim and elaborate coiffure with ringlets and roses; right dress has pleated bertha...

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