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    • World's Congress of Representative Women Ribbon

    • Chicago, Illinois; Women's rights
    • White ribbon with "The World's Congress of 1893" "Department of Women's Progress" "Member's Badge" inscribed in gold. The bottom of the ribbon is frayed. The ribbon is from the World's Congress of Representative Women, which was held in May 1893...
    • Are We an Impolite People?

    • Welch, Mary B. (Mary Beaumont), 1840-1923 ; Iowa Agricultural College and Model Farm ; Iowa State College Department of Domestic Economy ; Home economics ; Courtesy ; United States -- Social life and customs ; lecture notes
    • Welch discusses definitions of politeness, people's perceptions of American society, examples of civility towards women, the genuineness of American politeness, and compares Americam courtesy to that in other countries.
    • Wedding day dress

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Wedding day dresses, showing heavily decorated bodices with lace chemisettes and overlays, still emphasizing a small waist. Wedding dress has jewel neckline, long sleeves with ruffle cuffs, a triple layered full skirt, and a full length veil...
    • Day dresses

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Two young women in day dresses with conical ankle length skirts, one has pagoda sleeves over long sleeves and other just has long sleeves. Both have boots with slight heels and one wears a Eugenie hat trimmed with feathers. Girl has a short dress...
    • Women's dresses

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Two women's dresses, left dress has 'V' neckline with lace collar, fitted bodice with ruffle trim, fitted lower sleeves, narrow waistline; floor-length full skirt; ruffle edged, shawl, and a large bonnet trimmed with flowers and ribbons. Right...
    • Women's dresses

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Two women's dresses, both covered with increasingly large, lace-trimmed shawls, both have lace collars, gloves; floor-length, full skirts, and bonnets trimmed with flowers and ribbons. (Published for Modes de Paris)
    • Women's dresses

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Two women's dresses with sloping shoulders; long, full sleeves; belted waists; and full, floor-length skirts. Left dress has small, ruffled collar, shoulder accents, geometric pattern down center front, and a lace cap or bonnet with ribbon trim....
    • Two women seated

    • Cotton family--Homes and haunts--Iowa--DeWitt; Cotton, Della M.; Cotton, Bertha M.
    • Two women seated beside the back door of their house in DeWitt, Iowa. On the left is Della M. Cotton and on the right is Bertha M. Cotton. They are the daughters of Salem Cotton and his wife Mercy Brown.
    • Will He Never Come

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Two women at home. The left dress is blue silk with a double skirt, the longest being finished with narrow satin piping, a main work of the same extending on each side of the tunic. The Bertha collar is trimmed to correspond. The hair is dress...
    • Wakling dresses

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Two walking dresses both with high necklines, narrow waists, long sleeves and full skirts. Left dress menswear inspired with a bolero style jacket, vest, blouse, and 2 pockets on skirt; center front skirt, jacket edge, sleeves and pockets decorated...
    • Outing costumes

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Two outing costumes that exhibit the typical S-shaped silhouette of the period. The left outfit consists of a shirtwaist with a high collar, small bow tie, buttons down center front, long sleeves with cuffs, a belt, and a skirt with gores that...
    • Day dresses

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Two day dresses. The left dress shows a seamed and decorated bodice coming to a point at the waist, overhanging the shoulders are wide strips of fabric, the pagoda sleeves are extremely wide and 3/4 length with a lace blouse underneath, a lace...
    • Day dresses

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Two day dresses both with skirts evolving into a bustle shape. The left dress is striped and has a small, band collar; long, fitted sleeves, a ribbon belt tied slightly above the natural waistline, and a layered skirt with a long train. The right...
    • Writings in the College Quarterly (Iowa Agricultural College)

    • Welch, Mary B. (Mary Beaumont), 1840-1923 ; Iowa Agricultural College and Model Farm ; Iowa State College Department of Domestic Economy ; Home economics ; Women -- Education ; Technical education
    • Topics include subjects taught in domestic economy courses, measuring the work of women in the home, plea for the higher education of cooks, and the legitimacy of teaching domestic economy.

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