Crowd in Period Dress
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Photographic postcard of a group of men and women dressed in clothing of the mid-nineteenth century pose at the side of a Baraboo Street. Most of the women are holding fans. Two women hold American flags; a man in the background holds a sign saying "The Girl I left [sic] Behind Me." Several women on the sidewalk at left are wearing clothing from the time the photograph was taken. A long patriotic banner has been hung above the sidewalk. There are large awnings on the buildings behind the group.
Image ID: 106934
Creation Date: 1918 ca.
Creator Name: Trimpey, Ephraim Burt
Collection Name: Trimpey, Ephraim Burt : Photographs, circa 1910-1940
Original Format Type: photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number: PH 170
Original Dimensions: 5.5 x 3.5 inches
A card attached to the photograph states, "Group of women dressed in clothing of 1840-1880 (?), apparently for a local pageant or parade of historical context, posed with bystanders along a main street sidewalk in Baraboo, Wis., about 1918."
Central business districts
Clothing and dress
Signs and signboards
Signs and symbols
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