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MRHC presents the Special Exhibit: The Story Behind Their Clothes April 26, 2021

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MRHC presents the Special Exhibit: The Story Behind Their Clothes April 26, 2021

The Marquette Regional History Center presents the Special Exhibit:
The Story Behind Their Clothes
April 26, 2021 – January 8, 2022
What do Yoopers wear? Yoopers have been pioneers, Victorian businessmen, farming women, immigrant families, Northern students and more. These clothes represent some of the many ordinary people who helped shape our community over the last 170 years. This exhibit draws from the MRHC’s extensive collection of clothing and accessories from the fashionable to the everyday. Items seldom displayed include handmade deerskin gloves, a handwoven linen dress, and a young girl’s silk outfit made from her father’s World War II flight jacket lining. It will examine who made or altered the item or where it was purchased. This close look at clothing, including its interior and construction, will help us understand the people who wore it. For more info visit marquettehistory.org or call 906.226.3571. Attached image: Compliments of the John M. Longyear Research Library

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