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The Life Cycle of Clothing

September 12, 2023 - 6:00pm7:00pm
Oak Park River Forest Museum
129 Lake St
Oak Park, IL 60302
United States

Join us for a program  by historian Erika Holst on "The Life Cycle of Clothing."

Americans invested a tremendous amount of labor into making and maintaining their wardrobes during the 19th century. This presentation will explore the life cycle of clothing during the 1800s: how it was created, mended, remade, washed, and ultimately recycled.

The program will begin at 6 p.m. at Oak Park River Forest Museum. Admission is free for all.