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From Bonnets to Bell Bottoms
CHS Buzz Latest News March 24, 2015

A Century of Connecticut Fashion Discussed

The Connecticut Historical Society’s “From Bonnets to Bell Bottoms: A Century of Connecticut Fashion” road show has drawn people from all over the state who are interested in the history of style. On March 18, Karen DePauw, research and collections associate at Connecticut Historical Society, gave a fascinating presentation on clothing from the Civil War…
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Robert Gregson
CHS Buzz Latest News February 23, 2015

CT Historical Society and TheaterWorks Building Arts & Culture in Downtown Hartford

Hartford, Conn., February 19, 2015: Continuing in its effort to bring the resources of its museum into the community, the Connecticut Historical Society has partnered with TheaterWorks to present a satellite exhibit that visually explores the presence of arts and culture organizations in downtown Hartford with an emphasis on how they were affected by urban…
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aute History: A Vintage-Inspired Fashion Show
March, 2015

Connecticut Historical Society to Host Haute History: A Vintage-Inspired Fashion Show on May 9

Hartford, Conn., March 18, 2015 – Seeking ideas from the past to make your current fashion statement? Want to learn how clothing design over the past century has informed today’s trends? The Connecticut Historical Society’s (CHS) Haute History: A Vintage Inspired Fashion Show will help you make the connection. The perfect Mother’s Day weekend outing In two…
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