What George Wore and Sally Didn't: Surprising Stories from America's Past

What George Wore and Sally Didn't: Surprising Stories from America's Past

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Overview

History is illuminated in this examination of Chicago and American history using artifacts from the Chicago Historical Society's vast collection such as George Washington's inaugural suit The past is given a physical presence by objects such as Sally Rand's spectacular ostrich-feather fans, which foreshadowed a fundamental transformation in American values. The Society's collection includes more than 20 million artifacts and documents, ranging from the precious to the mundane, which reveal the range of people and experiences that have built Chicago and America. These artifacts are brought to life in these stories of individuals whose experiences give meaning to and shape our understanding of the past.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780913820216
Publisher: Chicago Historical Society
Publication date: 03/15/1999
Pages: 168
Product dimensions: 10.96(w) x 9.26(h) x 0.49(d)

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