Fashion Statements: Clothes, Classism, and the Civil War
Saturday, January 13, 1:00-2:00 p.m.
A brief look at fashion in the U.S. during the 1850s- 60s, its links to different social classes, and how it was impacted by the Civil War.
About the speaker:
Jolee Sanders is the archivist at the Southern Museum. She received her Master of Public History from the University of West Georgia and is passionate about sharing history and preserving it for future generations. Her current interest is in the development of fashion through history and across cultures, and the messages people send through the clothes they choose to wear.