- Dothan, AL
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This enthralling book journeys through every major era of fashion history: classical Greece and Rome; the court dress of the Chinese Tang dynasty; the emergence of the Japanese kimono; early Native American and Pre-Columbian textiles; Renaissance, Restoration, and Romantic costume; the Belle Epoque and Art Deco; sportswear, ready-to-wear, and haute couture; the British menswear revolution; Japanese street fashion---and much, much more.
Photo of the Week 8/18/2014. Front of brochure for Wiregrass Festival of Murals, Dothan, AL. Not dated. Murals are painted on walls of downtown buildings. Map indicates downtown Dothan location, title of the mural, and short history of the event(s) depicted in the mural. From RG 130 Wiregrass Festival of Murals trojan.troy.edu/...
Don't forget that July is National Ice Cream Month! Our friends at Smithsonian Libraries uncover homemade ice cream freezers from the late 1800s.
Monuments Men (from left to right) George Stout, Sgt. Travese, Walker Hancock, and Lt. Kovalyak at the excavation of Bernterode. George Clooney plays a character based on Stout in the movie. (Walker Hancock Collection, courtesy of the Monuments Men Foundation.)