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Newly Wed 2008


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Newly Wed 2008

  1. 1. A New Family at Home Docent Exhibit Lecture Ware Petznick April 2008
  2. 2. On being a “housewife…at home” A historic house museum exhibit lecture focusing on the life and expectations of Mamie McFaddin Ward as a newlywed living in her parents’ Beaumont, Texas, home, ca. 1920. How much could Mamie do at home? Have luncheons when Ida wasn’t? Arrange flowers? Organize linens from her trousseau? Keep up her facial routine and figure?
  3. 3. Mamie McFaddin’s trendsetting Russian headdress and veil, May 1919… fashion continued beyond 1921