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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Do you wear an apron? Did you mother? Grandmother? While the practicality of aprons hasn't changed, their popularity over the past 100 years has undergone many shifts. Briefly in disfavor at the start of the women's rights movement, aprons are now valued for what they tell us about history and the women who wore them. Christy Hagar's program, "Vintage Aprons, Voices from the Past," showcases aprons from the Victorian era to the 1980s with information on each style accompanied by music of that period. To reserve a seat for the presentation at the Tappmeyer Homestead on Sunday, July 25, 2 p.m., email TappmeyerHomestead@gmail.com. The elegant Italianate-Victorian farmhouse at 2 Barnes West Drive, Millennium Park, behind Barnes Jewish West Hospital at Olive Blvd and Mason, opens at noon with an exhibit of "Kitchen Culture" from the late 1800s/early 1900s and a display of period aprons. Free will donations to benefit women's educational opportunities will be collected at the program.
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