Collection Spotlight - Throwback Thursday - Party Dress
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87.13.272 – Party Dress. Orange-color, made of chiffon. Short in length with a low neck. Worn about 1920, belonged to Dorothy Wither. Wither owned and operated a ladies’ clothing store for 46 years. The Dorothy Shop became a town icon, while Wither served her community in numerous ways. In 1959, she led a campaign to establish the Tread of Pioneers Museum.
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