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They Wore America on Their Sleeves: Fashion and "Americanness" in Interwar America

Hess, Meagan
Format
Thesis/Dissertation; Online
Author
Hess, Meagan
Advisor
Howard, Alan
Abstract
Few periods demonstrate with such clarity the way fashions reflect their own times as do the 1920s and 1930s. This site explores the relationship between clothes and the character of America in these decades, showing how America's ever-changing face was mirrored in the mirrors of its citizens .
Language
English
Published
University of Virginia, Department of English, MA (Master of Arts), 2004
Published Date
2004-08
Degree
MA (Master of Arts)
Notes
Originally published on the XRoads site for the UVA American Studies program. Years range from 1995-2005. Content is captured at the level of functionality available on the date of capture.
Collection
Libra ETD Repository
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http://wayback.archive-it.org/5005/20141106214835/http://xroads.virginia.edu/~MA04/hess/Fashion/theyworeamericahome.html
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