Category Archives: clothing

How Clothing Dies (and How to Put Off the Inevitable)

The following is a shortened version of an article that appears in full in A.S.K.: ALHFAM’s Skill & Knowledge Base. Want full access to all 25,000 documents? Join today! Membership starts at just $30 per year for individuals. When is … Continue reading

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Updates from Montana…

Susan Reckseidler says: The keynote address at the tri-regional conference was delivered by none other than Calamity Jane… aka, Joyce Theirer, Phd, from Ride Into History. The key to successful Living History is to be authentic and accurate… and Jane/Joyce … Continue reading

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Cotton: The Fabric that Made the Modern World. That’s a bold statement. I might doubt the validity of the claim if anyone other than Giorgio Riello had made it. Professor Riello teaches global history at the University of Warwick. He … Continue reading

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Texas Fashion Collection

This is for all of you textile and clothing folks out there….  in other words – members of the HAT committee! As part of our ongoing site visits for next year’s conference here in Texas, we visited the fantastic Texas … Continue reading

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