Tag Archives: Florida

Honor Your Archivist

One of my favorite photo streams on Flikr is the State Library and Archives of Florida.  To mark Women’s History Month, they have been posting photos of important Florida women.  This one shows Dorothy Dodd, the state’s first archivist, being … Continue reading

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Traveling to Florida, 1948

Sometimes I wonder if the “resort collections” in the high fashion industry really have a function anymore.  After all, we can now travel to warmer climates anywhere in the world anytime we want–if have the money.  Before that option became … Continue reading

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Life in the Sun Belt–Florida 1960

Look no further than this photo for evidence that clothing choices depend on where one lives as much as they do on prevailing trends. This happy older couple in Florida is decked out in the brightest of colors, what looks … Continue reading

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