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Accessories
Summary
The young ladies of Evanston in the 1920s knew they would not be completely dressed for a party until they picked up a new fan.
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Clothing
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This garment began life as a confirmation dress made of white silk chiffon.
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Clothing
Summary
Evening dress of silk chiffon and glass beading.
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Lesson Plans
Summary
Lesson plans for teachers, grades 9-12, using the Dawes House to provide more insight to novels from the early 20th century. Click to view the lesson plan. Downloadable PDF also available.
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Lesson Plans
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Lesson plans for teachers, grades 6-12, discussing the different roles of the many people who lived in the Dawes House and their experiences. Click to view the lesson plan. Downloadable PDF also available.
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Lesson Plans
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Lesson plans for teachers, grades 6-12, discussing technology, class, domestic life, and material culture. Click to view the lesson plan. Downloadable PDF also available.
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The Evanston History Center is celebrating 125 years! This collection tells the history of the Evanston History Center. Scroll down to view historical materials on this history.
Chicago Ave looking south from campus ca 1887.jpg
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Histories
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Photograph of Chicago Ave. looking south from Northwestern's campus and a document that shares the history of the first 30 years of the Evanston History Center.
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Histories
Summary
This document is a timeline of the history of the Evanston Historical Society from 1897-2009.