Programs 

Gibson/Flapper First Ladies Outrageous Hats ’40s – ’50s Fashions
Loula Long Combs The Harvey Girls Underpinnings   Text
New Programs 2011 Pioneer Fashion First Ladies of ’20s Victorian “Extras”

First Ladies of the 1920s

Meet romantic Edith Wilson, “the duchess” Florence Harding, stylish Grace Coolidge and her pet raccoon, and studious Lou Hoover.

Part 1920s fashion show and part First Ladies program, costumed fashion historian Bonnie Hansen will bring four little-known First Ladies to life through story-telling and a beautiful 1920s-era vintage fashion show.

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Edith Wilson, shown here with husband, ca. 1915
Edith Wilson, shown here with husband, ca. 1915

First Lady Grace Coolidge with White House raccoon, Rebecca.
First Lady Grace Coolidge with their
White House raccoon, Rebecca.

Florence Harding, First Lady, Portrait by Philip De Laslo
Florence Harding, First Lady,
Portrait by Philip De Laslo

Portrait of Mrs. Calvin Coolidge – painted by Howard Chandler Christy in 1924
Portrait of Mrs. Calvin Coolidge –
painted by
Howard Chandler Christy in 1924

Mrs. Herbert Hoover in her Girl Scout Uniform
Mrs. Herbert Hoover in her
Girl Scout Uniform


Gibson/Flapper First Ladies Outrageous Hats ’40s – ’50s Fashions
Loula Long Combs The Harvey Girls Underpinnings   Text
New Programs 2011 Pioneer Fashion First Ladies of ’20s Victorian “Extras”