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918 H Street SE
Auburn, WA 98002

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28728 Green River Rd SE, Kent, WA 98030

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WHITE RIVER VALLEY MUSEUM PRESS PHOTOS:
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White River Valley Museum Permanent Exhibits
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© Mike Hipple
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Suffer for Beauty: Women's History Revealed Through Undergarments
January 10 - June 17, 2018

shawl and skirt Guardians
Guardians
Maternity Corset
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The "bullet bra"!
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Corsets for Children
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Camille Clifford was a Belgian-born stage actress and the most famous model for the "Gibson Girl" illustrations. Her towering coiffure and hourglass figure defined the Gibson Girl style—helped out by some fine corsetry!
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A late 1800s beauty models a corset of the time, designed to push up her breasts, cinch in the waist, and accentuate the backwards flare of her derriere.
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Actress Lena Horne defined the style of the 1950s and 1960s supported by an uplifting bra and a waist cincher.
Detroit Public Library
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Sasquatch: Ancient Native Perspectives on the Mysterious Beings of the Woods Opens July 11, 2018
bukwus Guardians dzoonokwa
Bukwus masked character, image by Edward Curtis Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections, Northwestern University Libraries
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Dzoonokwa mask made by Bill Holm. Dzoonokwa is a forest giant revealed in Native stories and interviews from the Vancouver Island area.
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Dzoonokwa pole, image by Edward Curtis Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections, Northwestern University Libraries
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Mary Olson Farm