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The Minnesota Historical Society preserves and makes available a wide range of materials chronicling Minnesota's history and culture. The goals of the Collections Department are to collect and preserve; provide access and interpretation; and engage in education and outreach. This blog is a tool to share these stories and let people know what is happening in the department.

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By: Lori Williamson | Item of the Day | June 1, 2021

It definitely has been sundress weather around here lately!
Today we share this one from 1958. This summer sundress features a modern stained glass block print, with a skirt flared from fitted waistband.  And ladies rejoice, it has pockets! It is a Tina Lesser Original design.