WHTC CANCELS Women's History Month presentation

For immediate release March 1, 2007

WHEN: 2 p.m., March 3, 2007
WHERE: Western Historic Trails Center, 3434 Richard Downing Ave., Council Bluffs


Contact: Jeff Morgan, Jeff.Morgan@iowa.gov, (515) 281-3858

(DES MOINES) – Pat Helfer of Marshalltown will present “Fantastic Facts about Females and Fashion – The Victorian Era” at 2 p.m. Learn about stiff-spined women with pounds of petticoats, bustles and chatelaines. Women corseted within an inch of their life, etiquette manuals prescribing every reaction and every household duty and rules of mourning. If desired, please wear something from this era or bring something from this era - think of the movies Gone with the Wind or Titanic. For more information, call (712) 366-4900.


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