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CW & Pop Culture: Wearing The Civil War?

Is apparel a form of history in pop-culture? I’m going to argue: yes! When I wear my historic 1839 and castled walls emblazed V.M.I. T-Shirt or my favorite Boston Lighthouse swag, I’m proclaiming my love of history to the entire … Continue reading

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1860’s Politics: How Did Voter Apparel Show Support For Candidates?

Do you wear t-shirts to support a favorite candidate? How about a bumper sticker on your car or truck? Hopefully, you got an “I voted” sticker┬átoday! In the 1860’s, they didn’t wear t-shirts, and I have yet to find a … Continue reading

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