Selections from Hagley Museum and Library's archives and published collections on the history of American business, technology, and innovation.
The Hagley Vault
It's starting to feel like Fall might actually arrive this year here at Hagley Museum and Library. We're welcoming this return of temperate weather by roaming the grounds while we can, and nothing says "Outdoor Life" like Erwin Mill's Everglaze cotton slacks by Bilt-Well of Boston.
This 1958 photograph is part of Hagley Library's Joseph Bancroft and Sons Company, Miss America collection (Accession 1972.430), and was part of an ongoing series of fashion photographs commissioned by the company.Read more...
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