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Whether she wears 'em or not, Milady buys 'em
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Valley Times Photo Collection
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Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph article dated March 23, 1960 partially reads, "Valley women are hatless, conservative millinery shoppers and they "can count on one hand" the number of times they ever wear hats. That could be a blow to the millinery industry, if it were not for the fact that these women still are buying hats - posy paved caps, unadorned bretons, big buckets, halos and simple sailors. And, as they said while Easter bonnet shopping in a Valley shop the other day, they wear them to church, the PTA and when they "go into downtown Los Angeles." But, of the more than 20 women who wandered into that millinery department, only one was wearing a hat - last year's model." Pictured is Mrs. Alberta Burgart, "I'm looking for a crazy hat."; See images #00122881 through #00122887 and 00143875 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 13 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Women's hats--California--San Fernando Valley
Fashion--California--San Fernando Valley
Women--California--San Fernando Valley
Hats--California--San Fernando Valley
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
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