Dress, Worn on First Day of Kindergarten, 1980

Summary

The first day of school often brings excitement, curiosity, wariness, and for some, a little bit of fear. Preparing for this big day usually means fresh school supplies -- crayons, pencils, notebooks, schoolbags or backpacks -- and sometimes even a brand new outfit to wear. Megan Mines donned this plaid Kelly green dress and headed off to her first day of kindergarten in Warren, Ohio, in 1980.

The first day of school often brings excitement, curiosity, wariness, and for some, a little bit of fear. Preparing for this big day usually means fresh school supplies -- crayons, pencils, notebooks, schoolbags or backpacks -- and sometimes even a brand new outfit to wear. Megan Mines donned this plaid Kelly green dress and headed off to her first day of kindergarten in Warren, Ohio, in 1980.

Artifact

Dress (Garment)

Date Made

1980

Creators

Unknown

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

2016.30.48

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Cindee Mines.

Material

Cloth

Color

Green

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