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1954 - Parade at the Village Hall, by children wearing clothes made by their mothers

These photographs appeared in the press in 1954 and show a parade at the Village Hall, by children wearing clothes made by their mothers, at the Quorn Evening Institute.

Picture one:
Presents for Teacher
Miss D Ashmore, teacher of dressmaking at Quorn evening institute, receiving gifts from Judith and Valerie Field and Jennifer Smith; also in the picture are Mrs Taylor, Mrs Leeman and Mrs Field

Picture two:
Eleven well dressed girls
A few tips from one mannequin to the others, before the start of the parade in which children modelled clothes made by their mothers at Quorn Evening Institute's annual exhibition at the Village hall on Tuesday.

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 Submitted on: 2012-07-08
 Submitted by: Val Seal and Judith Archdale (daughters of Phyllis and Jack Field)
 Artefact ID: 1652
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