Monday, February 13, 2012

Bras and Panties Are Historical



The Missouri History Museum would like people to send in panties, bras, corsets, and girdles in for an exhibit of undies. The museum is planning a major exhibit on the evolution of women's underwear and needs the public's help to round out its collection of old-fashioned and more recent unmentionables. The exhibit is provisionally "Underneath It All" exhibit is slated to open July 1.

SEEKING UNDERGARMENTS
If you're thinking of donating or lending items to the exhibit, send a email
with a description to
objects@mohistory.org. The museum is
still looking for these undergarments:
• Sleeve pads from the 1830s.
• Corsets from the 1860s and earlier.
• Bras from the 1930s through the early 1980s.
• Girdles from the 1940s through the 1960s.
• "Falsies," inflatable bras or other breast enhancements from the 1950s.
• Matching bra-and-panty sets from the 1960s.
• Training bras and other underwear for teenagers and pre- teens from the
1960s through the 1980s.
• "No-Bra" bras or any other examples of sheer bras from the late 1960s and
early 1970s.
• Jogbra bras from 1970s and other fitness-related underwear from the 1970s
and 1980s.
• Maternity and nursing- relater underwear from all time periods.
• Examples of more recent trends in women's underwear, such as large
shoulder pads from the 1980s, Wonderbra bras from the 1990s and backless bras
from the 1990s to the present.


I read that local hotels are planning packages for undie fetishists.



Read more: http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/metro/history-museum-might-want-your-old-underwear-for-upcoming-exhibit/article_5ce8031e-25f9-5dbf-abf9-31fc146c5b54.html#ixzz1mAYXZHlW

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New Hampshire's legislature is considering a ban on state workers wearing scents from perfume, cologne, or even soap from the state workplaces. If this measure passes, it would take effect in sixty days.

New Hampshire's motto is, "Live Free or Die."
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Dickinson State College recently made the news regarding 400 international students being awarded diplomas despite not meeting all of the graduation requirements. It was described as a "diploma mill." I hope there will not be a stigmatization of all North Dakota institutions by unpleasant out-of-state critics.

4 comments:

  1. "Live Free or Die." Just don't stink the place up.

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  2. Can we send Band-Aids or duct tape?

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  3. Lots of colleges and universities play fast and loose with the requirements when it comes to getting the foreign students' dollars. And they don't deliver much on their promises. If a foreign student goes to an institution in a large city, it's promising; but those stuck in small towns find it hard and lonely.

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  4. It's a silly thing on the surface, but I can see the point to New Hampshire's proposed ban. There are those who don't apply scents so much as they marinate in them...having some experience of being stuck on buses and metro cars with such ass clowns, I can sympathize with the legislators. "Live free or die" is a great motto, until you are ready to die from the stench of the overscented person next to you ...

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