From the Gibson Girl to the Flapper, women's fashion evolution from the early 1900s to the 1920s in the United States was due to new economic and social factors for women. From the Gibson Girl to the Flapper, women's fashion evolution from the early 1900s to the 1920s in the United States was due to new economic and social factors for women.
This exhibition, Downtown Revitalization Beginnings, is the second part of a series of exhibitions that is highlighting the early efforts of the many groups and community leaders that banded together to jump start the revitalization of downtown north of the train tracks. This will start with the renovation of the Paramount Theatre in 1987 and will end with the renovation of the Wooten Hotel in 2004.
The Grace Museum will present “Citizens at Last: The Woman Suffrage Movement in Texas,” an exhibition produced by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, “Citizens at Last” is made possibly in part by a We the People grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
This exhibition will highlight the career of Abilene architect David S. Castle. As one of the most significant and prominent architects in Abilene and the Big Country in the early to mid-1900s, David S. Castle designed and built hundreds of schools, residential buildings, hotels, medical buildings, municipal buildings, churches, recreational buildings, and courthouses.