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kaitsubasaurus: Traditional Maldivian. Photo by Shifaz Huthee “One did not simply put on a Dhivehi Libaas. It was a symbol. The outspoken celebration of a girl becoming a woman. To wear one was to show pride in, and embrace one’s feminine-hood. Worn only on special occasions like your wedding ceremony or in the presence of royalty, boavalhu elhi libaas was the ultimate image of beauty and perfection among Maldivians.”
Ethel Merman Best remembered for her powerful mezzo-soprano voice, precise enunciation and pitch in musicals, despite the fact that she never took any singing lessons. When Merman began her career singing professionally, she had a great advantage, as stage singers performed without microphones.
Well-Behaved Women Poster
Well-Behaved Women include: Arundhati Roy; Rosa Parks; Sally Ride; Joan Baez; Billie Jean King; Zora Neale Hurston; Margaret Sanger; Alice Paul; Rigoberta Menchu Tum; Margaret Mead; Gertrude Stein; Susan B Anthony; Maya Lin; Helen Keller; Ruby Dee; Amy Goodman; Dorothea Lange; Georgia O'Keeffe; Marian Anderson; Julia Butterfly Hill; Eleanor Roosevelt; Emma Goldman; Winona LaDuke; Jeannette Rankin; Poster is 12" x 12"
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The height of Chicago’s millinery scene was in the 1940s. African-Americans such as (upper right) Miss Minnie Coleman (left), clerk, and Miss Selma Barbour, (right), managed the Cecilian Specialty Hat Shop, 454 East 47th Street, Chicago, Illinois. Philadelphia Milliner Lula Mae Reeves (fushia hat). Many women at the time trained to be milliners, which was considered a respectable career until hats lost popularity in the 1960s.