Archives Photograph Collection

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title:

Barbara VanFliet wears dress from Gone With The Wind

image number:

P0024613

description:

This image scanned from an uncited newspaper clipping found in the scrapbook of Hilda Lease. The clipping appears to have come from an issue of "Collegiate Digest: National College News In Picture and Paragraph."

Barbara VanFliet wore to the March 8, 1940 Junior Prom a dress worn by Vivien Leigh in the 1939 film Gone With The Wind. The dress had been on exhibit in Chicago and was sent to Bloomington for VanFliet to wear.

date taken:

1940 March 8

photographer studio:

McConnell, Robert

accession number:

4406

copyright owner:

McConnell, Robert ?

personal name:

VanFliet, Barbara

event name:

Junior Prom

event name:

Gone With The Wind

topic:

Women

topic:

Dresses

topic:

Costumes

city:

Bloomington

state:

Indiana

series:

Individuals