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Catalog Number 4762-1
Title Skirt, YMCA, USA, World War I, Edna Perin Labarrere
Object Name Skirt
Description Olive drab mid-calf length, A-line wool skirt with two side pockets. Flat front panel. Back panel gathered at waist. Hook/eye and snap side closure. Webbing type lining along inside waistband. Black and white fabric label at inner right hemline reads "This article Berlou Moth Proofed 10 year Guarantee."
Year Range from 1918
Year Range to 1919
Material Wool/Fabric/Metal
Makers mark Written in pencil on back inner seam:

4830
Used France; England; Lincoln; Lancaster County
Length (in) 32
Width (in) 14.5
People Perin, Edna, 1888-1931
Search Terms World War I
Young Men's Christian Association
Event World War I
History Edna Perin Labarrere of Lincoln, Nebraska, graduated from the University of Nebraska in 1911 and was National Treasurer of Delta Delta Delta Sorority for several years. She did canteen and patrol work for the YMCA in France and England, 1918-1919. After the war, Edna married Louis Labarrere. The marriage was cut short by Louis' death in 1927. Edna Perin Labarrere died in 1931.

RG2376.AM: Perin Family
Credit line Mrs. S. W. Perin, Lincoln (Lancaster), Nebraska
Collection Perin, Mrs. S.W.
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