Mt. Lebanon History Center to 'Dress for Success' in Center Debut

By Molstre, Kristin | Tribune-Review/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, June 4, 2009 | Go to article overview

Mt. Lebanon History Center to 'Dress for Success' in Center Debut


Molstre, Kristin, Tribune-Review/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review


The Historical Society of Mount Lebanon will realize a milestone when it opens a door to the past on Friday.

The 140-member organization christens its new History Center in the former Dr. Clarence McMillan house on Lebanon Avenue with an exhibit titled "What We Wore."

"It is just the perfect space for us right now," said M.A. Jackson, the society's president. "We have a reception area, the second room will be a display area and the back room is for our files and our research."

The exhibit will feature at least 12 donated items of clothing from 1890 to 1950 and corresponding photographs of Mt. Lebanon residents wearing the items or similar items from the same period. A "Best of Mt. Lebanon" basket will be raffled off and refreshments will be served.

Longtime Mt. Lebanon resident Peg Smith, 82, donated a number of items to the historical society, including her mother's 1925 wedding dress.

"My husband and I are getting ready to move to the old people's home, so we are clearing out a lot of files, and I am finding a lot of things I think just ought to be kept by somebody," she said.

One of those items is a book written by Samuel A. Newman, a friend of her parents, documenting his experience as a captured Naval Reserve officer on Guam and the years he spent as a prisoner of war in Japan. …

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