Avery's Rest: On Personal Adornment
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Straight pins, button molds, and scrap metal: the colonial keys to understanding the Avery family’s lives after they moved from bustling Boston to rural Delaware. Get to know the commonplace, domestic operations of Avery’s Rest in this episode with historian Julianne Danna.

Check out her full paper: Culture and  Comfort: A Study of Personal Adornment at Avery’s Rest


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