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Sub Section: Education
The Young Ladies were sent to the finest boarding and finishing schools, taught etiquette, music and dance lessons, to be properly trained in widening their acquaintance with the New York Society. 
 
Article Name: An Old New York School
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11/22/2010

 
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Article Name: Private, Boarding Schools For Young Ladies-1891
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11/22/2010

 
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Miriam Medina

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Article Name: Private, Boarding Schools For Young Ladies: 1893-1894
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11/22/2010

 
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Miriam Medina

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Article Name: Private, Boarding Schools For Young Ladies: 1895
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11/22/2010

 
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Miriam Medina

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Article Name: Private, Boarding Schools For Young Ladies: 1910
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11/22/2010

 
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Miriam Medina

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Article Name: Private, Boarding Schools For Young Ladies: Brooklyn 1883
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11/22/2010

 
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Miriam Medina

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Web Link: Lectures To Young Women: Female Education by William G. Eliot Jr. 1854 Pages 100-132
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
Website:

Making of America

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Sub Section: Literature and Manners
"Knowledge is good, whether immediately useful or not; that the object of her studying is not merely to learn something which she can put to practical use, but self-improvement for the improvement's sake."
 
Article Name: Etiquette For Elderly Girls
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
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Miriam Medina

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Web Link: The Language of Nineteenth Century Etiquette Books
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
Website:

Glenna Jo Christen

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Web Link: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens 1843 
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
Website:

Literature.org

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Web Link: Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
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Literature.org

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Web Link: Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
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Literature.org

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Web Link: Tale of Two Cities
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
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Literature.org

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Black Beauty by Anna Sewell 1877
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
Website:

Literature Project.com

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Web Link: Little Women by Louisa M. Alcott
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
Website:

Bibliomania

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An Old Fashion Girl by Louisa M. Alcott
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
Website:

Alcott Thefreelibrary.com

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Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
Website:

Page by Page

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Web Link:
Wuthering Heights
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
Website:

Literature.org

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Sub Section:
Music
When it came to spiritual and physical improvement, music was an excellent format, but, when it was a question of pure entertainment, a party was expected to look to the ladies.
 
Web Link:
The Music Room
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
Website:

Victoria's Past

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Song by Frances S. Osgood: Godey's Lady's Book 1850
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
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Godey's Lady's Book-Rochester

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19th Century Music
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
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Towne Victorian

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An After Dinner Music Scene
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
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Fashion Era.com

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Web Link: The Piano: Chronology Timeline 1800s
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
Website:

Piano 300

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Web Link: Music For Piano and Other Instruments 1870-1885
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
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Library of Congress

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Short Biographies of Selected Quality Piano Builders
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
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Kenneth Brewer Antique Pianos

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Web Link: History of Banjo: Heartstrings by Cate House
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
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University of North Carolina

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Web Link: The Banjo and Young Ladies of High Society
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
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Dr. Horsehair Music Company

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Romanticism 1820-1910 (Period in Music History)
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
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Chicago Symphony Orchestra

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Middle Romanticism: Johannes Brahms 1893-1897
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
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Think Quest.org

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Middle Romanticism: Antonin DvoraK 1841-1904
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
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Think Quest.org

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Middle Romanticism: Pyotr llych Tchaikovsky 1840-1893
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
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Think Quest. org

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Featured Syphonies
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
Website:

Think Quest. org

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Sub Section: Dancing Schools, Classes and Dance
Dancing gave young ladies the opportunity to demonstrate their individual agility and grace. When she arrived at a dance, for example, each young woman received a dance card on which young men signed up for the various dances.
 
Article Name: Dancing Schools and Academies
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
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Miriam Medina

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Article Name: Young Misses of Society Dancing Class Tid-Bits
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
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Miriam Medina

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Web Link: Cotillion Dance
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
Website:

Street Swing Dance History Archives

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Web Link: The Quadrille
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
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Street Swing Dance History Archives

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Web Link:
The Most Generally Known Figures of Quadrille
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
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Hosted by Geocities

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The Polka
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
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Street Swing Dance History Archives

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The Waltz
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
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Street Swing Dance History Archives

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The Minuet
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
Website:

Street Swing Dance History Archives

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Dance Favors: New Cotillion Favors For the Season, Harper's Bazaar 1899
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
Website:

Victoriana.com

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Web Link:
Dance Card Museum
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
Website:

The Drawing Room

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Ballroom Dancing
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
Website:

The Drawing Room

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Web Link:
Manners, Culture and Dress of the Best American Society: Dancing
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
Website:

J. R. Burroughs and Company

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Sub Section:
Fashion for The Young Ladies and Portraits
"All Victorian ladies  by which we mean women of sufficient means to be able to follow fashion, wore roughly the same types of garments during the course of the nineteenth century. What changed was the cut, construction and materials."
 
Web Link:
Victorian Collars
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
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Victorian Emporium

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Corsets From Lord and Taylor Department Store Catalog
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
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Victoriana.com

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Corset Advertisements From 1900-1914
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
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Victoriana.com

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History of Hairstyles of The Victorian Era
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
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Shooting Star History

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History of Hair Jewelry in Victorian America
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
Website:

Historic North Hampton Museum and Education Ctr.

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Ladies Bonnets: 1850's-1860's
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
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Victorian Millinery.com

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Web Link:
Is a Hat A Frivolous Accessory Or A Necessity?
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
Website:

Vintage Fashion Guild

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Web Link:
Mother's Vanity
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
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Towne Victorian

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Web Link:
Well Dressed Victorian Ladies (Photos) #1
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
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Roger Vaughan Picture Library

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Fashion in the 1830s and '40s
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
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Ladies Treasury

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The Crinolan Era, Fashion in the 1850s and '60s
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
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Ladies Treasury

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The Busle Era, Fashion in the 1870's and '80s
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
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Ladies Treasury

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1878 Ball & Bridal Dresses
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
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Ladie's Treasury

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 New York Fashions: Spring Skirts and Tailored Costumes-Harpers Bazaar March, 1892
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
Website:

Ladie's Treasury

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 Victorian Garden Hat, Hoods & Gloves June 29, 1872-Harper's
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
Website:

Victoriana.com

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Web Link:
 A Young Lady's Portrait
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
Website:

Daguerre.org

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Web Link:
 A Smart Young Lady c 1884 (photo)
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
Website:

Old Photos

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Web Link:
 A Young Lady's Portrait
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
Website:

NW Heritage.org

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Web Link:
Jessica
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
Website:

Sue Halstenberg Fine Art

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Web Link:
  Red Hat Lady
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
Website:

Sue Halstenberg Fine Art

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 Victoria
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
Website:

Sue Halstenberg Fine Art

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Web Link:
 A Lady Waiting
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
Website:

Sue Halstenberg Fine Art

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Web Link:
Victorian Dress Ensembles
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
Website:

Premier Design Historic Clothing

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Web Link:
 Ladies Bloomers, Jackets and Vests
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
Website:

Premier Design Historic Clothing

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Web Link:
Ladies Petticoats and Gloves
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
Website:

Premier Design Historic Clothing

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Web Link:
 Late 19th and Early 20th Century Ladies' Dress Glossary
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
Website:

A. Bender

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 Victorian Jewelry
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
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Sassy Classics

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 1894 Portrait
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
Website:

Robert F. Vaughn

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 1885 Portrait
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
Website:

Robert F. Vaughn

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 1888 Portrait
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
Website:

Robert F. Vaughn

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Sub Section:
 The Debutante's Introduction To Society
"There are probably no social incidents that serve to bring so large a number of young society people together as "coming-out" receptions. They are looked upon by young society girls as being among the most important events in their lives."
 
Article Name: The Season of Receptions 1883
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
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Miriam Medina

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Article Name: Launched Into Society 1884
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11/22/2010

 
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Miriam Medina

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Article Name: A Lady of Old New York 1884
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
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Miriam Medina

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Article Name: Debutante Bouquets: Their Uses and Their Abuses 1884
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11/22/2010

 
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Miriam Medina

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Article Name: How To Shine In Society 1885
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11/22/2010

 
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Miriam Medina

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Article Name: Soon To Enter Society 1894
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
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Miriam Medina

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Article Name: Presentation At Court-English Society
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11/22/2010

 
Article By:

Dawn Aiello

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Article Name: Debutante Tid-Bits
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
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Miriam Medina

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Article Name: Dance For Debutantes 1907
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11/22/2010

 
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Miriam Medina

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Article Name: Debutante Dance For Miss Tuckerman 1907
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11/22/2010

 
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Miriam Medina

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Article Name: Debutante Dance At Colony Club 1907
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11/22/2010

 
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Article Name: Miss Morris Makes Debut At Sherry's
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11/22/2010

 
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Article Name: Forthcoming Debutante Balls Here Recall Cotillions of Earlier Days 1955
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11/22/2010

 
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Web Link: The Debutante
Date Posted:

11/22/2010

 
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Bartleby.com

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