A History of Civil War Fashion with The Victorian Lady, Kandie Carle

Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.

March 14th program

Join the Athol Public Library at 568 Main Street, Athol, on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 6:00 p.m., when we welcome The Victorian Lady, Kandie Carle, as she presents: A History of Civil War Fashion.

While dressed in actual vintage and authentically reproduced undergarments, clothing, and accessories, Kandie Carle shares humor, history, and intriguing anecdotes about fashion, home life, and etiquette during the Civil War. This program includes audience participation and questions are encouraged throughout. Topics covered will be: History of undergarments, fashion, home life, families, workplace, society, rules of etiquette, notable people, leisure activities, inventions, role of servants, and personal adornment.

Kandie Carle has been working in the theatre for more than three decades as an actress, dancer, singer, and director throughout the U.S. and abroad. Her performance resume ranges from Shakespeare to musical comedy. Ms. Carle is based in East Haddam, CT, and travels throughout the country performing. Ms. Carle is also a consultant and teaches workshops for first person interpretation for living history professionals, and, as a member of Polite Society, offers performances and demonstrations covering the social dances of 1800 - 1920.

This library program is free and open to the public.

Please call the library at 978-249-9515 to sign up. Due to popularity of programs, registration is required.

This performance is funded in part by a grant from the Athol Cultural Council, which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a State Agency, and the Friends of the Athol Public Library.