Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

Archival Anecdotes: No room for embarrassment

Undergarments are one of those rarely talked about luxuries. Assuming (as I always have) that earlier generations were more prudish and cautious about such private matters, I am still surprised each time that I have encountered undergarments within the Eddy County Museum collections.

I couldn't understand why anyone would donate their most intimate clothing to be on public display. But maybe t...

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