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Fort Walla Walla Museum explores the history of Parisian fashion in Théâtre de la Mode lecture

Jaime Fields, A&E Reporter May 6, 2021

 Twenty miniature mannequins stand, posed on the stage, wearing the latest Parisian fashions from the mid-1940s, with colorful dresses down just past the knee and tiny hats at a slight angle. The picture...

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Mapping the history of the Walla Walla Blue Mountain Railroad

Jaime Fields, A&E Reporter October 1, 2020

Clark Colahan, a retired Spanish Language and Literature Professor at Whitman College, likes to describe his story about stumbling across the forgotten map of the Blue Mountain Railroad and the adventures...

Photo by Caroline Ashford Arya

Fort Walla Walla Museum debuts “Sewn Into History: A Century of Quilts” special exhibit

Eric Anderson, A&E Editor September 22, 2016

Interesting and unique historical artifacts are abound at the Fort Walla Walla Museum, which specializes in local specimens from the period preceding World War II. Perhaps the most compelling, however,...

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