Ever wondered how those clothes in the past were created and worn? Well, Abby Cox of American Duchess and Royal Vintage Shoes did. She studied dress-making in the 18th century and has recreated those styles using the techniques of the period. This is a fascinating discussion about experimental historic archaeology. We even talk about hair care and how people kept clean in a time that seems so dirty when compared to modern times. The discussion might surprise you!
On today's episode, we interview Tom King, the senior archaeologist for the International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery, or, TIGHAR. They just finished their most recent expedition to the island where they think Amelia Earhart and Fred Noonan landed their Lockheed Electra. It's still uncertain what happened after they landed, but, the evidence is building. This episode covers the most recent expedition to Nickamororo Island.
Bonnie Clark joins this episode to chat about her work at Amache, a Japanese-American Internment Camp that operated during WWII, and descendant populations.
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