updo’s, collars and coffee > excerpt:. Bust

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coffee has an interesting way of showing up in our cultural conversation. an exCerpt, of coffee and its collective appearance as a character in the every day.

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Ladies Lounge, 1913

“These ladies got their own lunchroom… and their own pots of coffee as well.”

Will you look.at.these.ladies?!

Such style adorned them in the early 20th century. Although uniformly dressed, individuality is ever so present; in their smiles, in their sitting postures and in the spirals of their Edwardian hair knots.

Oh, to have coffee here with these ladies one can only imagine the stories they and this room held. cde

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