1930s Red & White Day Dress
Red and white checked, large gingham, with bias cut and tucked yoke with narrow white pique collar. Bias cut capped sleeves. Large white button along center front of yoke. Self belt.
This dress belonged to Grace Heck Faust. Grace was born 11/15/1905 to Thomas J. Heck and Mary Maxon. Thomas was a high school teacher and later he was also a bailiff in a courthouse. Grace graduated from the Ohio State University in 1928 and received her law degree from OSU in 1930. She was one of two female law graduates in her class. She would go on to become the first female prosecutor in Ohio. She married for the first time in 1977 to Leo Faust, a fellow attorney.
“1930s Red & White Day Dress,” Fashion2Fiber, accessed January 25, 2020, https://fashion2fiber.osu.edu/items/show/5119.
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