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Baltic Federation Presents National Dresses To Museum

As a Centennial project of the three associations which form the Baltic Federation of Edmonton, national dresses of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania have been presented to the Provincial Museum and Archives of Alberta. The new structure will be officially opened the evening of December 6.

Sentative of dresses worn by women and girls of local districts in the three Baltic states, were presented by Mrs. Ilmar Pals, 4207 – 115 Street, of Estonian Association of Edmonton; Mrs. Adam Kantautas, 12010 – 87 Avenue of the Edmonton branch of the Canadian Lithuanian Association, and by Dr. A. G. Rudovics of the Latvian Association. They were received by Bruce McCorquodale, head curator of the museum.

It is expected the costumes will be used for display in the ethnic section of the human history division.

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