Grace And Refinement

Grace-&-Refinement photo

Ladies in a military community introduced an element of grace, refinement and comfort to garrison life. These women often planned, promoted, and staged entertainment at the garrison.

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Image Credit:
Army officer, wife and children, Fort Garland, CO, 1874
Courtesy of Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C.


Last updated: April 10, 2015

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