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June 14, 2022

Contact: Chantry Banks
Preservation Oklahoma, Inc.
Office: 405-525-5325

Overholser Mansion to Open New Fashion Exhibit

OKLAHOMA CITY — A new exhibit, “Early Influencers: How Anna Overholser & Henry Ione Overholser Perry Set the Style for Oklahoma City Women, 1903–1929,” will open to the public on Friday, July 1, at the Henry and Anna Overholser Mansion in Oklahoma City.

The exhibit will feature fashions and accessories worn by or inspired by Anna and Henry Ione that will be displayed on every floor of the historic home. A fashion timeline, as well as archival photos of the Overholser women and other trendsetters of the period, will be dotted throughout the displays.

A member preview of the exhibit will take place on the evening of Thursday, June 30, from 6 to 8 p.m. for Preservation Oklahoma and Oklahoma Historical Society members only.

The exhibit will remain open through the summer until August 31.

The Henry and Anna Overholser Mansion is located at 405 NW 15th St. in Oklahoma City. It is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information about tours and admission, please call 405-525-5325 or visit www.overholsermansion.org.

Preservation Oklahoma, Inc. is the state’s only private, nonprofit membership organization that is dedicated to promoting, supporting and coordinating historic preservation activities throughout the state. To learn more about Preservation Oklahoma, please visit www.preservationok.org.

The Henry and Anna Overholser Mansion is an affiliate of the Oklahoma Historical Society. The mission of the Oklahoma Historical Society is to collect, preserve and share the history and culture of the state of Oklahoma and its people. Founded in 1893 by members of the Territorial Press Association, the OHS maintains museums, historic sites and affiliates across the state. Through its research archives, exhibits, educational programs and publications the OHS chronicles the rich history of Oklahoma. For more information about the OHS, please visit www.okhistory.org.


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