Presented by Rachel Pannabecker, Bethel College.
An examination of thrift stores in American society and their role in preserving the pop culture that emerged among the mass consumerism of the 20th century. Find out how stereotypes are adopted and propagated through consumerism, as seen in items found in thrift stores.
This event is part of the "Food for Thought" lunchtime lecture series and supports "Sorting Out Race," a special exhibition that uses thrift store race-related objects to explore race and racial identity.
Sponsored by: Thomas County Historical Society
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