At the same time, I am fearful of trying to take on too much -- too many variables. So this trip reduces the complexity to the intersectional life courses of white women of my own age, but with whom I share a common origin. I lived in Nebraska for the first eight years of my life, seven in the bustling railroad town of North Platte. How would my life have been different if my family had not moved to the New Jersey suburbs, and then to rural New England? What was it like to grow up in North Platte?
Specifically, I expect to begin with questions like these:
- Who have been their style influencers/icons?
- Where do they shop?
- Do they sew or knit?
- What were high school dress codes like in the 1960s?
- What do they wear to work? To church? Grocery shopping?
- What do they think of Advanced Style