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This guide archives the exhibits and displays which Lehman Library has provided to the campus in recent years.

Dressing Appropriately


The History of the Shippensburg University Women's Dress Code


Celebrating Women’s History Month with the Shippensburg University Archives

March 1-31, 2016

The Story

Did you know that the university had a dress code for women until the 1970s?


Dressing Appropriately: The History of the Shippensburg University Women’s Dress Code, an

exhibit featuring photographs and ephemera from the Archives, will explore the evolution of the

campus dress code and highlight student fashion from the 1940s-1950s.


Visit the lower level of Lehman Library to view the exhibit throughout the month of March.

The Exhibit