Title: Voguette’s Social Club Debutante Cotillion Program
Collection Number: Kingsport Community Manuscript Collection (KCMC) 420
Physical Description: 1 folder
Repository: Archives of the City of Kingsport
Provenance: The collection was donated by Mitzi Gilmer in January 2009.
Access/Restrictions: There are no restrictions on use of this collection for research purposes. The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.
Processed by: This collection was processed by Brianne Wright and opened for research in February 2009.
This collection should be cited as:
Voguette’s Social Club Debutante Cotillion Program, September 4, 1965. KC Manuscript Collection 420, Archives of the City of Kingsport, Tennessee.
The Voguette’s Social Sewing Club began in November 1951 with eight women. In 1965, the club sponsored the first Debutante Cotillion to “encourage finer womanhood.” The event presented 16 girls from Douglass and GateCityHigh Schools.
SCOPE AND CONTENT
The collection contains one program from the September 4, 1965 Debutante Cotillion. The program contains a history of the club, a list of members, names of parents and their escorts, and a picture of the debutantes.
1. Voguette’s Social Club Debutante Cotillion Program, September 4, 1965