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When Did Girls Start Wearing Pink?Every generation brings a new definition of masculinity and femininity that manifests itself in children’s dress. Little Franklin Delano Roosevelt sits primly on a stool, his white skirt spread smoothly over his lap, his hands clasping a hat trimmed with a marabou feather. Shoulder-length hair and patent leather party shoes complete the ensemble. We find the look unsettling today, yet social convention of 1884,
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when FDR was photographed at age 2 1/2, dictated that boys wore dresses until age 6 or 7, also the time of their first haircut. Franklin’s outfit was considered gender-neutral. But nowadays people just have to know the sex of a baby or young child at first glance. Why have young children’s clothing styles changed so dramatically? How did we end up with two “teams”—boys in blue and girls in pink? ? a follow-up on …
Credits: Studio Manu - "Thinking of Home"

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Moongirl says:
Lovely page!!Interesting journaling!!
Aug 4, 2013
Jacqueline7of7 says:
lovely page
Jul 30, 2013
MaryWonder says:
Fantastic vintage page
Jul 29, 2013
Xguern66 says:
What a beautiful kit and layout. Interesting info - blue/pink! I always tried to avoid them - yellow, white and green for my family for both boys and girls.
Jul 29, 2013
ScrapDaddy says:
Charming & elegant ~ wonderful concept & page.
Jul 29, 2013
Heather63 says:
Wonderful page!x
Jul 29, 2013
haymani says:
wonderful page xxx
Jul 29, 2013
valrushton says:
Gorgeous page!
Jul 29, 2013
savannah's grand mawmaw says:
very beautiful page
Jul 29, 2013
Micheline 1 says:
Wonderful page Rose-Marie and always interesting journaling!xx
Jul 29, 2013
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