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Clippings: woman defiantly wears slacks to court; police called when neighbor accidentally sets self on fire

From the Chicago Daily Tribune
Published November 15, 1938

A woman hoped to prevail over “anti-slackism,” defiantly wearing slacks instead of a court-mandated dress.

Neighbors witnessed a woman engulfed in flames in her living room, likely from a cigarette igniting her clothing.

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