New Century, New Woman


New Century, New Woman | through January 24, 2021

On the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage, clothing, and accessories from 1890 to 1920 offer historical perspective on issues such as gender roles, fashion, and professional self­ presentation that continue to resonate to this day. Included are vintage dresses donated to the Museum by Allentown collector Ellie Laubner, a published author on fashions of the 1920s and 1930s.


  • Friday & Saturday - 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Sunday - 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.


  • Adults, $12
  • Seniors (60+), Student, Children 6 and older, $10
  • Children 5 and under, Free
  • Sundays & Members, Free

See the making of "New Century, New Woman," an exhibition that showcases historical perspectives on gender roles, fashion & women's self-determination.