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Why do men’s clothes have so many pockets, and women’s clothes so few? The Minneapolis Sunday Tribune steps into the breeches:
|You can read all you like about what goes on inside the heads of the opposite sex, but cross-dressing is certain to give you deeper insight. Here, Regina Soreson and a few of her friends got a feel for the convenience of many, many pockets in about 1910. (Photo courtesy mnhs.org)|
|Not to be outdone, men of the early 20th century also donned costumes of the opposite sex. This photo, taken in 1908 or thereabouts, shows a few fetching members of the Elks Club dressed up as pocketless "Flora Dora Girls." (Photo courtesy mnhs.org)|