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You Better Work it Girl! Cover Girls of Carleton Place 1965



Photo from the Carleton Place Canadian Files–Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum


Until the 1960’s educational institutions incorporated social graces as a crucial aspect of a well-rounded curriculum, and finishing schools specialized in etiquette, deportment and proper manners at the table. The ‘60’s and ‘70’s ushered in a decline in the popularity of etiquette training.” Do these classes still exist? The simple answer is yes they do!

Protocol School of Ottawa


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Mary Cook’s Deportment Classes for Young Ladies in Carleton Place

Carleton Place Mod Fashion Show 1960’s