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Aprons of the ages

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Aprons of the ages

The city’s own link to the past will be putting forward a new exhibit next week, an in-depth look at an everyday household item.Elgin Depot Museum organizers have done the research and set the stage with a collection of aprons spanning generations. The historic center will open its doors June 13 to share its assortment of storied garbs.“This is just a little glimpse, there’s a lot out there, a lot that’s really interesting,” curator Pattie Russell said.Accompanied by archived pictures from the Courier, the exhibit displays the lineage of aprons from biblical fig leaves to modern barbecue cookout gear. Infographics ...

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