In early 2017, our fourth floor will be transformed into a new destination for historical education and innovation. During the current renovation, objects from our permanent collection are on view throughout the Museum.
Civil Defense Volunteer Organization Uniform
Wool, silk, metal
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Miss Townsend, a member of a prominent New York family, was the daughter of Isaac Townsend and the granddaughter of Peter Townsend. She was a member of the Colony Club and of the Colonial Dames of America.
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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