Juneau prepares for the Statehood Ball
Courtesy Of Capital City Celebration
Marcella Stutte shows her daughter Kaysa Korpela and granddaughter Kelsey Korpela the dress she wore to the1959 Statehood festivities and inauguration of William Egan, the first Alaska State Governor. This elegant black velvet dress is v-backed with organza and black lace on the bottom. Now, 50 years later, it just might be back in style.
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