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This pair of child's blue denim overalls belonged to Dean Thomas of Dighton, Kansas. Dean came down with appendicitis on the first day of a major two-day blizzard and was unable to reach a hospital until after his appendix had ruptured. Dean Thomas died at age 10 on March 31, 1931. After his death, his mother kept many of Dean's belongings, including these overalls, in a trunk.

Date: between 1929 and 1931

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Item Number: 223497
KSHS Identifier: 2010.1.12

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