Young ladies have always enjoyed dressing in their finest when they go out with friends. Hats may not be the height of fashion these days, but they were just that a century or so ago! Also stylish were the high-necked, long-sleeved white shirtwaists (blouses) three of the girls wear tucked into belted skirts. Prints and lighter colors were common for everyday attire, but dressier clothing was almost always black, navy, or brown.
In 1913, these four friends from the Cane Creek area of Mitchell County were no doubt pleased to be photographed in their fashionable finery.