‘Hats and shoes’ and dresses pave a trip down memory lane at Johnson County Museum’s All-Electric House

Johnson County Museum

The fashion merchandising and design department at Johnson County Community College is teaming up with the Johnson County Museum for a new exhibit with a 1950s focus. Above, Johnson County Community College's Britt Benjamin, left, and Susan Peter dress one of three mannequins stationed outside the All-Electric House inside the Johnson County Museum. Photo credit Carlos Moreno/KCUR 89.3.

By Laura Spencer

Annie and Norton Rixey’s living room in Lake Waukomis, Mo., is filled with boxes that contain programs, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks and photo albums.