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In 1991, to commemorate the centennial of the College’s charter, a doll in the style of 1891 was prepared to stand beside the 1991 class doll. It was presented on February 27, 1991 by Christy Sizemore, senior class president, and Margie Hardison, senior class doll chairperson, from the centennial class. The dress was designed by Diane Hicks, human environmental sciences professor, and Margie Hardison; it was sewn by Margie Hardison and Kelli Johnson. The dress is in the "s" silhouette, and has a padded chest and rear, with leg-'o-mutton sleeves and a train. It is made of 100% cotton with satin ribbon at the waist and lace around the neck. Raven Joyner made the lace parasol. The doll committee members were Kelli Johnson, Susanne Jarvis, Raven Joyner, Molly Howell, Mary Anne Loftis, Rebecca Ward, Lisa White, Susan Liles, Melissa McNeill, Hope Howell, Gwen Newkirk, Susanne Carver, and Margie Hardison.
Dr. Mary Lynch Johnson said that the class members all wore white for Class Day, but the dresses were not all alike. This dress, with long skirt, long sleeves, and high collar, is typical of the style in 1902. The College was chartered in 1891 as Baptist Female University and graduated the first two classes, 1902 and 1903, under that name.
According to Ruby Barrett Graham, '37, her mother, Ruby McKay Barrett, was permanent class president for the 1905 class. She was asked to dress a doll for her class when the collection was started in 1936. Ruby wrote, “My mother didn’t sew, but her sister did beautiful handwork and sewing. So, since there were no "uniform-style" dresses in those days, the 1905 doll is dressed like my mother's own Class Day dress.”