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- Costuming - Instructions on Making Costumes (Zetterberg)
Provides sources of information about making and wearing theatre costumes.
- Making a Mummy (CostumeSuperCenter.com)
"Mummification is the act of preserving a dead body. It can be performed on humans as well as animals. The bodies that are mummified can be preserved frozen, wet, or dry. Mummification can be a natural process, or it can be deliberately done. It was practiced by several cultures throughout the history of mankind, the most notable among them is the Egyptians." 04-09
- Ready-Made Costumes (PureCostumes.com)
"Pure Costumes is your source for online Halloween costumes year-round. We are here to help you make your dreams reality, even if it's just for a day. Whether you're planning your next themed party or looking for an exceptional costume for Halloween, Pure Costumes is sure to have the unique costumes you want at the prices you need. We carry a large selection of popular Halloween costumes for adults, plus size adults, kids, teens and pre-teens/tweens." 08-13
- Costumes for School Reinactment (PureCostumes.com)
"Searching for Kids' Halloween Costumes? You're at the right place! You can either browse through our entire selection of Children's Costumes by viewing our products below or you can narrow your search by using the links to the left. We have all kinds of costumes for boys and girls at unbeatable prices." 08-13
- Costuming - Materials and Supplies (Zetterberg)
Provides sources of information for materials and supplies for theatre costumes.
- Costuming - Accessories (Zetterberg)
Provides sources of information for accessories for theatre costumes.
- Patriotic Costume Ideas (FamilyEducation.com)
Provides patriotic costumes ideas that children can use for Halloween. 10-01
- Safety Tips for Halloween (Halloween-Safety.com)
Provides safety tips for yard haunts, pets, costumes, parties, and more. 10-02
- History of Halloween (Wikipedia.org)
"Halloween is a tradition celebrated on the night of October 31, most notably by children dressing in costumes and going door-to-door collecting sweets, fruit, and other treats. It is celebrated in parts of the Western world, most commonly in the United States, Canada, the UK, Ireland and Puerto Rico, and with increasing popularity in Australia and New Zealand, as well as the Philippines."
- History of Halloween and Related Traditions (CostumeDisounters.com)
"All around the world, cities and towns have accepted the concept of trick or treating, which is also called 'beggars night' in other parts around the globe. Another normal Halloween practice is dressing up in scary costumes and masks. Still other practices in Halloween include carving pumpkins, scaring people and eating candy. Yet most people are not aware of the real origin of Halloween."
- History of Halloween and Related Traditions (FactMonster.com)
"Halloween is known and loved today as a time to wear costumes, go door to door asking for candy, and watch monster movies. But the holiday's origins go back centuries to the enactment of All Saints' Day, a Christian holiday. Along the way, it has also picked up traditions from Samhain, a Celtic festival celebrating the start of winter."
- -08-07-13 The Real Lone Ranger (CNN News)
"More than a century before Johnny Depp wore a terrifying crow headpiece in new Disney film 'The Lone Ranger,' another hero of the Wild West was carefully arranging his own remarkable disguise."
"Sometimes he dressed as a preacher, at other times a tramp, and occasionally even a woman."
"But beneath the elaborate costumes was always Bass Reeves -- a 19th-century Arkansas slave who became a legendary deputy U.S. marshal, capturing more than 3,000 criminals with his flamboyant detective skills, super strength and supreme horsemanship." 08-13