Honour Horne-Jaruk
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I am a Convincement Friend, and the second woman in the history of US Army Command Japan to ever request Conscientious Objector status. With the help of Friends from Japan Yearly Meeting, I received my discharge in 1975. I now run Maison Rive Historic Clothing and Supplies, a home business supplying clothes to reenactors.

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When Plain is fancy

Posted on 7th mo. 11, 2011 at 12:03am 4 Comments

I make Historic Clothing-copies of garments from history. I attend meetings and events of Living History groups where everyone I see is wearing clothing from the era the group covers. For many years I have contemplated moving into the field of Historic Plain Dress (female only, as I never took the 7-year-long Master tailoring course.) But whether I do that or not, I'm left with a dilemma; As a professional costumer, is wearing Plain Dress myself a witness, or advertising?

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At 8:05am on 7th mo. 11, 2011, Paula Deming said…

Welcome, Honour,

I am very interested in your name. My daughter is named Honor, for our immigrant ancestor Honor Treat Deming. We realized sometimes her named was spelled the British way, like yours, but chose the American spelling.

How long have you been a Friend? I have been a Friend since 1989.

Yours in Faithfulness, Paula

 
 
 

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