Judy Garland's 'Wizard of Oz' dress discovered at college with her name handwritten inside

The Catholic University of America (CUA) in Washington, D.C. announced it recovered the iconic blue and white checkered gingham dress and white collared top Garland wore when she played her role as Dorothy Gale in the 1939 film, according to a university news release.

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In a statement provided to CUA from the university’s drama department lecturer and operation coordinator Matt Ripa, he says the newly recovered cinematic costume made its way to the top of school’s faculty mailbox on June 7, where it sat in a trashbag.

The 1939 film "The Wizard of Oz" featured actors Ray Bolger (Scarecrow), Jack Haley (Tin Man), Judy Garland (Dorothy Gale) and Bert Lahr (Cowardly Lion). The cinematic musical was adapted from L Frank Baum's fantasy novel "The Wonderful Wizard of OZ." (Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images)

The 1939 film “The Wizard of Oz” featured actors Ray Bolger (Scarecrow), Jack Haley (Tin Man), Judy Garland (Dorothy Gale) and Bert Lahr (Cowardly Lion). The cinematic musical was adapted from L Frank Baum’s fantasy novel “The Wonderful Wizard of OZ.” (Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images)

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