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Alfaro, Victor, 1963-

  • US.20200118.020
  • Person
  • 1963-

Victor Alfaro is a Mexican fashion designer based in New York City. His collection is sold under the VICTOR ALFARO label, and his company’s ready-to-wear collection is available at luxury retailers such as Barneys New York, The Room, Lane Crawford, Net-a-Porter and several boutiques throughout the U.S. Alfaro also designs a home furnishings collection under the CASA by Victor Alfaro brand, sold exclusively at The Bon-Ton Stores.

Alfaro came to the U.S. in 1981 from Mexico and graduated from the Fashion Institute of Technology in 1987. Since the inception of his company, he has been honored with numerous industry accolades and awards recognizing his talent, including the Perry Ellis Award for New Fashion Talent at the 1995 CFDA Fashion Awards.

Alias (Television program)

  • US.20200516.011
  • [non-DACS actor]
  • 2001-2006

Alias was a television show starring Jennifer Garner. It ran on the ABC network from 2001 to 2006.

Allard, Linda (Linda Marie), 1940-

  • US.20200715.012
  • Person
  • 1940-

Linda Allard (born Linda Marie on May 27, 1940 in Akron, Ohio) was a fashion designer known for her work at Ellen Tracy. She was a graduate of Kent State University. From 1964 to today, Allard designed sportswear for the Ellen Tracy brand. In 1984, Allard's name was added to the Ellen Tracy label. Allard married Herbert Gallen, the company's founder and chairman, in March, 2000. Allard has acted as a design critic for students at the Fashion Institute of Technology.

Allen, Sue Ellen

  • US.20200404.019
  • Person
  • 1945-

Sue Ellen Allen was an American jewelry designer.

American Academy of Dramatic Arts

  • US.20200404.040
  • Corporate body
  • 1884-

American Academy of Dramatic Arts was founded by Franklin Haven Sargent in 1884. The Lyceum Theatre in Manhattan was the school's home until 1963 when the campus moved to its present location on Madison Avenue in Midtown Manhattan.

American Apparel Manufacturers Association

  • US.20200715.013
  • Corporate body
  • 1933-

Originally the Southern Garment Manufacturers Association, the American Apparel manufacturers Association was founded in 1933. The firm was renamed in 1960 to reflect representing of the nation's apparel manufacturers. In August 2000, the firm was renamed once again as the American Apparel & Footwear Association.

American Association of University Professors

  • US.20201204.013
  • Corporate body
  • 1915-

The American Association of University Professors is a non-profit membership association of faculty and other academic professionals. It was founded in 1915 and focuses on shaping American higher education by developing the standards and procedures that maintain quality in education and academic freedom in American colleges and universities.

American Institute of Architects

  • US.20200125.013
  • Corporate body
  • 1857-

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) was founded in 1857 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

American Marketing Association

  • US.20201204.014
  • Corporate body

The American Marketing Association is a professional association for marketing professionals.

American Tourister

  • US.20200523.007
  • Corporate body
  • 1933-

American Tourister was founded by Sol Koffler in 1933 in Providence, Rhode Island. The company continues to sell luggage and other bags.

Amies, Hardy, 1909-2003

  • US.20180927-002
  • Person
  • 1909-2003

Hardy Amies (1909-2003) was an English fashion designer. From 1952 to 1989, Aimes served as official dressmaker to Queen Elizabeth II. Aimes's fashion house was known for its classic, tailored post-war designs.

Andrade, Oswald de, 1890-1954

  • US.20181012-010
  • Person
  • 1890-1954

Oswald de Andrade was born José Oswald De Sousa Andrade on January 11, 1890, in São Paulo, Brazil. The young Andrade traveled throughout Europe with his family. It was on these trips that he became familiar with the European avant-gardes of the early 20th Century. Although receiving a law degree in 1919, Andrade made it his life mission to introduce modern art to Brazil. In 1922, he and Mário de Andrade (no relation) organized the Week of Modern Art in São Paulo. Three years later, Oswald de Andrade published Pau-Brasil, a manifesto of sorts that called for Brazilians to reject the colonial culture and recognize Brazil's native heritage. Andrade's greatest contribution to Latin American Modernism was the Antropofagia (“Cannibalism”) literary movement. Throughout the 1920s and early 1930s, Andrade's political beliefs became more and more radical, and in 1931, he joined the Communist Party. Although he left the party in 1945, he remained politically active until his death on October 22, 1954.

Andre Studio

  • US.20180702.068
  • Corporate body
  • 1930-1941

André Studios was a sketch, or croquis, subscription service for garment industry professionals, located at 570 Seventh Avenue in New York City. The company was founded by designer Pearl Levy and her business partner, salesman Leonard Schwartzbach, sometime during the year 1930. André Studios was one of the many design services which relied heavily on copying and adapting existing models in order to supply a sufficient, up-to-date product to their customers.


  • US.20201113.001
  • Corporate body

Angel, Zuzu

  • US.20200404.20
  • Person
  • 1921-1976

Zuleika Angel Jones, better known as Zuzu Angel, was a Brazilian-American fashion designer.

Anglo Fabrics Company, Inc.

  • US.20200404.022
  • Corporate body
  • 1940-

Anglo Fabrics Company, Inc. was founded in 1939 by brothers Leo and Paul Honig. The firm produced high-fashion wool and wool-blend textiles. In 1965, the firm teamed up with Helena Rubenstein to create a line of colored fabrics that will match with Rubenstein's makeup products.

Anthony, John

  • US.20200404.023
  • Person
  • 1942-

John Anthony was born in 1942 in Queens, NY. In 1959 he graduated from FIT and started his own firm on Seventh Avenue, New York in 1971. John Anthony won a COTY award in 1972 for womenswear design.

Anthony, Mary

  • US.20200714.001
  • Person
  • 1916-2014

Mary Anthony was the founder and director of the Mary Anthony Dance Theater in New York City. Born in Newport, Kentucky on November 11, 1916, Anthony moved to New York City in the early 1940s to pursue a career in dance. In the late 1940s, Anthony studied at the Martha Graham School. In 1954, Anthony opened her own studio, the Mary Anthony Dance Studio. She founded her dance theater two years later. Mary Anthony continued to teach dance until her death at the age of 97 in 2014.

Antonelli, Maria

  • US.20181005-010
  • Person
  • 1903-1969

Maria Antonelli was born in 1903, in Siena, Italy. She began her career in 1932. She founded her atelier in 1951. That same year, she was part of a group of designers who showed in a fashion show produced by Giovanni Battista Giorgini in Florence. The show was meant to demonstrate the strength of the Italian fashion industry. Maria Antonelli passed away on August 22, 1969 at the age of 66.

Aprile, Gradina

  • US.20201113.002
  • Person

Gradina Aprile was an Italian weaver and quill winder who specialized in jacquard patterns with silk.

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