sub-sub-sub-series 2 - Bergdorf Goodman oral history, 1977 and 1994, bulk 1994

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Bergdorf Goodman oral history, 1977 and 1994, bulk 1994


  • 1977 and 1994, bulk 1994 (Creation)

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This series consists of five oral history interviews, which discuss the history of Bergdorf Goodman, as well as the store's current status and future plans. Interviews were conducted in December 1977 by Robert Riley, and July 1994 by Valerie Steele and Estelle Ellis with Stephen Elkin, Chairman, Berdorf Goodman, Dawn Mello, President, Bergdorf Goodman, Nena Goodman, widow of Andrew Goodman, Edwin Goodman, son of Andrew Goodman. A note in the StyleCat record indicates that the entire collection is 0.209 linear ft.

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With an interview of Andrew Goodman conducted by Bob Riley in 1977 as the root, Estelle Ellis and Valerie Steele extended this oral history of Bergdorf Goodman in 1997 by interviewing others who worked for Bergdorf Goodman and knew Andrew Goodman.

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          Archivist's note

          The Andrew Goodman interview conducted by Bob Riley in 1977 falls out of the chronological scope of the wider FIT Oral Histories project, which was started in 1978 by Touhey. I've not yet come across notes that indicate how this interview came to be included in the Oral Histories project, however due to its inclusion in this series by the related documents, it's being included as part of the Oral History Project.

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