The Oral History Project of the Fashion Industries began informally in the late 1970s, and was officially funded by a grant from the Educational Foundation for the Fashion Industries beginning in 1981. The project was guided by an industry advisory committee chaired by Mrs. William Randolph Hearst, Jr., and was largely guided by then director of the Gladys Marcus Library at FIT, John Touhey.
Photographs taken by Bruce Davidson. Stamped on reverse of photographs as copyright 1969 Magnum Photos. Also stamped FIT Information Services, Advertising Design, and Atmosphere Campus - In and Around.
This folder contains venu confirmation, menu, guest list, and to-do list pertaining to the Anne Cole Collection Press Show in August 1983, as well as two photocopies of models (possible in Anne Cole designs).
This folder contains correspondence between Cole of California staff, Eleanor Lambert staff, and others, pertaining to both business and personal matters, as well as Anne Cole fashion show invitations from1987 and 1988.