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Mill management
US NNFIT SC.217.1.1 · sub-series · 1870 - 1873
Part of Edward Moir collection, 1865-1964

This sub-series contains items that were produced as a result of Edward Moir's work as a manager and president of Wool Mills. Most of it relates to Crown Woolen Mills (particularly mill appraisals), but there are some items that relate to earlier jobs he held at other mills. See also US.NNFIT.SC.217.2.4 which contains photos of Crown Woolen Mills over the years.

Receipts, 1860-1880
US NNFIT SC.125.2.3 · sub-series · 1860 - 1880
Part of Lord & Taylor collection, 1826-2010

This series consists of a single folder contains miscellaneous receipts from milliners and dry goods stores in New York City. Two receipts are from Lord and Taylor.

US NNFIT SC.217.1.2.1 · volume · 1865 - 1908
Part of Edward Moir collection, 1865-1964

One large bound volume with papers related to the National Association of Wool Manufacturers. A small front section is titled "Objects and Plan of the National Association of Wool Manufacturers. Its Organization, Articles of Association, and By-Laws. A List of Its Officers and Members and the Proceedings of Its Government." The majority of the book is composed of the Bulletin for the Association. In the back of the book is an index for the Bulletin. It is not known if Moir had an affiliation with this organization, or if he owned the volume as reference on earlier writings by a wool manufacturer organization.

Cancelled checks, 1870-1873
US NNFIT SC.217.1.1.1 · folder · 1909
Part of Edward Moir collection, 1865-1964

Cancelled checks in a Crown Mills envelope. Typed on outside of envelope: "Edward Moir: Old checks from one of his previous mills, in Peterborough, Ont. Canada. William Paton was his partner. Paton, Moir, & Co. and Auburn Mills are the same."

US NNFIT SC.484 · collection · 1911 - 1912

This collection consists of postcards with color lithograph fashion illustrations by Mela Koehler and Edouard Joseph Wimmer-Wisgrill on the face and Wiener Werkstätte graphics on the reverse. From a series of six designs by Koehler created on the occasion of a Wiener Werkstätte fashion show held in April 1911; cards number 518A, 519-522 and 523B. Wimmer-Wisgrill cards are numbered 865 and 868.

Koehler, Mela
US NNFIT SC.217.1.2.15 · folder · 1886 - 1913
Part of Edward Moir collection, 1865-1964

This folder contains samples of Crown Mills letterhead, tracts and pamphlets related to the wool industry, a sheet of tariff statistics, a political cartoon, a copy of document from another mill, and a list of wool mills.

Photographs, 1914
US NNFIT SC.125.2.2.4 · folder · 1914
Part of Lord & Taylor collection, 1826-2010

This folder contains photographs of the exterior of the Lord and Taylor building at 5th Avenue and 39th street. Also contains photographs of the interiors of employee facilities, including the rooftop lounge, dining hall, hospital, gym,, and classrooms.

Scrapbook, Fall
US NNFIT SC.1.1.2 · sub-series · 1915
Part of Lucile, Ltd. records, 1910-1925

Disbound scrapbook 226 photographs, in 4 folders [originally incorrectly titled Autumn 1917]. Ensembles are numbered, titled, and have a description of fabric, colors, type, style, and in many cases notes occasion or purpose (evening gown, day costume, dinner gown etc.) Titles reflect personality or "mood" the garment invokes, for example: "My Part I'll Play", "Electra", "Youth", "Joy", "My little gray dove", Mushroom Velvet Coat. There are many titles that are transliteration of Russian nouns such as "Milochka", "Laska", "Goloubochka", "Pareniok". In 1.1.5 - #91, #92 and #95 are of motor coats, in US. NNFIT.SC.1.1.6 - unnumbered "Newport Bridesmaids Dress" and a wedding gown. Each model is documented with at least 2 photographs showing different views of the ensemble. Some ensembles are missing a photograph of a certain view (e.g. number represented by 4 photographs has 1 missing) - 27, 42, 43, 44, 45, 47, 48, 85, 86, 88, 94, 96, and 100. Album is long on horizontal axis, of poor quality paper, fits 2 photographs next to each other on a single page. [See: --US.NNFIT.SC.1.1.1-2 unannotated]

May Connor papers, 1890-1915
US NNFIT SC.218 · collection · 1890-1915

Contains 61 fragile articles of correspondence from the 1890s, graduation announcement, poem-prayer book, pressed flowers, wedding invitations, 2 book marks, 2 spools of thread, 1 round silk or satin rigid ribbon, and photograph. Publications include E. Marcus Reynolds: Joy Taylor System; Teacher's College: The Domestic Art Review 1909; Boston Dress Cutting College, Directions for Harriet A Brown's Scientific Rules; Unity Union SS Library Catalogue of Books; National School Domestic Arts and Science brochure; Dormitory brochure; The Model House brochure.

Connor, May
Scrapbook, Fall
US NNFIT SC.1.1.1 · sub-series · 1915
Part of Lucile, Ltd. records, 1910-1925

Disbound scrapbook, 145 photographs Autumn 1915 line, in 2 folders. Photographs are unannotated. At this time Lady Duff Gordon reached creative and financial pinnacle of her career. Success of New York branch helped to support the war-torn London and Paris branches. This line features a return to the full skirt and decorative pleating and decadent fabrics. Around this time Lucile gained status of a Permanent Resident in the United States. [See--US.NNFIT.SC.1.1.3-6 for annotation, duplicated material (models #91-#105 are not included in this volume)]

US NNFIT SC.1.1.10-12 · sub-series · 1916-1917
Part of Lucile, Ltd. records, 1910-1925

Disbound scrapbook, (79 leaves?) (168 photographs?) from the autumn 1916 and spring 1917 lines, in 3 folders. Garments are fully annotated, includes title, number, and short description noting colors and/or fabrics. The program for the premier fashion show of this line is available in--US.NNFIT.SC.1.3.4.1 Each number worn by the model has two to four photographs of the garments from different angles. Many designs of oriental influence, especially tea gowns such as #14 "Djer-kiss" Persian, #11 "Tuan", and evening wear - #47 "Bilitis" evening gown, #28 "Salambo" opera coat. Missing is ensemble #5; ensemble #45 is fully described but has no photographs and a note "not designed". 1 item previously in a separate folder was moved into first folder - #33. Album is of heavier, gray color paper, fits 2 photographs next to each other on a single page. [See: --US.NNFIT.SC.1.1.7-9 for duplicated material, note the inconsistency in titles (1916-1917 vs 1916)] Photographs by Feder, Joel

US NNFIT SC.125.2.2.11 · folder · circa 1915
Part of Lord & Taylor collection, 1826-2010

This folder contains six pictures of the same man, possible a descendent of Lord and Taylor, one picture relating to the transcontinental Telephone system, as well as one framed picture of New York City Street.

US NNFIT SC.1.2.2.4-5 · volume · 1917-1918
Part of Lucile, Ltd. records, 1910-1925

Disbound scrapbook, 63 sketches, from "Sketches of Models Autumn 1917 Spring 1918". Ensembles are named and numbered according to the sequence in the line. Sketches are drafted in pencil, painted in gouache, and detailed in pen, executed by a single artist. 16 of these sketches also have fabric swatches, and 15 are unannotated. In the same year Lucile designed a ready-to-wear clothing line in collaboration with Sears-Roebuck. #1 reads "Where the Shannon River Flows", #12 "El Celosa", #15 "Datura", #28 "Juanita", #48 "The Vanderbilt Cup", #60 "Dixie Land", #63 "Petroushka, #64 "Bobby's Here", #68 "Cupids Dream", #73 "Gena" wedding gown, #74 "Podruga" bridesmaids gown.

US NNFIT SC.1.3.2.1-3 · sub-sub-series · 1915-1919
Part of Lucile, Ltd. records, 1910-1925

Disbound scrapbook, 41 photographs of society women and/or actresses of theatrical garments. Most of the names that are written on the backs of the photographs or the scrapbook pages are listed here: Kitty Gordon, Eleanor Griffith, Dorothy Dickson, Annette Bade, Pearl White, Kathlyn Martyn, Mes. Philip Hummel, Francine Larrimore, Dorothy Shoemaker, inscription 'Mis Vivian Martin - star of "Just Married" '. Photographs by S.A. Johnston and Joel Feder. Further research is needed to determine the role and prominence of these women in the world of theater or society they were part of. [MOVED in from old-US.NNFIT.SC.1.1.1.16.3 - 3 photographs of actresses - (1) Kitty Gordon and (2) Bertha Kalich (aka Kalish) dedicated to McHorter, and (3) famous Irene Castle dedicated to Mr. Tolman (Manager of Lucile Ltd. of New York)]