Documents describing the planning, formation, and implementation of various oral history projects administrated by the FIT Library and other FIT departments. Includes meeting minutes, class documents from John Touhey's oral history studies, histories, and documentation. Bulk of the content relates to the Oral History Project of the Fashion Industries series within the Oral History collection.
Black and white carte-de-visite showing ethnic costume of a Dutch Prior. Full caption: "Costumes des Pays-Bas. Un prieur d'enterrement Protestant d'Amsterdam. Publié par A. Jager. Water 110, Amsterdam. Le droit de reproduction réservé."
Hand-colored carte-de-visite depicting Neapolitan fishers, a man and a woman, with baskets.
Hand-colored carte-de-visite depicting a Swiss woman. Full caption: "Costumes Suisses. T. Richard Phot. Maenedorf. Lucerne Ville Dépose Attenhofer & co. Zurich."Sans titre
Hand-colored carte-de-visite depicting a woman and child in ethnic costume.
Hand-colored carte-de-visite depciting a man playing a bagpipe. Full caption: "Stuart Inverness. When ordering duplicates please give the No."Sans titre
Carte-de-visite depicting a woman who is a milk maid and her dog. Full caption: "Antwerp Sept. 13 1876 Vues d'Anvers. Views of Antwerp. Charette de Laitière. (151) C.K. Manley"Sans titre
Carte-de-visite depicting a woman who is a milk maid and her dog. Full caption: "Antwerp Sept. 13 1876 C.K. Manley"Sans titre
Hand-colored carte-de-visite depicting a man and a boy with a goat. Full caption: "N. 195 Fotografia Gior (obscured) rad Strada (obscured) dina 54 Napoli"
This series consists of sketches of shoes and shoe patterns cut out of paper, cardstock, cardboard, and fabric. Some sketches and patterns are accompanied by embellishments such as leather samples and tassels. Previous documentation noted that some of the sketches in the collection were designed by other designers for Seymour Troy, and specifically named Emery Blau, Al Lewis, and "Cohen." Almost all sketches and patterns are undated.Sans titre
This folder contains 5 sketches of millinery (hats) designed for Hattie Carnegie, Inc. Some of the designs can be attributed to Esther A. Klepper (1945).Sans titre
This folder contains news paper clipping from Fashion Week, the national news paper of retailing from November 13, 1972. It describes a retrospective fashion show of McCardell's designs, organized by American Designer Rudi Gernreich, 1922-1985. Also in this folder is a newspaper clipping from 1975 featuring a sundress designed by McCardell in 1946.Sans titre
This folder contains pencil fashion illustrations of mostly day dresses. Some have hand written notes and different versions of details sketches. Most unsigned and all undated.Sans titre
This folder contains press releases on the history of COTY, general correspondence and biographies of COTY executives and employees, some with head shots of the individual.
3 photographs. Two of the photographs are dedicated to E. McHortrer; one from Kitty Gordon and another from Bertha Kalich (aka Kalish), both actresses. Third photograph is of famous Irene Castle dedicated to Mr. Tolman.
Article entitled "Studies in Smartness" written by Miss Violet Vanbrugh as well as a Christmas card and a Business card. One program from an exhibition of Gera Mills' fabric used in garments made by Vionnet, Lelong, Patou, Paquin, Cheuir, Premet, Renee, Doucet, Doeuille, and Bernard. 1-Two page spread (pp. 18-21) from the December 22, 1925 issue of Women's Wear Daily; amusements page and a page dedicated to fur fashion, with advertisements and columns about the popular furs of the time.
Photocopies of most of the articles from the scrapbook in the same box. Not all articles were duplicated to protect against further deterioration of materials.
This sub-series is comprised of fifty-nine black & white photographs of Newey's work as a window dresser and display artist for Bonwit Teller, Greneker Manikin Co., NYC, Zarin Display Co, NYC, Lord & Taylor, the Singer Sewing Machine Pavillion at the 1964 New York World's Fair and Saks Fifth Ave. All but three photos are sized 8x10".
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.
This folder is comprised of 1 CD containing images of Morton Kaish works.
Volume 1 contains coverage of Mainbocher's back-to corsets movement and the new long torso silhouette he created in undergarments during his collaboration with Warner. It also contains extensive coverage of his famous "Rules for Chic" 12-point plan and his first trip back to his native Chicago. Included are Mainbocher-Warner PR materials, a New Yorker profile, and ads taken from the New Yorker, Vogue and Harper's Bazaar. Folders contain a periodicals list, a brief note from an unidentified woman to the designer and an issue of Look magazine with an article on Mainbocher's business from January 18, 1938.
This folder contains sheets with handwritten notes that describe Halston hats. Also included are photos of hats.