sub-sub-sub-series 1 - Oral History Project of the Fashion Industries

Nancy White interview, 1979 March 14 Eleanor Lambert interview, 1977 December 8 Robert Abajian interview, 1985 January 19 Ralph Lauren interview, 1990 September 5 Fred Pomerantz interview, 1981 October 29 and November 5 Conversation between Grace Kelly and Vera Maxwell, with an interview of Kelly by John Touhey Gradina Aprile interview, 1989 March 8 Liz Claiborne interview, 1986 May Liz Claiborne interview, 1990 July 10 and 17 Nat and Irving Bader interview, 1982 May 24 Morris Aranoff interview, 1983 February 9 Stephen Aranoff interview, 1983 February 9 Irving Rubinstein and Edward Rubinstein interviews, 1982 April 23 and May 5 Geoffrey Beene interview, 1989 March 9 Robert Bendheim interview, 1984 January 30 Marvin Beinenfeld interview, 1983 April 26 Hazel Bishop interview, 1981 April 17 & May 15 Max Bornstein interview, 1990 February 22 Leonard Boxer interview, 1986 May Mario Buatta interview, 1987 Spring
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Oral History Project of the Fashion Industries


  • 1977-2011 bulk 1977-1990 (Creation)

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136 interviews originally recorded on reel-to-reel, magnetic audio cassette, and VHS.

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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.

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