sub-sub-sub-series 9 - Saks Fifth Avenue oral history series, 1989 January 26 - 1990 June 3

Jay Rossbach interview, 1990 February 20

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US NNFIT SC.FITA.3.20.4.9.9

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Saks Fifth Avenue oral history series, 1989 January 26 - 1990 June 3

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  • 1989 January 26 - 1990 June 3 (Creation)

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14 audio recordings originally recorded on magnetic audio cassette tapes.

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Conducted by Estelle Ellis in the late 1980s into the early 1990s, this is a series of interviews of executives who worked for Saks Fifth Avenue throughout the 20th century. Interviewees discuss the goals of the store's president, Adam Gimbel, others they worked with, and the fashion retail industry, and the various experiences they had while working for Saks Fifth Avenue.

Interviewees include: Arnold Aronson, Bill Berta, Mel Jacobs, Allan R. Johnson, Paul Leblang, Helen O'Hagan, Jay Rossbach, Ellen Saltzman, Doris Shaw, Robert Suslow, Burton Tansky, Norman Wechsler, Charlotte Kramer, Sid Mayar, Janet Reese, and William Lucas

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Access is open to researchers by appointment at the Fashion Institute of Technology Library, Department of Special Collections and College Archives. If you have any questions, or wish to schedule an appointment contact us at fitlibsparc@fitnyc.edu or call (212) 217-4385.

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  • English

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  • Latin

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The Library of the Fashion Institute of Technology, Department of Special Collections and College Archives, 27th St. at 7th Ave., NY, NY , USA, 10001

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  • English

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  • Latin

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