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Clothing and dress -- United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Chester Weinberg publicity scrapbook and sketch

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0046-01
Abstract Chester Weinberg (1931-1985) graduated from Parsons School of Design in 1951 and served as a visiting critic and lecturer on fashion design at the school from 1955 to 1985. Weinberg rose to fame in the 1960s, establishing his own label, Chester Weinberg Ltd. in 1966. He later became a consultant and was appointed design director of Calvin Klein jeans in 1981. The collection consists of a scrapbook containing news clippings, fashion print ads, and photographs primarily chronicling Weinberg’s...
Dates: 1953 - 1975; Majority of material found within 1966 - 1975

Dorothy Haon and Marion Haon papers

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0024-01
Abstract Dorothy Haon (1898-1995) attended the New York School of Fine and Applied Art (later, Parsons School of Design) in 1923-1924, and went on to careers in fashion design and merchandising. The collection, which spans the late 1930s through the 1950s, includes working sketches and notes, cloth patterns, fabric samples, and business records. Also included is work by Dorothy's sister, Marion Haon.
Dates: 1938 - 1976; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1955

Givenchy Nouvelle Boutique showroom books

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0058-01
Summary The collection consists of showroom books for the Givenchy Nouvelle Boutique of New York City, 1972-1974. The showroom books include price lists, garment sketch reproductions, and fabric swatches.
Dates: 1972 - 1974

Helen Faith Keane fashion merchandising files

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0121-01
Summary Helen Faith Keane (née Kahn) Reichert (1901-2011) was a professor at the New York University School of Retailing from approximately 1946 until 1977. The files consist of clippings, course materials, handwritten notes on fashion press, print publications of a vocational nature by other merchandising educators, and programs and invitations for fashion shows.
Dates: 1926 - 1996

Laura Johnson collection

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0021-01
Summary Laura Johnson (died 2002) was a New York City socialite and wife of Saks Fifth Avenue executive F. Raymond Johnson. The collection is primarily comprised of photographic prints and press clippings documenting her extensive wardrobe of couture clothing and active social life between the 1950s and late 1990s.
Dates: 1958 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1989

Saks Fifth Avenue fashion publicity records

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0018
Summary The collection is comprised of 75 binders of fashion photographs and press materials promoting Saks Fifth Avenue’s clothing lines between 1954 and 1974, including Sophie Gimbel Originals, ready to wear and custom collections from 1954 to 1967. In addition to providing a rich visual record of the dramatic evolution of style over the course of two decades, the photographs, reproductions of fashion sketch sheets, press releases and other materials shed light on Saks' fashion business development...
Dates: 1954 - 1974

Stefan fashion design papers

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0137-01
Abstract Collection mainly consists of publicity photographs, press clippings, fashion show programs, and other materials related to the fashion design career of Stephen Walton Biddle Mason, Jr., known professionally as Stefan, between the mid-1940s and early 1960s.
Dates: circa 1945 - 1976; Majority of material found within 1945 - 1964