Ming-Ju Sun Garfinckel's Fashion Drawings
Fashion drawings and the photographic work of Ming-Ju Sun while as an employee of Garfinckel's Department Store and as an independent artist.
Sumner Hosiery Mill Records
Sumner Hosiery Mill
The collection documents Sumner Hosiery Mill through articles, newspaper clippings, publications, advertisements, and photographs.
Priscilla of Boston Collection
Priscilla of Boston.
This collection includes letters, sketches, style books, publicity photographs, tearsheets, articles and clippings, scrapbooks, and business documents relating to Priscilla Kidder, the Priscilla of Boston Company, and the American wedding industry. This collection is extraordinarily useful in documenting the development of wedding fashion during the last half of the 20th century. It also illustrates how a small, family-owned, woman-run business grew into a large, nationally known operation.
Division of Costume Audiovisual Collection
23 Film reels
Films, videos, tape recordings, and slides on fashion and clothing.
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Women
A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Accounting and Bookkeeping forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana
Dorothy Shaver Papers
32 Cassette tapes
1 Electronic discs (CD)
6 Cubic feet (22 boxes)
This collection contains the personal and professional papers of Dorothy Shaver, one of the best-known female executives in the 1950s; Shaver became the first female president of Lord & Taylor in 1945.
Edward J. Orth Memorial Archives of the New York World's Fair
Exhibition Collectors Historical Organization
Collection documents the 1939 New York World's Fair in Flushing Meadows, New York. Also includes material relating to other fairs, the Exhibition Collectors Historical Organization (ECHO), New York City tourism and The Walt Disney Company.
MS 7336 Mitsui konomi miyako no nishiki
Tokyo, Akiyama Takemon
The illustrations represent Mitsui (a mercer of department store) costume fabric designs for the four seasons. Included are women and children engaged in various seasonal activities.
Frank Paulin Photoprints
Photoprints of city scenes, mostly taken during the 1950s, but including a few later images. Most of the images were made in New York City, Chicago, and New Orleans. One photograph was taken in Seville, Spain. The photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson appears in two of the photographs, photographing the Saint Patrick's Day …
Helen Curran Collection of Irene Castle Documents and Photographs Albums
Fenner, Gloria J.
One scrapbook of newspaper clippings and one photograph album about and of Irene Castle, notable dancer, film star, and animal rights activist.