References to Clothing in Hawthorne's Major Romances

References to Clothing in Hawthorne's Major Romances

Date: December 1970
Creator: Brown, Evelyn Grayce
Description: Through a close study of Hawthorne's four major romances--The Scarlet Letter, The House of the Seven Gables, The Blithedale Romance, and The Marble Faun-—this thesis singles out all significant references to apparel or accessories and evaluates the use he makes of them.
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Museum Educator as Advocate for the Visitor: Organizing the Texas Fashion Collection's 25th Anniversary Exhibition Suiting the Modern Woman

Museum Educator as Advocate for the Visitor: Organizing the Texas Fashion Collection's 25th Anniversary Exhibition Suiting the Modern Woman

Date: August 1997
Creator: Utz, Laura Lee
Description: Suiting the Modern Woman documented the evolution of women's power dressing in the 20th century by featuring four major components: thirteen period suit silhouettes, the power suits of twenty-eight influential and successful high profile Texas women, a look at the career and creations of Dallas designer, Richard Brooks, who created the professional wardrobe for former Texas Governor Ann Richards, and a media room which showcased images of working women in television and movie clips, advertisements, cartoons, and fashion guidebooks. The exhibition served as an application for contemporary museum education theory. Acting as both the exhibition coordinator and educator provided an opportunity to develop interpretative strategies and create a meaningful visitor experience.
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Are the Dress Manufacturers of Dallas, Texas, Meeting the Needs of the Tall Women?

Are the Dress Manufacturers of Dallas, Texas, Meeting the Needs of the Tall Women?

Date: 1947
Creator: Hannah, Clementena Parker
Description: The purpose of the present study is to determine what per cent of dresses manufactured by Dallas dress manufacturers is produced to meet the needs of tall women.
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A Study of Background Variables as Possible Factors in the Clothing Interests of Negro Girls in Metropolitan High Schools

A Study of Background Variables as Possible Factors in the Clothing Interests of Negro Girls in Metropolitan High Schools

Date: January 1961
Creator: Thomas, Mildred Winston
Description: The purpose of this study was to discover the statistically significant relationships between selected background variables and the clothing interest scores of Negro girls and to indicate their nature. The variables selected for study were residence, age, number of siblings, father's occupation, marital status of parents, and family structure.
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Fitting dresses and blouses.

Fitting dresses and blouses.

Date: May 1927
Creator: Campbell, Maude.
Description: A guide to fitting and alteration of commercial sewing patterns and finished clothing for women.
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Stain removal from fabrics : home methods.

Stain removal from fabrics : home methods.

Date: August 1926
Creator: United States. Bureau of Home Economics. Division of Textiles and Clothing.
Description: Describes methods for removing stains from fabrics at home. Contains a comprehensive stain index for reference.
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[News Script: Refugees]

[News Script: Refugees]

Date: December 17, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about 87 Hungarian refugees that came to Dallas seeking employment.
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