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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Influence Impacting Female Teenagers' Clothing Interest: a Consumer Socialization Perspective

Influence Impacting Female Teenagers' Clothing Interest: a Consumer Socialization Perspective

Date: August 1995
Creator: Waguespack, Blaise P. (Blaise Philip)
Description: Female teenagers have been found to be the most affluent teens according to the Rand Youth Poll's nationwide survey. The survey finds the average weekly income from female teens age 16 to 19 to be $82, with $50 from earnings and the balance from their allowances. Other findings from the survey indicate that adolescent girls receive more than adolescent males in allowance from parents, as mothers understand the need for the female teen to have the income necessary to purchase clothing and cosmetics. Past research studies have attempted to measure the influence sources on teenagers when purchasing clothing by asking teens to rank different influence sources or by asking the teens who accompany them when shopping. The current research study develops a structural equation model that allows for the comparison of the three predominant influence sources identified in the consumer socialization literature, i.e., parental influence, peer influence, and promotional communications sought out by the teen. To test the model, 206 randomly selected female teenagers completed a mail questionnaire regarding the influences on clothing interest. The female teens were all members of a non-denominational youth group, age 13 to 19, living in the North Texas region. The model derived is only ...
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[Receipt Roll No. 1, June 1865]

[Receipt Roll No. 1, June 1865]

Date: June 1865
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
Description: Receipt Roll No. 1 of clothing distributed to non-commissioned officers, artificers, musicians, and privates of Company F, 1st New York Cavalry. The list includes the names of the men and what type of clothing they received.
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[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, September 4, 1863]

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, September 4, 1863]

Date: September 4, 1863
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara telling her that Mr. J. H. Hodges would be returning home to collect clothing for his company. He gives updates on the war; his health; and the health of his fellow soldiers.
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[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, September 4, 1863]

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, September 4, 1863]

Date: September 4, 1863
Creator: Fentress, David
Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara telling her that Mr. J. H. Hodges would be returning home to collect clothing for his company. He gives updates on the war; his health; and the health of his fellow soldiers.
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[Monthly return from clothing, February 1865]

[Monthly return from clothing, February 1865]

Date: 1865-02?
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
Description: Monthly return of clothing camp and garrison equipage received and issued at Kelley's Creek. The list includes clothing and equipage on hand and items returned and items that have been issued.
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[List of clothing, no date]

[List of clothing, no date]

Date: 186u
Creator: U.S. Army
Description: Partial page of list of clothing stores. Only one column of the form is used and seems to possibly be a price list for items of clothing and equipage, including forage caps ($1.00), woolen blankets ($7.00),bugles ($3.65), and flannel sack coats ($4.80). There are no dates or names on the fragment, but it is probably from New York Volunteer Cavalry in 1864 or 1865.
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