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Yearunknown
Text'Cornell Co-eds using new 'clothes hospital'''

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Yearunknown
TextStudents making clothing. No date.

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Circa1914 - 1918
TextDress forms of type made by members of Extension classes in clothing under the direction of Bertha Titsworth around 1914-18.

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Circa1914 - 1918
TextState Extension specialist, tentatively identified as Bertha Titsworth, giving lesson to group of women on how to make a dress form. Original photo was not dated, but Bertha Titsworth did this kind of work from 1914-18.

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Circa1914 - 1918
TextState Extension specialist, tentatively identified as Bertha Titsworth, giving lesson to group of women on how to make a dress form. Original photo was not dated, but Bertha Titsworth did this kind of work from 1914-18.

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Circa1914 - 1918
TextMrs. Ruth Kellogg (Miss?) trying to adjust shoulder seam on jacket she is wearing. Caption says: ''She who has tried fitting shoulder seams on herself in front of a mirror knows the place and value of the dress form in the clothing project.'' Date probably around 1914- 18.

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Circa1915 - 1918
TextExtension specialist, probably Bertha Titsworth, gives demonstration on use of dress form. No date is given, but this probably is about 1915-18.

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Circa1915 - 1918
TextDemonstration on use of dress form. Instructor probably is Bertha Titsworth. No date given, but like others of its kind, this probably is about 1915-18.

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Circa1915 - 1918
TextLocal leader demonstrating use of dress form. No date given, but probably around 1915-18.

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Circa1915 - 1918
TextExtension clothing demonstration by local leader. Around 1915-18.

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Circa1915 - 1923
TextSimple problems used by Miss Gleason (it is not clear whether this is Julia or Edna Gleason)-with beginning students in sewing. Undated, but these two women were here about 1915-23.

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Circa1915 - 1923
TextSimple problems used by Miss Gleason (it is not clear whether this is Julia or Edna Gleason)-with beginning students in sewing. Undated, but these two women were here about 1915-23.

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Circa1915 - 1923
TextSimple problems used by Miss Gleason (it is not clear whether this is Julia or Edna Gleason)-with beginning students in sewing. Undated, but these two women were here about 1915-23.

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Circa1915 - 1923
TextSimple problems used by Miss Gleason (it is not clear whether this is Julia or Edna Gleason)-with beginning students in sewing. Undated, but these two women were here about 1915-23.

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Circa1915 - 1923
TextSimple problems used by Miss Gleason (it is not clear whether this is Julia or Edna Gleason)-with beginning students in sewing. Undated, but these two women were here about 1915-23.

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Circa1915 - 1923
TextSimple problems used by Miss Gleason (it is not clear whether this is Julia or Edna Gleason)-with beginning students in sewing. Undated, but these two women were here about 1915-23.

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Circa1915 - 1923
TextSimple problems used by Miss Gleason (it is not clear whether this is Julia or Edna Gleason)-with beginning students in sewing. Undated, but these two women were here about 1915-23.

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Circa1915 - 1923
TextSimple problems used by Miss Gleason (it is not clear whether this is Julia or Edna Gleason)-with beginning students in sewing. Undated, but these two women were here about 1915-23.

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Circa1915 - 1923
TextSimple problems used by Miss Gleason (it is not clear whether this is Julia or Edna Gleason)-with beginning students in sewing. Undated, but these two women were here about 1915-23.

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Circa1915 - 1923
TextSimple problems used by Miss Gleason (it is not clear whether this is Julia or Edna Gleason)-with beginning students in sewing. Undated, but these two women were here about 1915-23.

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Circa1915 - 1923
TextSimple problems used by Miss Gleason (it is not clear whether this is Julia or Edna Gleason)-with beginning students in sewing. Undated, but these two women were here about 1915-23.

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Circa1915 - 1923
TextSimple problems used by Miss Gleason (it is not clear whether this is Julia or Edna Gleason)-with beginning students in sewing. Undated, but these two women were here about 1915-23.

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Circa1915 - 1918
TextExtension demonstration on foundation garments. Probably around 1915-18.

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Circa1916 - 1917
TextExtension school in clothing being conducted by Bertha Titsworth. Date is 1916-17.

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Year1916
TextClothing laboratory in the home economics building (now Comstock Hall), with class. Beulah Blackmore is standing at the rear of the room. Date not given, but probably soon after 1916, when Miss Blackmore started teaching.

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Year1916
TextMillinery laboratory in home economics building (now Comstock Hall), with Beulah Blackmore presiding. No date is given, but she began teaching in this area in 1916.

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Year1917
TextTwo views showing fitting of draped skirt on dress form. Photo taken for Blackmore, Bradford and Gleason for ''Manual of Homemaking,'' p.345. Date is December 1917.

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Year1917
TextTwo views showing fitting of dress with draped skirt on dress form. Photo taken for Blackmore, Bradford and Gleason for ''Manual of Homemaking,'' p.337. Date is December 1917.

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Year1917
TextTwo views of unusual type of filing cases used by textiles and clothing department. Date is December 1917.

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Circa1918 - 1920
TextStudents fitting millinery in class in home economics building (now Comstock Hall) about 1918-20.

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Circa1918 - 1920
TextStudents fitting millinery in class in home economics building about 1918-20. Photo used in ''Home Economics at Cornell'' for 1920.

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Circa1918 - 1920
TextStudents fitting millinery in class in home economics building about 1918-20. Photo used in ''Home Economics at Cornell'' for 1920.

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Year1918
TextGarments used in clothing conservation exhibit to show how a dress was made from a discarded suit and skirt. This exhibit probably was used at the State Fair, according to the label on the original plate. Date is August 1918.

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Year1918
TextPart of exhibit on clothing conservation prepared for the State Fair. Two views show hat before and after remodeling. Date is August 1918.

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Year1918
TextPart of exhibit on clothing conservation prepared for the State Fair. Two views show hat before and after remodeling. Date is August 1918. Different hat from 32

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Year1918
TextClothing conservation. Two views show making of boy's shirt from man's shirt. Date is about 1918.

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Year1918
TextClothing conservation. Two views show making child's dress from woman's dress. Date is about 1918.

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Year1918
TextClothing conservation. Two views show making child's dress from three fabric samples. Date is about 1918.

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Year1919
TextTextiles laboratory in School of Home Economics in 1919.

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Year1919
TextDisplay of work of textiles and clothing classes at Farmers Week in February 1919.

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Year1919
TextTextiles and clothing department display at Farmers Week, February 1919, showing garments made from men's shirts.

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Year1919
TextTextiles and clothing department display at Farmers Week, February 1919, showing garments made from men's shirts. Continuation of display shown in Item 39.

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Year1919
TextTwo copies of this bore different information. One said the display of garments made from men's shirts was part of the clothing conservation effort of 1917-18, the other that it was set up for Farmers Week in 1919 (as Items 39-40). Perhaps both are true.

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Year1920
TextClothing laboratory in home economics building, about 1918. Photo used in ''Home Economics at Cornell'' for 1920.

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Year1920
TextDemonstration of use of dress form to fit garments at Summer Session in August 1920.

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Year1920
TextClothing laboratory at Summer Session, August 1920.

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Year1920
TextDifferent clothing laboratory at Summer Session, August 1920.

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Year1920
TextTreadle sewing machine with display of sewing equipment on arm. No date given, but appears to be around 1920.

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Circa1920 - 1929
TextTea held in the home economics assembly room, with students wearing dresses they had made in clothing classes. No date was given on this, but it appears to be from the 1920's.

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Year1924
TextClothing class demonstration. Photo taken for ''Home Economics at Cornell'' for 1924.

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Year1924
TextClothing laboratory. Photo taken for ''Home Economics at Cornell'' for 1924.

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Year1924
TextClothing laboratory. Photo taken for ''Home Economics at Cornell'' for 1924.

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Year1924
TextStudent fitting on dress form. Photo taken for ''Home Economics at Cornell'' for 1924.

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Year1924
TextStudent fitting another student. Photo taken for ''Home Economics at Cornell'' for 1924.

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Year1924
TextStudent fitting another student. Photo taken for ''Home Economics at Cornell'' for 1924.

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Year1924
TextStudent working in costume shop conducted by textiles and clothing department. Photo taken for ''Home Economics at Cornell'' for 1924.

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Year1924
TextCostume shop conducted by textiles and clothing department. Photo, taken about 1924, shows student seamstress in conference with customer.

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Year1924
TextCostume shop conducted by textiles and clothing department. Photo, taken about 1924, shows student seamstress in conference with customer. Slightly different pose of situation shown in Item 54.

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Year1924
TextWorkroom of costume shop conducted by textiles and clothing department. Date is about 1924.

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Year1924
TextWorkroom of costume shop conducted by textiles and clothing department, 1924.

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Year1924
TextStudent working on millinery class project. Photo taken for ''Home Economics at Cornell'' for 1924.

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Year1924
TextGroup of students working on millinery class project, about 1924.

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Year1924
TextGroup of students working on millinery class project. Taken for ''Home Economics at Cornell'' for 1924.

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Year1924
TextStudents trying on millinery. Photo taken for ''Home Economics at Cornell'' for 1924.

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Year1925
TextPhoto used for cover illustration for Bulletin E-127, ''Simplifying Home Sewing,'' August 5, 1925.

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Year1926
TextRug; probably around 1926.

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Year1926
TextCover illustration for Bulletin E-138, ''Dress Forms,'' March 31, 1926.

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Year1933
TextRoom 215 of Martha Van Rensselaer Hall just after the College moved into the building in 1933. Photo taken to show how the equipment was concentrated in one end of the room in a built-in cabinet so as to give the effect of a paneled wall when it was closed and the room used as an assembly room or theater.

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Circa1933 - 1934
TextBeulah Blackmore's class in household textiles in Room 213 of Martha Van Rensselaer Hall about 1933-34.

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Circa1933 - 1934
TextOne of Beulah Blackmore's classes in Room 213 of Martha Van Rensselaer Hall. Freshmen are experimenting with color as a means of creative self-expression. At left is a special rack developed to care for swatches of colored fabrics. Date is about 1933-34.

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Year1934
TextCorner of the Costume Shop, Laboratory 234; 1934. Students taking commercial and advanced clothing courses work with customers from the first interview until the costume is completed. Practically all of the fitting and designing of a garment is done on a dress form specially made for the customer, and the fitted lining covering the form is later filed for future use.

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Year1934
TextA corner of the Costume Shop, where students taking commercial and advanced courses in clothing are given an opportunity to work with real customers from the first interview to the completion of the ordered garment. 1934.

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Year1934
TextFashion show in Room 215 of Martha Van Rensselaer Hall, with students showing dresses made in clothing classes. Date is June 1934.

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Year1934
TextStudents of hotel administration study various types of mattresses in class in household textiles in Room 213 of Martha Van Rensselaer Hall. Date is about 1934.

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Year1935
TextTextiles testing apparatus used by Beulah Blackmore in 1935. The machine appears to feel the evenness or smoothness of yarn, and record the variations on the graph. Troy photo.

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Year1935
TextExhibit of costumes from the historic costume collection of the department of textiles and clothing. Troy photo taken in 1935 for Beulah Blackmore.

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Year1935
TextExhibit of costumes from the historic costume collection of the department of textiles and clothing. Troy photo taken in 1935 for Beulah Blackmore. Other views of exhibit shown in Item 71.

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Year1935
TextExhibit of costumes from the historic costume collection of the department of textiles and clothing. Troy photo taken in 1935 for Beulah Blackmore. Other views of exhibit shown in Item 71.

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Year1935
TextExhibit of costumes from the historic costume collection of the department of textiles and clothing. Troy photo taken in 1935 for Beulah Blackmore. Other views of exhibit shown in Item 71.

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Year1935
TextExhibit of costumes from the historic costume collection of the department of textiles and clothing. Troy photo taken in 1935 for Beulah Blackmore. Other views of exhibit shown in Item 71.

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Year1935
TextExhibit of costumes from the historic costume collection of the department of textiles and clothing. Troy photo taken in 1935 for Beulah Blackmore. Other views of exhibit shown in Item 71.

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Circa1936 - 1937
TextClassroom exhibit, ''Learn from Ads,'' used by Beulah Blackmore in her classes in the textiles and clothing department in 1936-37. Troy photo.

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Circa1936 - 1937
TextClassroom exhibit, ''Your State Law Controls Labeling,'' used by Beulah Blackmore in the textiles and clothing department in 1936-1937. Troy photo.

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Year1936
TextLaboratory in Room 217, with students fitting formal gown. Photo made for 1936 Century of Progress in New York.

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Year1936
TextLaboratory in Room 217 showing students working. Teacher facing girl in white satin formal is Ruth Scott. Girl fitting coat on form is Henrietta Hoag, a Native American student. Photo was taken for the 1936 Century of Progress in New York.

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Circa1936 - 1940
TextTextiles and clothing students backstage at Farm and Home Week fashion show, where they modeled garments they had made. One copy of this photo was dated 1936, another 1940.

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Year1940
TextStudent wearing bathing suit and walking down ramp at Farm and Home Week fashion show in Bailey Hall in 1940.

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Year1940
TextSewing center in home in Dryden, assembled under the direction of Cornell specialists in 1940.

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Year1940
TextExhibit showing simple, neat sewing corner for home. Made up by Mrs. Gladys Butt, of the textiles and clothing department, in 1940, perhaps for Farm and Home Week.

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Year1942
TextStudent looking in mirror at coat she made from discarded man's coat. Photo was taken at a sorority house about 1942.

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Year1944
TextHelen Powell Smith teaching radio Extension course, ''Let's Make a Dress,'' on Station WHCU. Mrs. Smith is seated at the microphone; the other two women are not identified. Date is 1944.

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Year1944
TextParty held in studios of Radio Station WHCU to mark completion of radio Extension course, ''Let's Make a Dress,'' conducted by Helen Powell Smith. Mrs. Smith is seated at the far left, and John (Jack) Deal, entertainer, is seated at the piano. Date is 1944. Photo Science Service negative number is 161.

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Year1945
TextPhotograph of ''Award of Merit'' presented by the City College of New York to Radio Station WHCU for radio Extension course, ''Let's Make a Dress.'' Date of award is 1945. Photo Science Service negative number is 962.

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Year1945
TextHelen Powell Smith, right, conducting radio Extension course, ''Let's Make a Dress,'' at studios of Station WMBO in Auburn, NY. Date is 1945.

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Year1945
TextHelen Powell Smith, far left, and four unidentified women sorting enrollment cards for radio Extension course, ''Let's Make a Dress,'' in studios of Station WGY in Schenectady, NY. Date is 1945.

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Year1945
TextRally for radio Extension course, ''Let's Make a Dress,'' in 1945. Location not noted.

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Year1945
TextRally for radio Extension course, ''Let's Make a Dress,'' in 1945. Location not noted. Helen Powell Smith, who conducted the course, is in white gloves, fourth from left.

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Year1945
TextRally in 1945 in Albany County for women enrolled in radio Extension course, ''Let's Make a Dress.'' Photo by Franklin Studio, Albany.

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Year1945
TextDifferent view of event shown in Item 93. Helen Powell Smith, who conducted the course, is standing slightly to the right of the lady who is pouring.

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Year1946
TextStudent showing nightgown she made for her trousseau from silk used in Japanese parachute, and satin. Display is in showcase on second floor of Martha Van Rensselaer Hall. Date is August 5, 1946, and the Photo Science negative number is 2004-D.

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Year1946
TextStudents in class in grooming watch as Prof. Margaret Humphrey demonstrates makeup techniques on another student, Barbara Corell. Date is given as April 23, 1946. Photo Science Service negative number is 1757-A.

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Year1946
TextTwo views of an Extension training school in clothing construction conducted by Mrs. Helen Powell Smith, of the textiles and clothing department, in July 1946. In Item 97, Mrs. Smith is giving instruction. Photo Science Service negative numbers are 1943-D and 1943-F.

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Year1946
TextTwo views of an Extension training school in clothing construction conducted by Mrs. Helen Powell Smith, of the textiles and clothing department, in July 1946. In Item 97, Mrs. Smith is giving instruction. Photo Science Service negative numbers are 1943-D and 1943-F.

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Year1946
TextAnjani Mehta, of Bombay, India, arranges an exhibit of native saris in the showcase on the second floor of Martha Van Rensselaer Hall. The date is about 1948.

   

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