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Created by:
National Museum of African American History and Culture, American, founded 2003  Search this
Recorded by:
Patrick Telepictures, Inc., American  Search this
Interview of:
Joyce A. Bailey, American, born 1943  Search this
Interviewed by:
Elaine Nichols, American  Search this
Subject of:
Lois K. Alexander-Lane, American, 1916 - 2007  Search this
Black Fashion Museum, American, 1979 - 2007  Search this
National Association of Milliners, Dressmakers and Tailors Inc., American, founded 1969  Search this
Harlem Fashion Institute, American, 1966 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
digital
Dimensions:
Duration (2016.129.3.1a): 57.5 minutes
Duration (2016.129.3.2a): 56.3 minutes
Type:
video recordings
oral histories
digital media - born digital
Place collected:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
July 11, 2016
Description:
The oral history consists of 2016.129.3.1a and 2016.129.3.2a: two versions (unedited, and edited) of a single digital video recording.
95.07477 GB
Joyce Bailey was interviewed as part of the NMAAHC Donor Oral History Collection. Ms. Bailey donated the entire collection and archives of the Black Fashion Museum after her mother's, Lois K. Alexander Lane, passing to the National Museum of African American History and Culture.
During this interview, Joyce Bailey discusses her mother, Lois K. Alexander Lane’s life and work in the fashion industry. In addition to the Black Fashion Museum, Lois K. Alexander Lane also founded the National Association of Milliners, Dressmakers and Tailors, the Harlem Institute of Fashion and two custom wear boutiques (The Needle Nook of Washington, DC and Lois K. Alexander & Co. in New York City).
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Museums  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2016.129.3.1a-.2a
Restrictions & Rights:
© Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Collection Donor Oral History Project
Classification:
Media Arts-Film and Video
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5c927c718-482f-44e3-bab8-5279c31edbc0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.129.3.1a-.2a