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Ming-Ju Sun Garfinckel's Fashion Drawings

Creator:
Sun, Ming-ju  Search this
Donor:
Sun, Ming-ju  Search this
Sun, Ming-ju  Search this
Names:
Garfinckel's (Department store)  Search this
Artist:
Ambrose, Amie  Search this
Extent:
2 Cubic feet (5 boxes, 1 map-folder)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Drawings
Catalogs
Advertisements
Tear sheets
Paper dolls
Date:
circa 1972-2002, undated
Summary:
Fashion drawings and the photographic work of Ming-Ju Sun while as an employee of Garfinckel's Department Store and as an independent artist.
Scope and Contents:
Collection consists of the original drawings and photographic work of Ming-Ju Sun as an employee of Garfinckel's Department Store and as an independent artist. It includes original artwork, newspaper advertisement tear sheets, photographic materials, fashion illustration coloring books, fashion catalogs, and other materials that provide information about the fashion industry and its advertising. The materials document women's fashions dating from 1972- to 2002. The collection is a rich resource for advertising art in the 20th century, fashion and costume design, and fashion history.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged in two series.
Biographical / Historical:
Ming-Ju Sun arrived in the United States from China in the 1940s. In the early 1970s, she studied fine art, taking classes on the history of costume and textiles as well as Chinese and Japanese history at the University of Maryland. While earning her graduate degree she worked as a fashion illustrator for the Garfinckel's department store located in Washington, DC. Beginning in the 1980s, Sun worked as an independent artist creating hand-illustrated paper-doll, sticker, and coloring books for Dover Publishing. Her artwork has been shown in galleries in Washington, DC.

Source: Collecting and Discovering Ming-Ju Sun: Paper-doll Cues to a Family History by Rachel Endoso, December 10, 2014.
Related Materials:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Carolyn and Donald Grepke Paper Doll Collection (AC0752)

Joseph Magnin Poster Collection (AC0355)

Division of Costume Audiovisual Collection (AC0801)

Priscilla of Boston Collection (AC0557)

California Shop Records (AC0572)

National Cotton Council of America Photographs and Films (AC01177)

Warchaw Collection of Business Americana (AC0060)
Provenance:
The collection was donated to the Archives Center by Ming-Ju Sun in 2005.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use. Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Reproduction permission from Archives Center: fees for commercial use. All duplication requests must by reviewed and approved by Archives Center staff.
Topic:
Fashion merchandising  Search this
advertising -- Clothing and dress -- 1970-2010  Search this
advertising -- Clothing trade -- 1970-2010  Search this
advertising -- Fashion -- 1970-2010  Search this
Women -- Employment  Search this
Women in business -- 1970-2010  Search this
Advertising art -- 20th century  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
advertising  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings -- 20th century
Catalogs
Advertisements
Tear sheets
Paper dolls
Citation:
Ming-Ju Sun Garfinckel's Fashion Drawings, 1972-2002, undated, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0897
See more items in:
Ming-Ju Sun Garfinckel's Fashion Drawings
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0897

Target Stores Collection of Fashion Advertising Using Disabled Models

Creator:
Target Stores  Search this
Extent:
1 Folder
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1990-1991
Summary:
Documents Target Stores use of disabled models in their advertisements from 1990-1991.
Scope and Contents:
Collection documents Target Stores's pioneering use of featuring disabled models in their advertisements. It consists of seven sales circulars dating from 1990-1991 and is contained in one folder.
Arrangement:
Collection arranged in one series.
Biographical / Historical:
The Dayton Company, founded in 1902 as the Dayton Dry Goods Company by American banker and real estate investor, George Draper Dayton (March 6, 1857-February 18, 1938) opened its first Target store in Roseville, Minnesota on May 1, 1962. The new subsidiary was intended to be a discount store chain as opposed to the family run department store chain of its parent company. Company leadership sought a mass market approach to offering consumers quality merchandise at a good price; family-oriented amenities: wide aisles, accessible displays, swift checkout, improved parking; while serving the cultural, social, and economic needs of the community. In the 1990s, the pioneering spirit of the company furthered its goal of serving a more inclusive consumer base and its commitment to the community by using models with disabilities in its advertisements.

Source: corporatetarget.com
Related Materials:
Materials in the Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Elaine Ostroff Universal Design Papers (NMAH.AC1356)

Division of Medicine and Science Disability Reference Collection (NMAH.AC.1319)
Provenance:
Immediate source of acquisition unknown.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
People with disabilities  Search this
Consumers with disabilities  Search this
Disabilities  Search this
advertising  Search this
Fashion merchandising  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Citation:
Target Stores Collection of Fashion Advertising Using Disabled Models, 1990-1991, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0436
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0436
Online Media:

Joseph S. Klein Archives of the National Association of Men's Sportswear Buyers Collection

Donor:
NAMSB Foundation, Inc.  Search this
Creator:
Klein, Joseph S.  Search this
National Association of Men's Sportswear Buyers  Search this
Extent:
1.6 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Optical disks
Newsletters
Dvds
Date:
1986-2005.
Scope and Contents:
NAMSB publicity materials, including printed newsletters, and DVDs of NAMSB activities such as fashion shows, video news releases, and trade show directories.
Arrangement:
Divided into 2 series: Series 1: Printed newsletters, 1986-2005; and Series 2: DVDs.
Biographical / Historical:
A non-profit membership association of menswear retailers, formed in 1954.
Provenance:
Donated in 2005 by the NAMSB Foundation, in honor of NAMSB's late Vice-President Joseph S. Klein.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Men's clothing  Search this
Fashion merchandising  Search this
advertising  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Sport clothes  Search this
Genre/Form:
Optical disks
Newsletters -- 21st century
DVDs
Newsletters -- 1950-2000
Citation:
National Association of Men's Sportswear Buyers Collection, 1986-2005, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0901
See more items in:
Joseph S. Klein Archives of the National Association of Men's Sportswear Buyers Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0901

Winning fashion : the American Fashion Critics' Awards, 1943-1963 / Carmela Spinelli Schaufler

Title:
American Fashion Critics' Awards, 1943-1963
Author:
Schaufler, Carmela Spinelli  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 217 leaves : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Place:
United States
Date:
2004
20th century
Topic:
Coty American Fashion Critics' Awards  Search this
Fashion design--History  Search this
Fashion designers--History  Search this
Fashion merchandising--History  Search this
Call number:
TT507 .S334 2004
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_802798

Keeping up appearances : fashion and class between the wars / Catherine Horwood

Author:
Horwood, Catherine  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 208 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Great Britain
Date:
2005
20th century
Topic:
Middle class--History  Search this
Fashion--Social aspects--History  Search this
Group identity--History  Search this
Fashion merchandising--History  Search this
Call number:
GT525 .H67 2005
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_799109

Couture culture : a study in modern art and fashion / Nancy J. Troy

Author:
Troy, Nancy J  Search this
Subject:
Poiret, Paul  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 438 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
France
Date:
2003
C2003
20th century
Topic:
Costume design  Search this
Fashion and art  Search this
Fashion--History  Search this
Clothing trade--History  Search this
Fashion designers--History  Search this
Fashion merchandising--History  Search this
Theater and society--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_686421

The business of fashion : designing, manufacturing, and marketing / Leslie Davis Burns, Nancy O. Bryant

Author:
Burns, Leslie Davis  Search this
Bryant, Nancy O  Search this
Physical description:
xvii, 439 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1997
C1997
Topic:
Clothing trade  Search this
Fashion merchandising  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Call number:
HD9940.U62 B87 1997
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_528862

Fabrics and fashion : studies in the economic and social history of dress / edited by N.B. Harte

Title:
Studies in the economic and social history of dress
Author:
Harte, N. B  Search this
Pasold Research Fund Ltd  Search this
Physical description:
P. 150-358 : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1991
[1991?]
Topic:
Textile industry--History  Search this
Fashion--History  Search this
Fashion merchandising--History  Search this
Clothing trade--History  Search this
Call number:
HD9940.G7 F12 1991
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_466042

Fashion & merchandising fads / Frank W. Hoffmann, William G. Bailey

Author:
Hoffmann, Frank W. 1949-  Search this
Bailey, William G. 1947-  Search this
Physical description:
317 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1994
20th century
1970-
Topic:
Fads--History  Search this
Fashion--History  Search this
Novelties--History  Search this
Civilization  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_466104

Contributions of African Americans to the fashion industries / Gloria Williams & Pearletta Graves

Author:
Sander, Gloria Williams 1957-  Search this
Graves, Pearletta  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
United States
Date:
1990
Topic:
Fashion merchandising  Search this
African American fashion designers  Search this
Clothing trade  Search this
African Americans--Clothing  Search this
Call number:
E185.89.D7 S89 1990
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_495555

Young Originals : Emily Wilkens and the teen sophisticate / Rebecca Jumper Matheson

Author:
Matheson, Rebecca Jumper 1975-  Search this
Subject:
Wilkens, Emily  Search this
Physical description:
xx, 179 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
2015
20th century
Topic:
Women fashion designers  Search this
Fashion designers  Search this
Fashion illustrators  Search this
Teenage girls--Clothing--History  Search this
Fashion merchandising--History  Search this
Fashion--History  Search this
Beauty, Personal--Social aspects--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1059826

Producing fashion : commerce, culture, and consumers / edited by Regina Lee Blaszczyk

Author:
Blaszczyk, Regina Lee  Search this
Physical description:
vii, 363 p. : ill ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2008
C2008
20th century
Topic:
Fashion design--History  Search this
Fashion merchandising--History  Search this
Consumers' preferences--History  Search this
Marketing--Management--History  Search this
Product management--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_902708

Lucile Ltd : London, Paris, New York and Chicago, 1890s-1930s / by Valerie D. Mendes and Amy De La Haye

Author:
Mendes, Valerie D  Search this
De La Haye, Amy  Search this
Victoria and Albert Museum  Search this
Subject:
Lucile 1862-1935  Search this
Physical description:
222 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), port., facsim. ; 32 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Great Britain
Date:
2009
C2009
20th century
Topic:
Fashion--History  Search this
Fashion drawing--History  Search this
Fashion merchandising--History  Search this
Women fashion designers  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_967605

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