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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

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

The global circulation of African fashion / Leslie W. Rabine

Author:
Rabine, Leslie W. 1944-  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 212 p. : ill., ports. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Africa
Date:
2002
Topic:
Fashion--Social aspects  Search this
Clothing and dress--Social aspects  Search this
Fashion merchandising  Search this
Call number:
TT504.6.A35 R33 2002
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_713698

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

Selling style : clothing and social change at the turn of the century / Rob Schorman

Author:
Schorman, Rob  Search this
Physical description:
212 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2003
C2003
19th century
Topic:
Fashion merchandising--History  Search this
Clothing trade--History  Search this
Social change--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_710161

Global suitcases : the informal African fashion network

Author:
Rabine, Leslie W. 1944-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Africa
Date:
2002
Topic:
Fashion merchandising  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Arts and globalization  Search this
Call number:
TT504.6.A35 R33 2002
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_756442

Fashioning postcolonial identities in Kenya

Author:
Rabine, Leslie W. 1944-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Kenya
Nairobi
Date:
2002
Topic:
Fashion  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Jewelry  Search this
Ethnic jewelry  Search this
Fashion merchandising  Search this
Tailors  Search this
National dress  Search this
Call number:
TT504.6.A35 R33 2002
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_756444

The World Bank, J C Penney, and artisanal African fashion in Los Angeles

Author:
Rabine, Leslie W. 1944-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Wachira, Wairimu  Search this
Karimu  Search this
J. C. Penney Co  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Africa
California
Los Angeles
Date:
2002
Topic:
Fashion merchandising  Search this
African American fashion designers  Search this
Call number:
TT504.6.A35 R33 2002
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_756445

Fact, fabrication and material misreading : the genealogy of "authentic African print fabric."

Author:
Rabine, Leslie W. 1944-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Sotiba (Firm)  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Africa
Senegal
Date:
2002
Topic:
Fashion merchandising  Search this
Textile fabrics, African--Marketing  Search this
Textile fabrics  Search this
Clothing trade  Search this
Printed textiles  Search this
Call number:
TT504.6.A35 R33 2002
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_756446

The entanglements of exchange, the pleasures of production, and the ethics of export

Author:
Rabine, Leslie W. 1944-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Africa
Senegal
Dakar
Date:
2002
Topic:
Globalization  Search this
Fashion merchandising  Search this
Tailors  Search this
Call number:
TT504.6.A35 R33 2002
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_756447

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

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:
xxiii, 599 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2002
C2002
Topic:
Clothing trade  Search this
Fashion merchandising  Search this
Call number:
HD9940.U62 B87 2002
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_672078

Cover yourself : adventures in the rag trade from start-ups to stars / by Sue Pekarsky Gary

Author:
Gary, Sue Pekarsky  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 127 p. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2001
C2001
Topic:
Clothing trade  Search this
Fashion merchandising  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_676780

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

"Kawaii" no teikoku : mōdo to media no onnoko tachi / Koga Reiko

Title:
「かわいい」の帝国 : モードとメディアと女の子たち / 古賀令子
Author:
Koga, Reiko  Search this
Physical description:
227 p. : ill. ; 20 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Japan
Date:
2009
Topic:
Fashion merchandising  Search this
Fashion--Themes, motives  Search this
Fashion--Social aspects  Search this
Call number:
HD9940.J32 K64 2009
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1031596

Fashion icon : the power and influence of graphic design / Mike Toth and Jennie D'Amato

Title:
Power of fashion in graphic design
Author:
Toth, Mike 1952-  Search this
D'Amato, Jennie 1960-  Search this
Physical description:
176 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2003
[2003]
Topic:
Advertising--Fashion  Search this
Graphic design (Typography)  Search this
Fashion merchandising  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1075390

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

Inside-out : South African fashion designers' sewing success / Renato Palmi

Title:
South African fashion designers' sewing success
Author:
Palmi, Renato  Search this
Physical description:
158 p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
South Africa
Date:
2007
C2007
Topic:
Clothing trade  Search this
Fashion merchandising  Search this
Fashion design  Search this
Call number:
TT496.S6 P35 2007
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_966706

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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