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Fashion and Fashion Plates (exhibition)

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An exhibition of selected garments (dating from 1836-1956) donated to the Vassar College Costume Collection. The exhibition took place in the Faculty Commons in the College Center at Vassar, from June 12-15, 2014.

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For Better and For Worse: Sixteen Decades of Wedding Wear at Vassar

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The spring 2013 historic clothing exhibition at Vassar College was entitled "For Better and For Worse: Sixteen Decades of Wedding Wear at Vassar," and was curated by Arden Kirkland (VC Class of 1993) and Faculty Emeritus Holly K. Hummel,

In 2007, Vassar received a donation of four wedding dresses from the same Vassar family—three generations…

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Generations of Fashion (exhibition)

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The 2012 historic clothing exhibition for Vassar's Reunion was entitled "Generations of Fashion." Curated by Faculty Emeritus Holly K. Hummel, this exhibition showcased clothing worn by Vassar families, most notably an array of family heirlooms from the private collection of Isabel Foshee Plambeck '62. The display also included items held by…

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Rallings, 1859

In Trow’s New York city directory of 1859, there is a listing for "Rallings William, milliner, 318 Canal," presumably Mme. Rallings' husband (p. 656).

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Deutsch & Co., 1891

Listed in their 1891 catalog at the corner of Fifth Avenue and 22nd Street

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Fox & Kelly, 1888

Listed in their 1888-9 catalog at 765-767 & 769 Broadway, Cor. 9th Street, New York, NY

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Wanamaker's 1896

Wanamaker's opens a NY branch of its Philadelphia store at the site that had been A.T. Stewart, then Denning, then Hilton Hughes, at Broadway and 10th

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Hilton Hughes 1892

Hilton Hughes takes over the former Denning store, which had formerly been A.T. Stewart, at Broadway and 10th

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A. T. Stewart 1869

A. T. Stewart store opens on Broadway in 1869 at Broadway and 10th

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Brooks Brothers 1884

Brooks Brothers store opens on lower Broadway in 1874

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E. Rallings, 1883

There is an advertised listing for "Ralling, Mme. E.," at 252 Fifth Avenue

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E. Rallings, 1880

There is an advertised listing for "Rallings, Mrs. E." at 1153 Broadway, under "Milliners"

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E. Rallings, 1874

There is an advertised listing for "Rallings, Mme." at 1115 Broadway, under "Dressmakers"

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Stern Bros., 1885

Listed at 32 W. 23d in 1885.

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Simpson, Crawford, & Simpson, 1885

Listed at 311 Sixth av. in 1885.

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James McCreery & Co., 1885

Listed at 801 Broadway in 1885.

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R. H. Macy & Co. 1858

R. H. Macy & Co. store opens at 14th st. and Sixth av. in 1858

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Le Boutillier Bros. 1885

Le Boutillier Bros. store listed at W. 23rd in 1885

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Le Boutillier Bros. 1891

Le Boutillier Bros. store opens on 14th Street in 1891

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Lord & Taylor, 1885

Listed at 901 Broadway in 1885.

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J. & C. Johnston, 1885

Listed at 937 Broadway in 1885.

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J. A. Hearn & Son, 1885

Listed at 30 W. 14th in 1885.

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Denning, 1885

Listed at 10th st. and Broadway in 1885.

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Denning, 1876

F. J. Denning, former manager of A. T. Stewart, takes over the business under his own name when Stewart dies in 1876 (at Broadway and 10th)

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Arnold, Constable, & Co., 1885

Listed at 881 Broadway in 1885.

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B. Altman & Co. 1868

B. Altman & Co. store opens at 331 Sixth Avenue in 1868.

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B. Altman & Co. 1865

B. Altman & Co. store opens at 39 Third Avenue in 1865.

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B. Altman & Co. 1877

B. Altman & Co. store opens at 301 Sixth Avenue in 1877, at the location that had been his brother's store before his death.

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