The Athenaeum Damenverein was organized in 1876 as the women’s auxiliary of the Athenaeum Turners. In addition to supporting the Turners, this German American organization has offered social and cultural events for its members, and been involved in...
Fashion shows; German American women; Societies and clubs
The photographs in this collection document many topics (e.g., "Gender in the workplace") and cover the years 1912 to 1951. An advanced search for Women OR Woman retrieves more than 1200 records. The collection also includes 21 photos of Marlene...
Employment; Fashion shows; Vocational education; World War, 1939-1945
Beginning in 1929, the annual "Birthday Party" fashion show in Weslaco, Texas highlighted agricultural products grown in the Rio Grande Valley. This collection includes hundreds of photographs of models wearing clothing made out of local fruit,...
Clothing and dress; Fashion shows; Societies and clubs;
This collection includes photographs of Joseph Bancroft & Sons Company's clothing collection from the 1950s and 1960s, more than 1100 Miss America fashion photographs, and a small collection of photographs of plant employees.
Beauty contestants; Beauty contests; Clothing and dress; Fashion photography; Fashion shows; Miss America Pageant
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