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Havelin, Kate

Summary: Looks at the different modes of dress in America during the Civil War, from the garments and accessories worn by slaves, soldiers, and common people to the fashion of the upper classes and the beginnings of high fashion.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twenty-First Century Books 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 391.00973 HAV

Bix, Cynthia Overbeck.

Summary: Looks at the different modes of dress in America from the 1770s to the 1860s, examining the clothing and accessories of the common people and soldiers, as well as the men and women of the upper and middle classes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twenty-First Century Books 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 391.00973 BIX

Behnke, Alison.

Summary: Looks at the different modes of dress in America in the mid twentieth century, from every day clothes to high fashion.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twenty-First Century Books 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 391.00973 BEH

Tuite, Rebecca.

Summary: Presents a history of fashion at the seven female Ivy League schools from the 1920s up to the present, describing how the preppy style became an iconic American look and innfluenced popular culture around the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rizzoli 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 643 TUI

Przybyszewski, Linda.

Summary: "As a glance down any street in America quickly reveals, American women have forgotten how to dress. We chase fads, choose inappropriate materials and unattractive cuts, and waste energy tottering in heels when we could be moving gracefully. Quite simply, we lack the fashion know-how we need to dress professionally and flatteringly. As historian and expert dressmaker Linda Przybyszewski...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Books Group 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 746.9 PRZ

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 746.9 Przybyszewski 2014

Steele, Valerie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 1985

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 391.2 STE

Ettinger, Roseann.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schiffer Pub. 1995

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 391.009 ETT

Steele, Valerie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 1997

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 391 STE

Miller, Brandon Marie.

Summary: Examines the history, manufacture, and care of American clothing from colonial times to the 1970s and discusses its relationship to the social milieu.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications 1999

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 391 MIL

Givhan, Robin.

Summary: "Conceived as a fundraiser for the restoration of King Louis XIV's palace, the world's elite gathered in Versailles' grand theater to view a fashion extravaganza of the best that French and American designers had to offer, while being entertained by LizaMinnelli and Josephine Baker. What they saw would forever alter the history of fashion. At the Battle of Versailles five Americans--Oscar de la...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 643 GIV

Summary: "[This film] follows the events leading up to the iconic fashion effrontery at the Chateau de Versailles on November 28, 1973 ... when five French designers--Givenchy, Cardin, YSL, Ungaro and Dior took on five American designers (Halston, Bill Blass, Anne Klein, Oscar de la Renta and Stephen Burrows) in a fashion showdown to save the palace"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: [publisher not identified] 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC VER

Toledo, Isabel

Summary: The renowned fashion designer discusses her life, work process, inspirations, and experiences, and offers guidance for women to enhance their sense of style.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Celebra 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TOLEDO, ISABEL TOL

Cullerton, Brenda.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: H.N. Abrams 1995

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 746.92 CUL

Tiel, Vicky.

Summary: An influential fashion designer shares highlights and lessons from her extensive career, from flunking out of fashion design school to owning a boutique in Paris, befriending Elizabeth Taylor, and becoming a fashion design icon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TIEL, VICKY Tiel

Summary: Early 1900s women's fashions.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1900

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Vreeland, Diana

Summary: Documents the life and career of Diana Vreeland, one of the most influential women of twentieth-century fashion and culture.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: eOne 2013

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC DIA

Mallis, Fern

Summary: "No topic is off-limits to Fern Mallis, award-winning creator of the Fashion Week in New York, when she hosts 'Fashion Icons with Fern Mallis' at New York's prestigious 92nd Street Y, a series of riveting in-depth interviews with the fashion industry's most talented, successful, and legendary personalities. Featuring nineteen inspiring interviews with American fashion luminaries, this engaging...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rizzoli International Publicatoins, Inc. 2015

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 643.9 MAL

Catton, Bruce

Summary: This is the story of Lincoln's famous army of the Potomac during the early years of the Civil War, when it was under the command of General George B. McClellan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1951

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 CAT

Eggers, Dave

Summary: In this honest look at the literal foundation of our country, Dave Eggers and Shawn Harris investigate a seemingly small trait of America's most emblematic statue. What they find is about more than history, more than art. What they find in the Statue of Liberty's right foot is the message of acceptance that is essential to an entire country's creation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books LLC 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973 EGG

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973 EGG

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973 Eggers 2017

Shlaes, Amity.

Summary: It's difficult today to imagine how America survived the Great Depression--only through the stories of the common people who struggled during that era can we really understand it. These people are at the heart of this reinterpretation of one of the most crucial events of the twentieth century. Author Shlaes presents the neglected and moving stories of individual Americans, and shows how through...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2007

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Neering, Rosemary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heritage House 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979.774 NEE

Anderson, Carlotta R.

Summary: "All-American Anarchist chronicles the life and work of Joseph A. Labadie (1850-1933), Detroit's prominent labor organizer and one of early labor's most influential activists. A dynamic participant in the major social reform movements of the Gilded Age, Labadie was a central figure in the pervasive struggle for a new social order as the American Midwest underwent rapid industrialization at the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LABADIE, JO AND