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1Title:  Clarke School of Dressmaking and Fashion Design Records     
 Creator:  Clarke School of Dressmaking and Fashion Design 
 Dates:  1942-1983 
 Abstract:  The Clarke School of Dressmaking and Fashion Design was a Cleveland, Ohio, dressmaking, tailoring and fashion design school founded in 1925 by Amanda Wicker, primarily for young African-American women. Wicker retired and sold the school in 1979, which was still in operation in 1990. The collection consists of style show programs; also newspaper clippings, and miscellany. The style show programs include much advertising for Cleveland Afro-American businesses. 
 Call #:  MS 4490 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Wicker, Amanda, 1900-1987. | Clarke School of Dressmaking and Fashion Design. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African American fashion designers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African American business enterprises -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Fashion shows -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Costume design -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Dressmaking -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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2Title:  Clarke School of Dressmaking and Fashion Design Records, Series II     
 Creator:  Clarke School of Dressmaking and Fashion Design 
 Dates:  1924-1979 
 Abstract:  The Clarke School of Dressmaking and Fashion Design was a Cleveland, Ohio, dressmaking, tailoring and fashion design school founded in 1925 by Amanda Wicker, primarily for young African-American women. Wicker retired and sold the school in 1979, which was still in operation in 1990. The collection consists of certificates, proclamations and awards related to the education, business, and philanthropic interests of Amanda Wicker, the school's owner. 
 Call #:  MS 4605 
 Extent:  0.10 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Wicker, Amanda, 1900-1987. | Clarke School of Dressmaking and Fashion Design. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African American women -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African American business enterprises -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | African American fashion designers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Costume design -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Dressmaking -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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