Finding aid for the Clarke School of Dressmaking and Fashion Design Records


Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Clarke School of Dressmaking and Fashion Design
Title: Clarke School of Dressmaking and Fashion Design Records
Dates: 1942-1983
Extent: 0.20 linear feet (1 container)
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.
MS Number MS 4490
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English