Studies in the History of Fashion and Beauty in New York City
October 6, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Virginia Yans, History, Rutgers

Commodifying Domestic Virtues: New York Business and Home Sewing in the Early 20th Century
Sarah Gordon, PhD Candidate, History, Rutgers University

Interesting Places - These Beauty Shops: Class, Color, and Politics in Harlem Beauty Shops, 1920-1940
Tiffany M. Gill, PhD Candidate, History, Rutgers University

Elaine S. Abelson, Associate Professor, Committee on Historical Studies, New School University

Location: Graduate Center City University of New York 365 Fifth Avenue, between 34th & 35th Streets
Notes: This event is part of the Gotham History Festival.