Format Photos, Prints, Drawings
Contributors Carroll, Thomas D.
Cooper, Martha
Cueto, Milagros "Millie
Goicoechea, Aurora
Mantilla, Elsa
Dates 1994
Location New Jersey
Paterson
United States
Language English
Subjects 21st Avenue (Paterson, N. J.)
Dominican Americans
Dressmaking
Elsa's Wholesale & Retail (Paterson, N.J.)
Ethnographic Photographs
Ethnography
Photographs
Work Processes
Title
Elsa, Aurora and Milagros work with Brenda to come up with design for her dress; they are using photos (including some taken at Dominican pageant by Martha Cooper) and sketches; an unidentified girl is also present.
Contributor Names
Carroll, Thomas D. (Collaborator)
Mantilla, Elsa (Depicted)
Cueto, Milagros "Millie" (Depicted)
Goicoechea, Aurora (Depicted)
Cooper, Martha (Photographer)
Created / Published
1994-08-15
Subject Headings
-  Work processes
-  Dressmaking
-  Ethnographic photographs
-  Dominican Americans
-  21st Avenue (Paterson, N. J.)
-  Elsa's Wholesale & Retail (Paterson, N.J.)
-  Ethnography
-  Photographs
-  United States -- New Jersey -- Paterson
Genre
Ethnography
Photographs
Notes
-  Forms part of a group of images documenting scenes at the dress shop on the second floor of Elsa's Wholesale & Retail on 21st Avenue, Paterson.
Medium
35 mm color slide
Call Number
AFC 1995/028: WIP-MC-C029-18
Source Collection
Working in Paterson Project Collection (AFC 1995/028)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/afcwip.mcc02918


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