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Volume 38 - 2012
Volume 37 - 2011
Volume 36 - 2010
Volume 35 - 2008-2009
- Carlson, Hannah. Stella Blum Grant Report: Idle Hands and Empty Pockets: Postures of Leisure.
- Leipzig, Sheryl Farnan and Farrell-Beck, Jane and
Parsons, Jean. It's a Profession that is New, Unlimited, and Rich:
Promotion of the American Designer in the 1930s.
- Marcketti, Sara and Farrell-Beck, Jane. 'Look Like a Lady; Act Like a Man; Work Like a Dog': Dressing for Business Success.
- Pederson, Elaine L. and Buckland, Sandra Stansbery
and Bates, Christina. Theory and Dress Scholarship: A Discussion on
Developing and Applying Theory.
Volume 34 - 2007 (Dress and the Decorative Arts)
- Ackerman, Evelyn. Short Report: Costume is the Key: Seventeenth Century Miniature Portraits with Costume Overlays.
- Baumgarten, Linda. The Layered Look: Design in Eighteenth-Century Quilted Petticoats.
- Campagnol, Isabella. Venice 1870-1930: The Rediscovery of Textile Arts.
- Marketti, Sara and Parsons, Jean L. American
Fashions for American Women: Early Twentieth Century Efforts to Develop
an American Fashion Identity.
- Schoeser, Mary. A Secret Trade: Plate-Printed Textiles and Dress Accessories, ca. 1620-1820.
Volune 33 - 2006
- Akou, Heather Marie. Documenting the Origins of Somali Folk Dress: Evidence from the Bonaparte Collection.
- Brautbar, Shirli. Fashioning Gender and Jewishness: Hadassah, Fashion Shows, and Beauty Culture in the Post World War II Era.
- Field, Jacqueline. Bernat Klein's Couture Tweeds: Color and Fabric Innovation, 1960-1980.
- Lazaro, David E. Fashion and Frugality: English Patterned Silks in Connecticut River Valley Women's Dress, 1660-1800.
- Vaughan, Heather. Natacha Rambova, Fashion Designer (1928-1931).
- Wrisley, Melyssa. Stella Blum Grant Report: 'Fashion I Despised': Charlotte Perkins Gilman and American Dress Reform, 1880-1920.
Volume 32 - 2005
- Albritton, Ann. "She Has a Body on Her Dress": Sonia Delaunay-Terk's First Simultaneous Dress, 1913.
- Coffey-Webb, Louise and Rosenbaum, Sandra L. Short report: James Galanos.
- Gray, Sally Helvenston and Peteu, Mihaela. "Invention, the Angel of the Nineteenth Century": Patents for Women's Cycling Attire in the 1890s.
- Murphy, Michael. Stella Blum Grant Report: Orthopedic Manhood: Detachable Shirt Collars and Reconstruction of the White Male Body in America, ca. 1880-1910.
- Strawn, Susan, Farrell-Beck, Jane and Hemken, Ann R. Bib Overalls: Function and Fashion.
- Tandberg, Gerilyn. Confederate Bonnets: Imagination and Ingenuity.
- Van Cleave, Kendra. "A Style All Her Own": Fashion, Clothing Practices and Female Community at Smith College, 1920-1929.
Volume 31 - 2004
- Chrisman-Campbell, Kimberly. French Connections: Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, and the Anglo-French Fashion Exchange.
- Bissonnette, Anne. Stella Blum Grant Report: Fashion on the Ohio Frontier, 1790-1840.
- Farrell-Beck, Jane and Hall, Carol L. Short Report: Adolescent Consumers of Foundations, 1920s - 1950s.
- Field, Jacqueline. A 1916 Silk Ensemble: Linking Local and House Museum History.
- Johnson, Christina M. Each Button, Every Hole, and Every Fold: Dress in the American Daguerreotype Portrait.
- Lazaro, David E. and Warner, Patricia Campbell. The All-Over Pleated Bodice: Dressmaking in Transition, 1780-1805.
Volume 30 - 2003
- Gibson, Robyn. Schiaparelli, Surrealism and the Desk Suit.
- Gordon, Beverly. Costume Representations of Early America: A Gendered Portrayal, 1850-1940.
- Miller, Marla R. Gownmaking as a Trade for Women in Eighteenth-Century Rural New England.
- Saville, Deborah. Stella Blum Grant Report: Freud, Flappers and Bohemians: The Influence of Modern Psychological Thought and Social Ideology on Dress, 1910-1923.
- Seligman, Kevin and Stein, Gail. Short Report: The Kevin L. Seligman Library and Archive.
- Warner, Patricia Campbell. "Washed again today, the skin was gone from my hands": Doing the Laundry in Women's Colleges, 1840-1890.
- Webber-Hanchett, Tiffany. Stella Blum Grant Report: Dorothy Shaver: Promoter of "The American Look."
Volume 29 - 2002
- Bradley, Barry W., Druesedow, Jean L., and Wajda, Shirley Teresa. Phyllis Primrose Peckham: Dressed for Posterity.
- Coleman, Elizabeth Ann. Introduction to Special Issue: Conversations About Costume and the Visual Arts.
- Craugwell-Varda, Kathleen, Schoelwer, Susan P., and Steinberg, Sharon Y. Costume and Portraiture in the 1830s: A Connecticut Case Study.
- Fortune, Brandon Brame. "Studious Men are
Always Painted in Gowns": Charles Wilson Peale's 'Benjamin Rush' and
the Question of Banyans in Eighteenth-Century Anglo-American Portraiture.
- McNamara, Mary Jo. Minerva Chapman's Miniatures: Costume and the New Woman.
- Reinhardt, Leslie. "The Work of Fancy and Taste": Copley's Invented Dress and the Case of Rebecca Boylston.
- Sachant, Pamela Jane. Costumes and Clothes: The Intersection of Art and Life in George Seeley's Photographs and Laura Seeley's Diary.
- Wilson, Gayle and Chew, Elizabeth V. Fashioning an American Diplomat: The Mather Brown Portrait of Thomas Jefferson.
Volume 28 - 2001
- Benhamou, Reed. Who Controls This Private Space? The Offense and Defense of the Hoop in Early Eighteenth-Century France and England.
- Emery, Joy. Short Report: Dress Like a Star: Hollywood and the Pattern Industry.
- Field, Jacqueline. Dyes, Chemistry and Clothing: The Influence of World War I on Fabrics, Fashions and Silk.
- Johns, Maxine James and Farrell-Beck, Jane. "Cut Out the Sleeves" Nineteenth-Century U.S. Women Swimmers and Their Attire.
- La Chapelle, Peter. Stella Blum Grant Report: All That Glitters: Country Music, Taste, and the Politics of the "Nudie" Suit.
- Warner, Patricia Campbell. "It Looks Very Nice Indeed." Clothing in Women's Colleges, 1837-1897.
- Wilson, Laurel. American Cowboy Dress: Function to Fashion.
- Winner, Viola Hopkins. Abigail Adams and "The Rage of Fashion."
Volume 27 - 2000
- Bates, Christina. Women's Hats and the Millinery Trade, 1840-1940. An Annotated Bibliography.
- Chico, Beverly. Gender Headwear Traditions in Judaism and Islam.
- Cocuzza, Dominique. Stella Blum Grant Report: The Dress of Free Women of Color in New Orleans, 1780-1840.
- Eicher, Joanne B. The Anthropology of Dress.
- Maglio, Diane. Luxuriant Crowns: Victorian Men's Smoking Caps, 1850-1890.
- Shade, Laurie. Short Report: Shipwreck: Ansel and Adeline Easton's Honeymoon Voyage of 1857.
- Stein, Gale. Mr. John, "Emperor of Fashion."
- White, Sophie. The Shape of French Costume Studies: Focus on the Eighteenth Century
Volume 26 - 1999
- Field, Jacqueline. Silk and Style: Affording American Machine-Made Silks at the Turn of the Twentieth Century.
- Gau, Colleen. Stella Blum Grant Report: Physiologic Effects of Wearing Corsets: Studies with Reenactors.
- Greene, Susan W. Service With Style: Indigo, Manganese Bronze, and Hoyle's Purple Dress Prints, 1800-1855.
- Sullivan, Joan L. In Pursuit of Legitimacy: Home Economists and the Hoover Apron in World War I.
- Waugh, Christina Frieder. "Well-Cut through the Body:" Fitted Clothing in Twelfth-Century Europe.
- Zucker, Betty. Short Report: The Harry Simons Archive.
Volume 25 - 1998
- Baumgarten, Linda. Altered Historical Clothing.
- Boardman, Michelle. Shoulder to Shoulder: Women's Patriotic Scarves of World War II.
- Buckland, Sandrea Stansbery and O'Neal, Gwendolyn S. 'We Publish Fashions Because They are News:' The New York Times 1940 through 1945.
- Chrisman, Kimberly. 'The Upholstery of Life': Clothing and Character in the Novels of Edith Wharton.
- Coleman, Elizabeth Ann. Short Report: Jessie Franklin Turner: A Flight Path for Early Modern American Fashion.
- Schorman, Rob. Stella Blum Grant Report: What to Wear and How to Make It: The Meaning of Clothes in Late Nineteenth-Century America.
Volume 24 - 1997
- Bates, Christina. How to Dress the Children? A Comparison of Prescription and Practice in Late-Nineteenth-Century North America.
- Kidd, Laura K. and Farrell-Beck, Jane. Menstrual Products Patented in the United States, 1854-1921.
- Kidwell, Claudia Brush. Are Those Clothes Real? Transforming the Way Eighteenth-Century Portraits are Studied.
- Warner, Patricia Campbell. Clothing as Barrier: American Women in the Olympics, 1900-1920.
- Welters, Linda. Dress as Souvenir: Piña Cloth in the Nineteenth-Century.
- White, Sophie. Stella Blum Grant Report: Dress in French Colonial Louisiana, 1699-1769: the Evidence from Notarial Sources.
Volume 23 - 1996
- Baumgarten, Linda. Dressing for Pregnancy: A Maternity Gown of 1780-1795.
- Benner, Louise D. and Feather, Betty L. Julia Wolfe and Eliza Gant: Clothing Helps to Focus a Blurred Image.
- Clayton-Gouthro, Cecile. Social Commentary in Nineteenth Century Crinoline Cartoons from "Punch."
- Fields, Jill and Shifrin, Susan. Stella Blum Grant Reports.
- Jirousek, Charlotte A. Dress as Social Policy: Change in Women's Dress in a Southwestern Turkish Village.
- Williams, Patricia. Festival, Folk Dress, Government and Tradition in Twentieth Century Czechoslovakia.
- Wilson, Laurel E. The Cowboy: Real and Imagined.
Volume 22 - 1995
- Adams-Graf, John. In Rags for Riches: A Daguerreian Survey of Forty-Niner's Clothing.
- Cooper, Cynthia. Brilliant and Instructive Spectacles: Canada's Fancy Dress Balls, 1876-1898.
- Jirousek, Charlotte. More Than Oriental Splendor: European and Ottoman Headgear, 1380-1580.
- Martin, Richard. Identity: George Platt Lynes's Photograph of Carl Carlsen.
- Tarrant, Naomi E. A. The Portrait, the Artist and the Costume Historian.
- Taylor, Lou. The Work and Function of the Paris Couture Industry During the German Occupation of 1940-44.
- Warner, Patricia Campbell. The Gym Slip: The Origins of the English Schoolgirl Tunic.
Volume 21 - 1994
- Abbott, Reginald. What Becomes a Legend Most?: Fur in the Medieval Romance.
- Barber, Elizabeth Wayland. On the Antiquity of East European Bridal Clothing.
- Hunt, Patricia. Swathed in Cloth: The Headwraps
of Some African American Women in Georgia and South Carolina During the
Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries.
- Lemire, Beverly. Redressing the History of the Clothing Trade in England: Ready-made Clothing, Guilds, and Women Workers, 1650-1800.
- Schwarz, Maureen Trudelle and Hamblin, Diana. Stella Blum Grant Reports.
- Sorge, Lynn. The Evolution of Nineteenth-Century Shaker Dresses: Reflection of the "World."
Volume 20 - 1993
- Baizerman, Suzanne, Eicher, Joanne B. and Cerny, Catherine. Eurocentrism in the Study of Ethnic Dress.
- Boehlke, Heidi L. Ruth M. Kapinas, Munsingwear's Forgotten "Foundettes" Designer.
- Lopez, Judith. Short Report: Buttonholes: Some Differences in Gender-related Front Closures.
- Mailand, Harold F. Treating Charlotte Robertson's 1802 Dress.
- Palmer, Alexandra and Townsend, Camilla. Stella Blum Grant Reports.
- Parker, Donna. Made to Fit a Woman: Riding Uniforms of the Frontier Nursing Service.
- Samek, Susan M. Uniformly Feminine: The "Working Chic" of Mainbocher.
- Welters, Linda and Kuhn, Ira. Mãra and Zig-Zag: Mythological Signs in Latvian Women's Headgear.
Volume 19 - 1992
- Baumgarten, Linda. Under Waistcoats and Drawers.
- Connolly, Loris. Recycling Feed Sacks and Flour Bags: Thrifty Housewives or Marketing Success Story?
- Cunningham, Patricia A. Response to Forum: Gendered Appearances in Twentieth-Century Popular Media.
- Farrell-Beck, Jane and Johnson, Joyce Starr. Remodeling and Renovating Clothes, 1870-1933.
- Geum, Key-Sook and DeLong, Marilyn Revell. Korean Traditional Dress as an Expression of Heritage.
- Gordon, Beverly. The Great Lakes Indian Bandolier Bag: Cultural Persistence and Elaboration.
- Oakes, Dr. Jill. Comparison of Factors Influencing Caribou and Cooper Inuit Skin Clothing.
Volume 18 - 1991
- Beaudoin-Ross, Jacqueline. Marie-Paule Haute Couture.
- Finkel, Alicia. Madame Vestris, the English Adonis.
- Helvenston, Sally I. Fashion and Function in Women's Dress in Rural New England: 1840-1900.
- Kaiser, Susan B., Lennon, Sharon J., and Damhorst, Mary Lynn. Forum: Gendered Appearances in Twentieth-Century Popular Media.
- Ulrich, Laurel Thatcher. Cloth, Clothing, and Early American Social History.
Volume 17 - 1990
- Chico, Beverly. Gender Headwear and Power in Judaic and Christian Traditions.
- Dufresne, Laura Rinaldi. A Woman of Excellent
Character: A Case Study of Dress, Reputation and the Changing Costume
of Cristine de Pizan in the Fifteenth Century.
- Helvenston, Sally. Fashion on the Frontier.
- Kuchta, David M. "Graceful, Virile and Useful:" The Origins of the Three-Piece Suit.
- Ritter, Joann Gregory and Feather, Betty L. Practices, Procedures and Attitudes Toward Clothing Maintenance: 1850-1860 and 1900-1910.
- Song, Cheunsoon and Sibley, Lucy Roy. Recent Reflections about the Vertical Headdress of Fifteenth Century Northern Europe.
- Wass, Ann Buermann and Anderson, Clarita. What Did Women Wear to Run?
Volume 16 - 1990
- Bara, Jana. Cradled in Furs: Winter Fashions in Montreal in the 1860s.
- Chapman, Dana Lacy and Dickey, Lois E. A Study of Costume Through Art: An Analysis of Dutch Women's Costumes from 1600-1650.
- Cunningham, Patricia. Annie Jenness Miller and Mabel Jenness: Promoters of Physical Culture and Correct Dress.
- Grossbard, Judy and Merkel, Robert S. "Modern" Wheels Liberated "The Ladies" 100 Years Ago.
- Maeder, Edward and Bryant, Nancy. Commentary and Response: An Inquiry Into Research Methods.
- Song, Cheunsoon and Sibley, Lucy Roy. The Vertical Headdress of Fifteenth Century Northern Europe.
- Warner, Patricia Campbell. Fetters of Gold: The Jewelry of Renaissance Saxony in the Portraits of Cranach the Elder.
- Wehrle, Louise and Paoletti, Jo. What Do We
Wear to the Wedding Now that the Funeral Is Over? A Look at Advice and
Etiquette Literature, and Practice During the Years 1880-1910 in America.
- Wilson, Laurel. Anna Gove: "Lady, Female Doctoress:" Social Non-conformist & Clothing Conservative.
Volume 15 - 1989
- Benhamou, Reed. The Restraint of Excessive Apparel: England 1337-1604.
- Brandt, Brenda M. Arizona Clothing: A Frontier Perspective.
- Delorey, Barbara. American Fireworks and Fans: The Genius of Edmund Soper Hunt and Frank Blake Allen.
- Finkel, Alicia. A Tale of Lilies, Sunflowers and Knee-breeches: Oscar Wilde's Wardrobe for his American Tour.
- Montégut, Philippe. Boué Soeurs: The First Haute-couture Establishment in America.
- Pederson, Elaine and Loverin, Jan. Historic Costume Dating: Further Explanation of Schlick's Algorithm.
- Severa, Joan and Horswill, Merrill. Costume as Material Culture.
Volume 14 - 1988
- Albrecht, Juliana, Farrell-Beck, Jane and Winakor, Geitel. Function, Fashion and Convention in American Women's Riding Costume, 1880-1930.
- Bryant, Nancy O. Buckles and Buttons: An Inquiry into Fastening Systems Used on Eighteenth-Century English Breeches.
- Finkel, Alicia. "A true and perfect mirror"... Costumes for Charles Kean's Revivals of Shakespeare's Plays, 1852-1859.
- Horswill, Merrill. Research Report: Save the Silks! Protection for Weighted Silk Costumes.
- Kuchenmeister, Pamela Frayser and Littrell, Mary Ann. Liturgical Vestments in the Church of Norway: Aesthetics, Social Roles and Artistic Production.
- Rexford, Nancy, Cunningham, Patricia, Kaufmann, Robert and Trautman, Patricia. Forum: Research and Publication.
- Shine, Carolyn R. Scalping Knives and Silk Stockings: Clothing the Frontier, 1780-1795.
- Warner, Patricia Campbell. Public and Private: Men's Influence on American Women's Dress for Sport and Physical Education.
Volume 13 - 1987
- Bartsch, Donna and Trautman, Patricia. Skirts for the Nineteenth-century American Equestrienne.
- Farrell-Beck, Jane. Nineteenth-century Construction Techniques: Practice and Purpose.
- Fernandez, Nancy Page. Pattern Diagrams and Fashion Periodicals.
- Gordon, Beverly. Fossilized Fashion: "Old Fashioned" Dress as a Symbol of a Separate, Work-oriented Identity.
- Micklewright, Nancy. Tracing the Transformation in Women's Dress in Nineteenth-century Istanbul.
- Paoletti, Jo B., Beeker, Catherine, and Pelletier, Diana. Men's Jacket Styles, 1919-1941: An Example of Coordinated Content Analysis and Object Study.
- Riley, Robert. Museum á la Mode.
- Tandberg, Gerilyn G. New World-Old Fashions? Immigrant Clothing on Northern Plains.
- Thompson, Elizabeth J. and Konetschni, Walter. "Feetsie" Pajamas and White Fur Muffs: Recollections of Childhood Clothing.
Volume 12 - 1986
- Bryant, Nancy O. Insights into the Innovative Cut of Madeleine Vionnet.
- Cunningham, Patricia. Swimwear in the Thirties: The B.V.D. Company in a Decade of Innovation.
- Finkel, Alicia. Edward William Godwin: A Tribute.
- Gordon, Beverly. Dress and Dress-up at the Fundraising Fair.
- Palmer, Alexandra. Form Follows Fashion: A Motorcoat Considered.
- Warner, Patricia Campbell. Mourning and Memorial Jewelry of the Victorian Age.
- Worth, Susannah. Embroidered China Crepe Shawls, 1816-1863.
Volume 11 - 1985
- Byrd, Sue Gibson and Drake, Mary Frances. Andrew Johnson, The Tailor President.
- Cooper, Arlene C. Casual, But Not That Casual: Some Fashions of the 1950s.
- Koda, Harold. Rei Kawakubo and the Aesthetic of Poverty.
- Lebing, Wendy. The Rustle of Her Dress: The Sounds of Late 19th and Early 20th Century Clothing.
- Morra, Marisa. Silent Informers: Men's Coats from a 19th Century Period of Transition.
- Tandberg, Gerilyn G. Towards Freedom in Dress for 19th Century Women.
- Ulrich, Pamela V. Promoting the South: Rhetoric and Textiles in Columbus, Georgia 1850-1880.
- Weissman, Polaire. Mostly About Stella Blum.
- Welters, Linda. The Transition from Folk to Fashionable Dress in Attica, Greece.
Volume 10 - 1984
- Casse, Catherine. The Iroquois Moccasin: Its Utilitarian and Symbolic Functions.
- Cooper, Arlene. La Camargo's Skirt: The Eighteenth Century Ballet Re-Dressed.
- Cunningham, Patricia A. Eighteenth Century Nightgowns: The Gentleman's Robe in Art and Fashion.
- Femenias, Blenda. Peruvian Costume and European Perceptions in the Eighteenth Century.
- Fenske, Louis J. and Robinson, Dwight E. The Flight From Fur: A Study of Technological Innovation in a Luxury Market.
- Finkel, Alicia. Le Bal Costumé: History and Spectacle in the Court of Queen Victoria.
- Martin, Richard. The Function of Fashion in Baudelaire's "Le Peintre de la Vie Moderne" (1863).
Volume 9 - 1983
- Behling, Dorothy. Fashion Change in a Northwoods Lumbering Town, 1915-1925.
- Kruckeberg, Vicky L. Dining in Style: Conservation of a Circa 1920s Velvet Gown.
- Paoletti, Jo B. Clothes Make the Boy, 1869-1910.
- Rabun, Josette H. and Drake, Mary Frances. Warmth in Clothing: A Victorian Perspective.
- Rowold, Kathleen L. and Schlick, Pamela J. Systematic Identification and Classification of Historic Costume.
- Steele, Valeria. Fashion in China.
Volume 8 - 1982
- Coleman, Elizabeth Ann. Abstracting the "Abstract" Gown.
- Kirke, Betty. The Intuitive Approach to Restoration: A Tribute to Elizabeth Lawrence.
- Martin, Richard. Post-Modern Menswear: Irony and Anomaly in Men's Attire of the 1980s.
- Morton, Linda. The Training of a Tailor.
- Storm, Penny. The Umbilical Cord, Man's First Clothing.
- Welters, Linda. Greek Women's Chemises.
Volume 7 - 1981
- Beaudoin-Ross, Jacqueline. 'A la Canadienne' Once More: Some Insights into Quebec Rural Female Dress.
- Cunningham, Patricia. The Theoretical Bases of William Hogarth's Depictions of Dress.
- Furer, Gloira. Kapa and Palaka.
- Helvenston, Sally. Advice to American Mothers on the Subject of Children's Dress 1800-1920.
- Jerde, Judith. Mary Molloy: St. Paul's Extraordinary Dressmaker.
- Kiernan, Matthew. Stepping Out: Footwear in the Collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
- Klumpp, Donna Rey. An Historical Overview of Maasai Dress.
- Martin, Richard. "The New Soft Look:" Jackson Pollack, Cecil Beaton, and American Fashion in 1951.
- Paoletti, Jo Barraclough. Cartoons and the Costume Historian.
- Sloper, Nancy. The Conservation and Reconstruction of a Wool Gaiter.
- Storm, Penny A. A Thought on the Origin and Function of Dress Since They Weren't Naked After All.
Volume 6 - 1980
- Adler, Shane. A Diary and a Dress.
- Beaudoin-Ross, Jacqueline. A la Canadienne: Some Aspects of 19th Century Habitant Dress.
- Blum, Stella. The Idyllic Fashions of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, 1867-1918.
- Clark, Sallye. Carrie Taylor, Kentucky Dressmaker.
- Foote, Shelly. Bloomers.
- Helvenston, Sally. Popular Advice for the Well Dressed Woman in the 19th Century.
- Hillestad, Robert. The Underlying Structure of Appearance.
- Paoletti, Jo. Barradough. The Role of Choice in the Democratization of Fashion.
- Prellwitz, Marcia and Metcalf, Marcia D. The Documentation of 19th Century American Costume.
- Tandberg, Gerilyn G. Field Hand Clothing in Louisiana and Mississippi During the Ante-Bellum Period.
- Tarrant, Naomi. European Costume and Textiles in the Royal Scottish Museum, Edinburgh.
Volume 5 - 1979
- Behling, Dorothy. The Russian Influence on Fashion 1909-1925.
- Coleman, Evelyn J. Boston's Atheneum for Fashions.
- Doering, Mary D. American Red Cross Uniforms.
- Feather, Betty L. and Sibley, Lucy R. Overlooked Pages of North American Clothing History.
- Nordquist, Barbara. Kura Cloth.
- Trautman, Pat. Personal Clothiers: A Demographic Study of Dressmakers, Seamstresses and Tailors.
- Wallach, Anne. Fashions and Underfashions.
- Weeden, Patricia. How Your Clothes Get Into Your Speech.
Volume 4 - 1978
- Adams, Samuel Hopkins. The Dishonest Paris Label: How American Women are Being Fooled by a Country-Wide Swindle.
- Francis, Marilyn. Form Follows Fashionable Function: The Look of the Egyptian XVIII Dynasty.
- Forman, Micki. Tutmania.
- Kidwell, Claudia. Short Gowns.
- Nordquist, Barbara K. The Ryukyu Islands: Some Notes on Dress.
- Warner, Deborah Jean. Fashion, Emancipation, Reform and the Rational Undergarment.
Volume 3 - 1977
- Coleman, Dorothy. Fashion Dolls/Fashionable Dolls.
- Olian, Jo Anne. Sixteenth-Century Costume Books.
- Weeden, Patricia. Study Patterned on Kroeber's Investigation of Style.
Volume 2 - 1976
- Davis, Shane Adler. Is It Worth Looking at Jennie?
- Murray, Anne. From Breeches to Sherryvallies.
- Salmon, Larry. Ballooning: Accessories After the Fact.
Volume 1 - 1975
- Callister, J. Herbert. Taste in Dress in 18th Century America.
- Plogsterth, Ann. The Modernization of Roman Catholic Sisters' Habits in the United States in the 1950s and 1960s.
- Ratner, Elaine. Levi's.
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