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Sunday, March 19 • 12:00 - 12:45
Cancelled: From Rags to Riches: The Evolution of the 20th Century Jewish American Fashion Designer

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We will examine the late 19th and early 20th century working conditions of newly arrived East European Jews in New York's Lower East Side in the nascent and oppressive clothing manufacturing industry that laid the foundation for the rise of Jews in New York clothing retail and fashion designers like Lane Bryant, Hattie Carnegie, Ralph Lauren, Stan Herman, Donna Karan and Isaac Mizrahi.

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Rosalin Krieger

Rosalin Krieger, MA is a provocative, global lecturer and writer on contemporary East European Jewish identity, class, race, gender, sexuality and cultural production. She specializes in the 20th century Jewish sitcom, humor, the visual arts and fashion.


Sunday March 19, 2017 12:00 - 12:45
L1 27th Floor

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