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Mildred L. Jackson papers

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS908

Scope and Content

This collection contains material related to the Fashion Group, Inc., Rich's Fashionata, and the fashion industry in Atlanta. Included in the collection are membership lists, newsletters, souvenir programs, newspaper clippings, correspondence and event planning materials, and greeting cards. The collection is divided into three series: Series I, The Fashion Group, Inc.; Series II, Fashionata; and Series III, Greeting Cards sent to Mildred Jackson.

Dates

  • 1945-1980, undated

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Administrative/Biographical History

Mildred L. Jackson worked for Rich's Department Store in the 1940s as Associate Director of Public Relations. In 1949, she joined the Fashion Group, Inc., Atlanta Chapter, which was a "non-commercial association of women engaged in fashion work." Among the local group's members were women prominent in the fashion industry in Atlanta. Included in the group were fashion writers from the Atlanta Journal and the Atlanta Constitution, fashion buyers from local department and clothing stores, and public relations and advertising staff of the stores. Mildred Jackson later worked for the State of Georgia Department of Education. Additional biographical information about Mildred Jackson has not been determined.

Extent

0.42 linear ft. (1 document case)

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift,1995
Title
Mildred L. Jackson papers
Author
Finding aid prepared by
Date
January 2013
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

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