College News and Departmental Notes: Textiles and Clothing
by Departmental notes - 1922
The department of textiles and clothing is offering to its students a series of talks by specialists on subjects of definite interest to them. A very interesting and helpful talk on the subject of “Fashion and Wearing Apparel” was given by Dr. Paul H. Nystrom, of the Retail Research Association. Miss Margaret Rapeleye, of the Liberty Paper Company, gave a demonstration of the making of a paper dress form. She is a very skillful demonstrator, giving these demonstrations throughout the country to schools and agricultural colleges. Miss Gertrude Whiting, president of the Needle and Bobbin Club, spoke to the students informally on the subject of “Lace: Its Use and Abuse.” Miss Whiting has made an extensive study of lace and has herself a very valuable collection of laces.
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