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Title
U.C.L.A. students design suits
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1948
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Photograph caption dated June 7, 1948 reads, "Confronted with the problem of designing clothes for an authentic schoolteacher, Edith Head, Paramount's ace dress designer went to the source and had two U.C.L.A. students sketch the suits which Loretta Young wears in her latest picture. Miss Head, in addition to making fashion news, doubles by teaching night school classes in designing at U.C.L.A. When Hal Wallis, who is producing Paramount's 'The Accused,' asked Miss Head to get the real 'touch' into a college professor's clothes, Miss Head appealed to her students for aid. As a result, Thomas Wood and Laverne Ashford, two of miss Head's students, will be credited with creating the suits worn by Miss Young, as a psychology teacher, in the suspense drama."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00128109
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 9134
CARL0005517042
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/34425
Subject
Head, Edith
Young, Loretta,--1913-2000
University of California, Los Angeles--Students
Fashion design drawings
Motion picture actors and actresses--United States
Fashion designers--United States
College students--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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