Pockets to Purses: Fashion + Function: A Pocket Guide to Slavery

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Title
Pockets to Purses: Fashion + Function: A Pocket Guide to Slavery
Contributor Names
Square, Jonathan Michael
Lisby, Darnell-Jamal
Date
2018-03-22
Description
A lecture on the history of pockets in enslaved people's clothing and its modern implications in African-American dress. This event was moderated and organized by students in FIT's Fashion and Textile Studies MA program.
Type
Moving Image
Subject
Clothing and dress
Handbags
Pockets
Aprons
African Americans
Clothing
History
Slaves
United States
Social conditions
Fashion
19th century
18th century
Brooks Brothers (Firm)
Rights
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This video was produced by the Fashion Institute of Technology ("FIT") and is the property of FIT. FIT expressly prohibits the copying, displaying, or uploading to a website of any portion of this video, except for the purposes of fair use as defined in the copyright laws, without express written permission from FIT. This video has been made available online by the Fashion Institute of Technology Gladys Marcus Library strictly for research and educational purposes. If you are the copyright holder for content in this video and have any objections to this work being made available online, please notify us immediately at [email protected].
Identifier
FIT Repository ID: aod_000818

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Series

Graduate Studies Invites
Pockets to Purses: Fashion + Function

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Guest Speakers

Citation

Fashion Institute of Technology. (2018, March 22). Pockets to Purses: Fashion + Function: A Pocket Guide to Slavery [Video]. Archive on Demand. https://archiveondemand.fitnyc.edu/item/23515
Fashion Institute of Technology. "Pockets to Purses: Fashion + Function: A Pocket Guide to Slavery." Archive on Demand, 22 Mar. 2018, https://archiveondemand.fitnyc.edu/item/23515
Fashion Institute of Technology, "Pockets to Purses: Fashion + Function: A Pocket Guide to Slavery," Archive on Demand, March 22, 2018, video, https://archiveondemand.fitnyc.edu/item/23515