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"American Fasions For American Women:" Cultivating Ready-To-Wear Designers, 1910-1920, Jean L. Parsons, Sara Brubacher Nov 2004

"American Fasions For American Women:" Cultivating Ready-To-Wear Designers, 1910-1920, Jean L. Parsons, Sara Brubacher

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Conference Proceedings and Presentations

The purpose of this essay is to examine the earliest development of an American design presence in the fashion industry and to analyze methods used by the industry to develop and support its own unique creative talents.


The Creative Economy In Maine: Measurement & Analysis, Richard Barringer, Charles S. Colgan, Douglas Denatale, Jennifer Hutchins, Deborah Smith, Gregory Wassall Jan 2004

The Creative Economy In Maine: Measurement & Analysis, Richard Barringer, Charles S. Colgan, Douglas Denatale, Jennifer Hutchins, Deborah Smith, Gregory Wassall

Economics and Finance

The Creative Economy is today a large and important part of Maine’s economy. The data in this study show that both the arts & culture and technology sectors of the Creative Economy are large and growing. Arts & culture industries have exhibited particularly strong employment growth at a time when major parts of our technology industries have seen significant employment declines. Although concentrated in urban areas, arts & culture industries flourish throughout Maine, and it is outside urban counties that this economy particularly blooms during the summer.