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America 1930-1939: Fashion Research Article from American Decades

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Hawes began making clothes as a child in Ridgewood, New Jersey. By age nine she sewed her own clothes, and at twelve she made clothes for her mother's friends' children. She wanted to go to art school, but her mother insisted she attend Vassar College. During summer break of her sophomore year she attended Parson's School of Fine and Applied Arts in New York. The next summer, in 1924, she went to work as an unpaid apprentice at Bergdorf Goodman, convinced that art school would not teach her what she needed to know.

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