Seven Westbrook Junior College retailing students and Margaret Giroux, their faculty advisor/teacher, check audience reaction to their 1967 spring Fashion Show in this behind-the-scenes black and white photo. Five of the retailing models wear skirts or dresses and two wear pantsuits for this vacation-themed style show.
What began as a program called pre-merchandising in the 1940s was mostly retailing in the 1950s and 60s and fashion merchandising in the 1970s. Margaret Giroux had only returned to teaching a few years earlier, after seven years as dean of residence.
Black and white photograph
Size of Original
6 15/16 inches x 5 1/16 inches
This photo appears on page 111 of the Westbrook College Campus pictorial history published by Arcadia Press in 2009.
"Seven Retailing Students, Westbrook Junior College, 1967" (1967). University of New England, Westbrook College History Collection. http://dune.une.edu/wchc_photos_students1960s/197
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