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  2. Hattie Carnegie | Jewish Women's Archive

    Hattie Carnegie was born Henrietta Kanengeiser, the second of seven children, on March 15, 1886, in Vienna, Austria. In 1892, she immigrated with her family to New York’s Lower East Side. She changed her name to Carnegie by 1909, naming herself after the richest person in America, Andrew Carnegie.

  3. Hattie Carnegie - Leadership - Harvard Business School

    Hattie Carnegie1909–1956. Industry: Fabric & Apparel. Era: 1900. Carnegie was considered one of the most influential contributors to American fashion for over five decades. Her French-inspired designs became the toast of the high fashion world during the thirties and forties.

  4. Hattie Carnegie |

    CARNEGIE, HATTIE (1886–1956), U.S. milliner, fashion designer, manufacturer. The second of seven children, Henrietta Kanengeiser was born in Vienna and immigrated with her family to Manhattan's Lower East Side at the turn of the 20 th century.

  5. Hattie Carnegie - Fashion Icon | ELYSIAN Magazine

    Hattie Carnegie. 1. I N A CHIC BEAUTY PARLOR just off exclusive Park Avenue in midtown Manhattan, a middle-aged woman sits under the domed bonnet of a stainless-steel hairdryer that’s whooshing air like an asthmatic airplane engine. Her blonde hair is wound around little pink rollers.

  6. Vintage Fashion Guild : Label Resource : Carnegie, Hattie

    Hattie Carnegie (1889-1956) was born as Henrietta Kanengeiser, in Vienna, Austria in 1889. In 1900, she immigrated to the United States, and settled with her family in New York City. By the time she was a young teenager, Hattie was already working. She worked at various millinery establishments, and at Macy’s.

  7. Hattie Carnegie · The Mount Mary University Fashion Archive ...

    Hattie Carnegie (1889 -1956) was born in Vienna, Austria, as Henrietta Kanengeiser. She immigrated to New York in 1900 with her family, and eventually changed her last name to Carnegie. As a teenager Hattie began working at various millinery establishments in New York.

  8. Hattie Carnegie Original Two-Piece Dress | Smithsonian's ...

    Hattie Carnegie Original Two-Piece Dress. Hattie Carnegie, one of a few female entrepreneurs in the early to mid-20th century, was born Henrietta Kanengeiser in Vienna, Austria, in 1886. She came to the United States in 1892. Her first job was as a messenger, sometime milliner, and model in Macy's department store.

  9. Hattie Carnegie - Fashion Designer Encyclopedia

    Hattie Carnegie died in 1956; the fashion empire she had built survived into the 1970s, but in 1965 the custom salon was closed and the company concentrated on wholesale businesses. The informal youth culture of the 1960s and 1970s was ill-suited to the type of clothing and client that had made Hattie Carnegie's reputation.

  10. Hattie Carnegie sketches, 1940-1955 - SPARC Connect

    Scope and content. This collection is comprised of fashion sketches made for Hattie Carnegie, Inc. from 1940 - 1955. This collection contains millinery (hats) for which some designs can be attributed to Esther A. Kleeper in 1945. The remainder of the collection is ready-to- …. Read more.

  11. Hattie Carnegie | Evening dress | American | The Metropolitan ...

    Designer: Hattie Carnegie (American (born Austria), Vienna 1889–1956 New York) Date: ca. 1949. Culture: American. Medium: silk, beads. Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Mrs. Leon A. Mnuchin, 1961. Accession Number: 2009.300.302