12 November 2010

100 Follower Giveaway!

So when I said I would have the giveaway information up on Monday, I really meant Friday.
But you knew that, right? 
From  HCT
Because I am in the middle of doing research for my next show, Annie, I decided to make that part of the contest. In order to enter you must give me a link to something that will be useful to my research (see below!) Photos from the era (no photos of actual productions of Annie, please) are preferred, but pattern illustrations are also useful.
The winner will be chosen at random next Friday.
They will win the choice of two patterns out of this bunch:
Simplicity 2654 sz. 14-22
sz. B34
sz. 10-12-14
sz. B36
sz. B34
Half sz. B39
sz. B32.5
Jr. sz. B35
sz. B32.5

Here are some of the costumes I need research for in the early 1930s (specifically 1933):
1. Police and service worker uniforms, specifically dog catchers and laundry men.
2. Maids, butlers and housekeepers.
3. President FDR and his cabinet.
4. Radio performers, specifically female singing groups and also male announcers.
5. Menswear (business and casual)
6. Womens business wear
7. Womens holiday wear, such as party and evening gowns
8. Impoverished/homeless men and women and children 

Happy hunting!

9 comments:

  1. maids:
    http://home-and-garden.webshots.com/photo/2812487820056695737zTGrPO
    http://www.fotosearch.com/bigcomp.asp?path=CLT/CLT002/t2610.jpg
    Evening wear:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/Vintage-1930s-Dress-Pattern-Hollywood-BETTY-GRABLE-/130452364157?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item1e5f911b7d
    http://cgi.ebay.com/FABULOUS-30s-VINTAGE-ADVANCE-PARTY-FROCK-DRESS-PATTERN-/190467389383?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item2c58bdb7c7
    http://cgi.ebay.com/VTG-1930s-Graceful-Feminine-Dress-Pattern-Skirt-Flares-/260689594485?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item3cb24f8875
    http://www.art247.com/Photo/13269-Fashion-1930s-Models-Wearing-long-evening-dresses-September-1933- SEPT 1933
    Clothes and a good read:
    http://www.fashion-era.com/1930s/1930s_fashions_in_old_photos.htm
    http://www.pastreunited.com/id191.html
    Hope it helps. The last website is a very good read if you have time. Kat

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  2. ohh i forgot this one...https://www.thebluegardenia.com/.....it will give you some good ideas.

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  3. Police
    http://www.tulsapolice.org/history/uniforms.html
    http://www.fairlawnpd.com/history/images_history/Photo_FLPD1930.jpg

    Women's wear
    http://sensibility.com/vintageimages/1930s/

    FDR
    http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ourfamilylegends/president_franklin_roosevelt_ss_act_of1935%20001.jpg

    Radio
    http://www.his.state.mt.us/research/photo/craney.html

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  4. I love McCall 5514.

    Here's a link to women's business fashion from the 30's (and specifically 1933): http://www.flickriver.com/photos/tags/1930sfashion/interesting/

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  5. Homeless people

    Go to www.gettyimages.com and do a search for "1930 homeless", that will bring up loads of interesting pics to look at. Otherwise I can recommend searching for photographs by Brassai.

    Women's and children's clothes

    Go to www.ivarose.com and find the right years in the chronological listings. I'm not expecting you to knit, I know the short time and limited budget most costumers have to do their work but the details on knitted clothes are usually very typical for the period.

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  6. 1933 Mens Businesswear :-)

    http://www.google.com.au/imgres?imgurl=http://www.asuitthatfits.com/shop/images/blogimages/2009-11-04-11-47-Michael-1930.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.asuitthatfits.com/shop/index.php%3Foption%3Dcom_myblog%26task%3Dtag%26category%3D3%2BButton%2BSuit%26Itemid%3D370&usg=__egq6_l1-r86VP5krX2C5V0Tdjjc=&h=535&w=640&sz=208&hl=en&start=18&sig2=EGBKpbOmUiIG3hV-RTh5SA&zoom=1&tbnid=Ka8kwY7GChSIvM:&tbnh=166&tbnw=195&ei=lpzjTL_7EtCHcfeTvN0L&prev=/images%3Fq%3D1930s%2Bmen%27s%2Bbusinesswear%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26rlz%3D1G1GGLQ_ENAU284%26biw%3D1280%26bih%3D680%26tbs%3Disch:10%2C485&um=1&itbs=1&iact=hc&vpx=389&vpy=199&dur=452&hovh=205&hovw=246&tx=123&ty=73&oei=i5zjTPDIMpOjcaLLhdQL&esq=2&page=2&ndsp=20&ved=1t:429,r:2,s:18&biw=1280&bih=680

    & another one

    http://www.google.com.au/imgres?imgurl=http://images.askmen.com/fashion/style_icon_60/74_bugsy-siegel-style-icon.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.askmen.com/fashion/style_icon_60/74_bugsy-siegel-style-icon.html&usg=__Qoa_OCRYDUsmIGb4cpIY_xkgt-k=&h=490&w=376&sz=46&hl=en&start=0&sig2=ywC7N-s8HMW1SJOj0-ICOQ&zoom=1&tbnid=YmgVNMdA6-1a8M:&tbnh=129&tbnw=96&ei=vp_jTNDOLsfIcfDD5fcL&prev=/images%3Fq%3D1930s%2Bmenswear%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26rlz%3D1G1GGLQ_ENAU284%26biw%3D1280%26bih%3D680%26tbs%3Disch:1&um=1&itbs=1&iact=hc&vpx=228&vpy=44&dur=1378&hovh=256&hovw=197&tx=128&ty=133&oei=vp_jTNDOLsfIcfDD5fcL&esq=1&page=1&ndsp=36&ved=1t:429,r:1,s:0

    WOW, they are big links.... hope they work for you :-)

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  7. Radio show-
    Boswell Sisters links-
    http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3544/3660808094_5268bc7351.jpg
    http://userserve-ak.last.fm/serve/_/34629169/The+Boswell+Sisters+Boz+flapper+3+shot+w+uke.jpg

    Fred Waring & the Pennsylvanians plus more
    https://secureapps.libraries.psu.edu/content/waring/30s40s.html

    tartdeco at gmail dot com

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  8. Well we are actually studying this time period for school right now and I am reading a great biography on Eleanor Roosevelt by Freedman that has many pics of her and her husband. An obvious link is this on http://www.potus.com/fdroosevelt.html
    It allows you to view multiple things, like cabinet members and their pics.
    1930's police go here
    http://www.photographersdirect.com/buyers/stockphoto.asp?imageid=730220
    For 1930's evening gowns go here
    http://art-deco-everything.com/2009/02/
    I love Myrna Loy!
    Hope this helps you.

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  9. Ohh!! I love some of those patterns and I see a couple of my size, anuway, I researched and Anita apeared for the first time in the late 20's but here I'll give you some links of clothes from 30's
    http://www.evadress.com/1141PR.html (men trousers)
    http://www.evadress.com/20s-01.html
    http://www.evadress.com/30s-01.html

    Well all the patterns in this site are just great for the evening gowns, bussines men wear

    http://www.gettyimages.com/Search/Search.aspx?contractUrl=2&language=en-US&family=creative&p=vintage+homeless+people&assetType=image#

    I don't know if this may help you, BUT I want to enter to the giveaway!!

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