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Name Danischewski, Ruth
Other Name(s) maiden name Ruth Danielson
Born June 11, 1929
Place of Birth Port Richmond, Staten Island, NY
Died Dec. 13, 2006
Place of Death Staten Island, NY

Associated Records

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Woman's 1-piece dress. Polyester fabric printed with a geometric design in purple, white, green, red, and yellow. Forward shoulder seam creates yoke effect in front; back is shaped by darts at back of neck. Neckline has turn-down collar. Full front opening has 12 clear plastic ball buttons, and one extra button under the collar with a corresponding thread loop at neckline. Long sleeves with cuffs. Self-fabric belt. Label inside neckline: "A / Leslie Fay / ORIGINAL"; a second label has care instructions; side seam label from ILGWU with "Made in U.S.A." Leslie Fay, a New York company founded by Fred P. Pomerantz in the 1940s, became known for moderately priced and stylishly conservative clothin

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Dress - Dress and Jacket

Woman's 1-piece polyester dress with matching jacket. Sleeveless dress has a patterned top in coral, gold, blue, pink, and white; round neckline with attached necktie; back zipper closure; faded label at neck; top is attached to a solid coral colored A-line skirt. Matching jacket is solid coral color with long sleeves and yoke and waist detail; wide lapels; 3-button front closure. (Keywords: Fashion, Twentieth Century, New York)

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Woman’s 1-piece dress. Ribbed knit polyester fabric in bright yellow. Dress has a rounded neckline; full front opening with 9 yellow and gold-rimmed buttons; 2 rounded patch pockets in front; self-fabric covered belt with brass-colored metal buckle. Fabric label sewn inside neck with maker and size: "COUNTRY MISS / 14". (Keywords: Fashion, Twentieth Century, New York)

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Crocheted tote bag. Bicentennial-themed color scheme with granny squares of pinkish-red, white, and blue yarns, joined together in horizontal stripes, with short handles of pinkish-red. Bag is 16 inches high by 16.5 inches wide. (Keywords: Fashion, Accessory, Twentieth Century, United States)