Dressmaking and Millinery (Google eBook)

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Survey Committee of the Cleveland Foundation, 1916 - Cleveland (Ohio) - 133 pages
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Page iii - Plan" is one of the 25 sections of the report of the Education Survey of Cleveland conducted by the Survey Committee of the Cleveland Foundation in 1915.
Page 134 - CLEVELAND EDUCATION SURVEY REPORTS These reports can be secured from the Survey Committee of the Cleveland Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio. They will be sent postpaid for 25 cents per volume with the exception of "Measuring the Work of the Public Schools" by Judd, "The Cleveland School Survey" bv Ayres, and "Wage Earning and Education
Page 91 - In the academic high schools, this year for the first time, a two-year elective course in sewing three hours a week is offered as a part of the home economics course. The aim of this sewing, which is called domestic art, is stated thus: "Problem — my personal appearance is one of my chief assets. What can I do to improve it?
Page 93 - COURSES Do NOT PREPARE FOR TRADE WORK The manual training sewing in the fifth and sixth grades cannot be considered as...
Page 121 - ... making. In connection with the training for these trades other subjects are given: designing and perforating for embroidery, drawing and costume designing, cooking, physical training, business arithmetic and accounts, business English, textiles, and industrial conditions and trade ethics. About five hours each day, or 25 hours per week, are devoted to trade practice, and the remaining time to related subjects. Girls who have graduated from elementary schools, and those 14 years of age and able...
Page 134 - Ayres. Boys and Girls in Commercial Work — Stevens. Department Store Occupations — O'Leary. Dressmaking and Millinery — Bryner. Railroad and Street Transportation — Fleming. The Building Trades— Shaw. The Garment Trades — Bryner. The Metal Trades— Lutz. The Printing Trades...
Page 122 - ... to purchase more materials. A salesroom is maintained at the school and orders are taken for various articles. Through maintaining a high standard of work and business-like methods, the school is financially successful. The 1913-14 report of the city superintendent of schools in regard to this school stated that the income from the sale of finished product returned to the auditor covered not only the expense of materials used in trade classes, but also all supplies for the art, physical training,...
Page 131 - In dressmaking, a host of short courses can be made available to workers. Among these are the making of a particular kind or quality of garment, such as tailored skirts, woolen dresses, silk dresses, fancy waists, shirtwaist suits, and party dresses; waist draping; drafting and pattern making; costume design; color study; and the making of all sorts of dress trimmings. If a trade school of the kind described in the previous section were established, it would be possible to give such short unit courses...
Page 65 - ... high as $15; and only one paid over $15. In millinery departments in stores, trimmers, who are generally designers, earn from $15 to $50 a week or more. The rate most commonly received is $25. Makers are started at from $4 to $6 and may advance to $15, with an average of about $10. In wholesale houses designers earn from $25 to $60, or more. Makers start at about $5, and the usual range is from $10 to $15. Those employed in straight copying may earn between $15 and $20. The 1914 report of the...
Page iii - ... Committee of the Cleveland Foundation in 1917. Six of these sections will be published as separate monographs. In addition, there will be a larger volume giving a summary of the findings and recommendations of the six sectional studies, with a comprehensive recreation program for the community as a whole. Copies of all these publications may be obtained from the Cleveland Foundation. A complete list will be found in the back of this volume, together with prices. TABLE OF CONTENTS PAGE FOREWORD...

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