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Carnegie-Hattie - still image

Carnegie-Hattie - still image

She couldn't sew or cut a pattern herself, yet Hattie Carnegie's sense of style and taste sparked her rise from humble beginnings as a Jewish immigrant to the creator of a fashion empire around a distinctly "American" look. This photo was taken during the mid-1900s.

Institution: Library of Congress

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