Mildred L. Jackson papers
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Mildred L. Jackson papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040.
Creator: Jackson, Mildred L.
Title: Mildred L. Jackson papers
Dates: 1945-1980, undated
Quantity: 0.42 linear ft. (1 document case)
Identification: ahc.MSS908

Biographical/Historical Note

Mildred L. Jackson worked for Rich's Department Store in the 1940s as Associate Director of Public Relations. In 1949, she joined the Fashion Group, Inc., Atlanta Chapter, which was a "non-commercial association of women engaged in fashion work." Among the local group's members were women prominent in the fashion industry in Atlanta. Included in the group were fashion writers from the Atlanta Journal and the Atlanta Constitution, fashion buyers from local department and clothing stores, and public relations and advertising staff of the stores. Mildred Jackson later worked for the State of Georgia Department of Education. Additional biographical information about Mildred Jackson has not been determined.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains material related to the Fashion Group, Inc., Rich's Fashionata, and the fashion industry in Atlanta. Included in the collection are membership lists, newsletters, souvenir programs, newspaper clippings, correspondence and event planning materials, and greeting cards. The collection is divided into three series: Series I, The Fashion Group, Inc.; Series II, Fashionata; and Series III, Greeting Cards sent to Mildred Jackson.

Index Terms

Department stores--Georgia--Atlanta
Fashion shows--Georgia--Atlanta
Fashion-- Georgia--Atlanta
Rich's (Retail store). Fashionata (Fashion show).
Trade associations--Georgia--Atlanta

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Mildred L. Jackson papers, MSS 908, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition



Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Container List


Series I, 1949-1980

Box: 1 Folder:
0.14 Linear feet (half document case)
This series consists of material related to The Fashion Group, Inc. Included are newspaper clippings, brochures, organizational by-laws, membership lists, event planning materials, newsletters, and a program.

The Fashion Group, Inc.- General- history, by-laws, brochures, clippings, 1949-1952
The Fashion Group, Inc.- Atlanta- membership lists, newsletters, 1949-1975
The Fashion Group, Inc.- Atlanta- Hat Brunch- clippings, planning materials, souvenir program, 1947-1948
The Fashion Group, Inc.- Atlanta- clippings, 1949
The Fashion Group, Inc.- Atlanta- clippings, 1950-1980
The Fashion Group, Inc.- Atlanta- programs, 1949-1977
The Fashion Group, Inc.- Atlanta- clippings, 1949-1958

Series II, 1945-1947

Box: 1 Folder:
0.14 Linear feet (half document case)
This series consists of materials related to Rich's Department Store's Fashionata. Included are newspaper clippings, a press release, the script for Fashionata of 1947, programs, letters,and correspondence.

Fashionata- Press release and clipping, 1947
Fashionata- Script, 1947
Fashionata- Correspondence, 1947
Fashionata- Programs, 1947
Fashionata- Tallalulah Falls School- General, 1947
Fashionata- letter, 1945
Press releases, Costume Institute, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1946

Series III, 1960-1964, undated

Box: 1 Folder:
0.033 Linear feet (3 folders)
This series consists of birthday cards, holiday cards, and get well cards sent to Mildred L. Jackson between the dates of 1960 and 1964.

Greeting cards- Get Well, 1960, undated
Greeting cards- Birthday, 1962, undated
Greeting Cards- holiday and friendship, 1964, undated