Emily Reynolds Historic Costume Collection – Family Life Center 411
Dept. of Apparel, Retailing, Interior Design and Hospitality Management
College of Human Sciences and Education
Dept 2610, PO Box 6050
North Dakota State University
Fargo, ND. 58108-6050
Ann Braaten is an associate professor in the Apparel, Retail Merchandising and Design program at North Dakota State University in Fargo, North Dakota, and has been on faculty at NDSU since 1991. She is the Curator of the Emily Reynolds Historic Costume Collection at NDSU, an archive of over 5000 clothing and textiles items that reflect the history of the region, the history of fashion and international dress. The collection houses textile and clothing artifacts from the Germans from Russia Heritage Collection at NDSU. She examined Germans from Russia families’ shawls that had been passed through the woman’s side of the family to help bring women’s history into focus.
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Braaten, A. and DeLong, M. R. (2013). Shawls of the Germans from Russia: Connections to the Past. Textile History. Maney Publications, 44(2).
Braaten, A. W. (2019) Kate Selby Wilder: Clubwoman, Suffragist, WCTU Activist, and City Commissioner. Equality at the Ballot Box: Votes for Women on the Northern Plains, eds: Lori A. Lahlum and Molly P. Rozum. South Dakota Historical Society Press.
Braaten, A. W. (2019) Kate Selby Wilder Dresses the Part - Snapshot. Equality at the Ballot Box: Votes for Women on the Northern Plains, eds: Lori A. Lahlum and Molly P. Rozum. South Dakota Historical Society Press.
Braaten, A. W. and Strawn, S. (2018). Virginia Woods Bellamy: Designer, Knitter, Poet. In N.B. Diehl (Ed.), The Hidden History of American Fashion: Women Designers. Bloomberg Press. NY.