Oral History Interview with Lorraine Howes, April 10, 2016

Oral History Interview with Lorraine Howes, April 10, 2016

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This video is unedited raw footage intended for post production processing that did not come to fruition at the time of its creation. Assembled from multiple raw digital files 09.02.2023.

A South African native, Professor Emerita Lorraine de Wet Howes joined RISD’s Apparel Design department in 1972, becoming its decades-long department head in 1976. Prior to coming to RISD, Lorraine studied at Warner Beach College in Natal, South Africa (1951-1953) and the School of Fashion Design, Boston (1957-1958), and after working in various jobs in the fashion industry, including modeling, ran her own design house, Lorraine de Wet, in Boston (1962-1972).

Produced by Eliza DeCubellis.

Oral History Interview with Lorraine Howes, April 10, 2016

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Date of Interview

04/10/16

Interviewer

Eliza DeCubellis

Interviewee

Lorraine Howes

Department

Apparel Design

Run Time

58 min.

Original Format(s)

Digital

Keywords

Apparel Design: ILZRO House, RISD Oral Histories, oral history, archives, interview

Disciplines

Fashion Design