MEDIA ADVISORY: Author to discuss African-American designers, dressmakers

Posted: Wednesday, 04 March 2009

Thursday, March 5: Author Rosemary E. Reed Miller will discuss and sign copies of her book, “Threads of Time, The Fabric of History: Profiles of African-American Dressmakers and Designers” on Thursday, March 5, at the Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum.

The free event begins at 7 p.m. in the museum auditorium.

Miller’s book sheds light on the contributions of African-American fashion designers and dressmakers prior to 1960.

A press release can be found in the TROY news archives: troy.edu/news/archives/2009/february/02192009_author.html

Members of the media who wish to cover the event are asked to be in place by 6:45 p.m. Any special coverage requirements can be directed to mclower@troy.edu.