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Editor , publisher

Sylvia C. Fishman, American editor, publisher. Member Friends of Fort Lee (New Jersey) Library., since 1970. Member NETWORK, Textile Conservation Group (New York City), Embroiderers' Guild American.

Background

Fishman, Sylvia C. was born on October 19, 1920 in New York City. Daughter of Benjamin and Blanch (Kosmensky) Krauss.

Education

Associate of Applied Science., Fashion Institute of Technology, New York City, 1971. Certified, William Paterson College, 1973. Certified, Jersey State College, 1973.

Certified, Rutgers University, 1982.

Career

Lecturer, author, designer, Sylvia C. Fishman, Bogota, New Jersey, since 1973;founder, president, Stumpwork Society, Bogota, since 1979;editor, public, Stumpwork Society Chronicle, Bogota, since 1979;consultant, Statue of Liberty Clothing & Textile Exhibit, New York City, since 1986;with documentation, Ellis Island Clothing & Textile Collection, New York City, since 1986. Lecturer "Threads of Nostalgia, the Ellis Island Connection, " throughout United States, since 1986. Board advisors cooperative extension service Rutgers University, New Jersey, since 1959.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: STS Stumpwork Technology Sug., 1985, (booklet) The Art of Stumpwork, 1978. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Friends of Fort Lee (New Jersey) Library., since 1970. Member NETWORK, Textile Conservation Group (New York City), Embroiderers' Guild American.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: photography, opera, ballet.

Connections

Married Bernard Fishman, September 24, 1918. Children: Carol Fertig, John Fishman.

father:
Benjamin Krauss

mother:
Blanch (Kosmensky) Krauss

spouse:
Bernard Fishman

children:
Carol Fertig Fishman

John Fishman