The New School History

  • Jack Hargis and Stefan in foreground. Claire McCardell on far left in background. Fashion Judging. 1950s. Parsons School of Design Alumni Association records. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 29 Aug 2014.
  • What if the famous Orozco murals could talk? See the attempt of a few students to interview the legendary artwork. Photo of Orozco mural "Science, Labor and Art". The New School Mural Collection. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 07 Sep 2014.
  • Dramatic Workshop production of Lysistrata. 1947. Communications and External Affairs (CEA). New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 07 Sep 2014.
  • In 1933, Alvin Johnson developed the idea for the University in Exile as a way to offer refuge from Nazi Germany to both scholars and the ideas they represented by bringing them to New York. Alvin Johnson holding an open book. . The New School Photograph Collection. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 07 Sep 2014.
  • The Fashion Design program Parsons has always been known for its professors and mentors; the professors have always been industry professionals who bring the students outside of the classroom and into the real world. Photograph of Lord & Taylor window featuring three mannequins in rompers and summer dresses designed by Joset Walker. circa 1952. Joset Walker fashion design scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 07 Sep 2014.
  • The original design of the dance studio in the basement of 66 12th St was quite colorful and vibrant, as this early drawing by the designer James Urban shows. The colors were to energize the dancers and improve their practice. Image from the Joseph Urban Collection in the Rare Archives and Manuscripts Library of Columbia University.
  • The new 65 5th building has sparked much debate, and received both praise and criticism. Yet the address at 65 Fifth Avenue has quite a history behind it. Photo © James Ewing. Source: SOM
  • Thomas Benton, City Activities with Dance Hall from America Today, 1930–31. Mural cycle consisting of ten panels Egg tempera with oil glazing over Permalba on a gesso ground on linen mounted to wood panels with a honeycomb interior The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of AXA Equitable, 2012 (2012.478a–j2012)