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Parsons School of Design Alumni Association recordsPhotographs (PC030201.03) ➔ Baker Competition Judges

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Related people/organizations

Parsons School of Design (commissioner)
Parsons School of Design. Alumni Association (compiler)
Billy Baldwin (subject)
Eleanor McMillen Brown (subject)



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photographic prints


10 in (width) x 8 in (height)


The five judges for the Baker prize assess submissions. From left to right: William Baldwin (President, Ruby Rose Wood, decorators), Alexander Liberman (art director, Conde Nast), Eleanor McMillen Brown (founder and president, McMillen, Inc.), Joseph Platt (industrial designer, principal, Joseph Platt Associates), and Pauline Potter (designer, Hattie Carnegie).


From: Joan Klein/ Barber and Baar Associates, Inc./ 270 Madison Ave., New York 16, N.Y./ Mu 5-0862/ For: PARSONS SCHOOL OF DESIGN/ "INTERIOR MOTIVE"/ Famous personalities of the Interior Decorating World, (left to right) William Baldwin, President of Ruby Ross Wood, Decorators; Alexander Liberman, Art Director, Conde Nast; Mrs. Archibald Manning Brown, President of McMillen Inc., Decorators; Joseph Platt of Joseph Platt Associates, Industrial Designers; and Pauline Potter, Designer for Hattie Carnegie, meet to choose a winning interior design from hundreds of rooms created and submitted by Parsons School of Design students for their Annual Exhibition. The First prize winner, who won the $100 award for the Baker Grand Rapids Furniture Competition was Robert L. Williams, a veteran, of Stephenville, Texas.

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Parsons Institutional Collections


box 13, folder 11



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