Oakland, Billie G.

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Comparison of anthropometric measurements of oriental and caucasian females for sizing systems 1984 424 This study made a comparison between anthropometric body measurements of Caucasian and Oriental females for the purpose of establishing a sizing range for apparel. Anthropometric measurements were compared using a selected sample of 100 Oriental wome...
The functional and symbolic roles of hair and headgear among Afro-American women : a cultural perspective 1982 158 This study examined the significance of the functional and symbolic roles of hair and headgear among Afro-American women. The presence of these aspects of adornment was traced in African and Afro-American settings from pre-colonial Africa to contempo...
Pesticide penetration and comfort properties of protective clothing fabrics 1985 68 This study tested woven and nonwoven fabrics, with and without finishes, as protective barriers to aerosol spray for protective clothing. The research was divided into three parts: 1) the determination of the physical properties; density, air permeab...
The effect of sex, ethnic group and the endorsement of masculine/feminine personality traits on the perception, use and ownership of selected sportswear apparel 1984 68 The purpose of this research study was to assess the nonverbal conm1unication of the masculinity/femininity of selected sportswear items to ownership, use, and endorsement of expressive and instrumental personality traits. A total of 240 subjects enr...
The structure and performance of American textile printing : redefinition of an industry 1988 63 The major purpose of this descriptive study was to gather data about the structure and performance of the American textile printing industry. Specifically, its objectives were: (1) to obtain data about the textile printing industry at the firm level;...
Determination of pesticide levels as the result of cross- contamination during laundering 1989 152 This study investigated the pesticide cross-contamination that occurs during laundering. The effect of pesticide, water temperature, and fabric combination were examined. Three pesticides—atrazine, Diazinon, and metolachlor—were chosen along with two...
Selected clothing characteristics and educator credibility 1990 61 The purpose of this research study was to investigate the effect of selected clothing characteristics of an educator on perceptions of credibility formed by students in a first impression situation. One hundred eighty college students, 90 males and 9...
Job design of patternmakers in apparel manufacturing 1990 191 The job structure of apparel patternmakers in North Carolina manufacturing units producing women's and children's apparel in 1989 was examined. Self-administered questionnaires were completed by patternmakers and managers during visits to the compani...