: A black-and-white 8 x 10 inch photographic print of Joanne Montgomery modeling a white dance dress designed by Columbus, Ohio, fashion designer H. Harold Curmode. The photograph was taken by Columbus Dispatch photographer Jack Hutton. Curmode was born on July 11, 1928, and moved with his family to Columbus in 1936. He served in the U.S. Army and was discharged in 1952. In 1955, Curmode married Doris Ann Vaughn and began his career as a fashion designer, establishing "The House of Harold." By 1960, he was well-established as a local designer in Columbus, and during the 1970s and early 1980s, he collaborated with several local theatre groups as a costume designer. Curmode died in 1989. View on Ohio Memory.
: AV157_B01F04_001 Subjects
: Curmode, Harry Harold, 1928-1989 (Designer); Fashion designers; Clothing and dress; Places
: Columbus (Ohio); Franklin County (Ohio);