Permanent Record

Permanent Record

How an orphan became the matriarch of one of New York’s most powerful political families.

Sept. 12 2012 4:00 AMPermanent RecordSearching for Giorgio Cataudella, macaroni laborer.
May 29 2012 1:10 PMPermanent RecordEva and Bee: Both children of the Depression, one ended up designing Mamie Eisenhower’s inaugural gown, the other was a mentor to Calvin Klein.
Sept. 18 2011 10:12 PMPermanent RecordHow the Manhattan Trade School prepared a generation of New York women for the workplace.
Sept. 18 2011 10:12 PMPermanent RecordHow I found the report cards, and how they changed my life.
Sept. 18 2011 10:12 PMPermanent RecordSearching for Marie Garaventa.
Sept. 18 2011 10:12 PMPermanent RecordHelp me find more students who attended the Manhattan Trade School for Girls.
Sept. 18 2011 4:04 PMPermanent RecordAge really is just a number.
Sept. 18 2011 3:41 PMPermanent RecordStudent aid.
Sept. 18 2011 2:58 PMPermanent Record
Trading down.
Sept. 18 2011 2:23 PMPermanent Record
What happens to the cards?
July 2 2012 6:30 AMPermanent RecordThe saddest story in the report cards I found—and how it came to have a happy ending.
April 27 2012 7:02 AMPermanent RecordRose Vrana is 95. She went to trade school in the 1930s. I found her report card. Then I found her.
Sept. 18 2011 10:12 PMPermanent RecordLucille Fasanalla saved the romper she made as a student at Manhattan Trade her whole life.
Sept. 18 2011 10:12 PM"Very Ambitious," "Irritable at Times," "Nice Type"Leaf through the report cards of the women featured in the Permanent Record series.
Sept. 18 2011 10:12 PMPermanent RecordMaking stuffed animals for John and Caroline Kennedy.
Sept. 18 2011 4:10 PMPermanent RecordAcknowledgements.
Sept. 18 2011 3:55 PMPermanent RecordQuite contrary.
Sept. 18 2011 3:21 PMPermanent RecordThe wit and wisdom of Miss Kotter.
Sept. 18 2011 2:40 PMPermanent Record
Golden anniversary.
Sept. 18 2011 1:54 PMPermanent Record
Object lessons.