FGI Board




 Legacy Board 1938











Eleanor Roosevelt headshot

ELEANOR ROOSEVELT,  A devoted labor activist and ILGWU supporter, as a member of our first Advisory Council, she represented “manufacturing”…actually the garment center.  As First Lady, she continued her FGI activities, attending meetings well into the 1940s.


Marion Taylor head shot

MARION C. TAYLOR,  first president of FGI, currently Editor of Vogue magazine.


 Carmel Snow head shot

CARMEL W. SNOW, former Vogue Editor, she began a long, illustrious career at Harper’s Bazaar in the early ’30s.  Her influence encompassed the worlds of art, photography, literature and fashion.