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This interview was conducted by Winthrop archivist and professor Ron Chepesiuk for an article on Mrs. Ida Crawford Stewart for The State Magazine published on January 5, 1986 titled, “Estee Lauder’s Missionary.” Ida Crawford Stewart (1922-2023), art-educator, beautician and businesswoman, was a 1943 Winthrop College graduate and served as Director of Alumni Affairs at Winthrop College. She began her career at Estee Lauder in 1961 as Vice President and later Acting President for Estee Lauder Inc., New York The interview focuses on Stewart’s Winthrop experiences and her career.
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The State Magazine, Estee Lauder
Stewart, Ida Barksdale Crawford, "Interview with Ida Crawford Stewart" (1985). Winthrop University Oral History Program. OH 197.
LC Subject Headings
Winthrop College, the South Carolina College for Women -- Alumni and alumnae, Estée Lauder, Inc. -- Officials and employees