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Date: Time Period: 1979-2009
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18298
Description: When Julie Wu isn't hemming pants, making curtains, tapering skirts, exchanging zippers or accepting clothes for dry cleaning, she has coffee and chats with her husband and the friends who come to vis ... More
Authors: Benjamin Haber
Date: 1953
Subject: Sewing | Piecework
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:20802
Description: Lena Haber was one of many New York City garment workers who did "piecework," at home on nights and weekends, earning a small fee for each finished garment. Haber sewed ties and her son, Benjamin Habe ... More
Authors: A. Noble Chapman
Date: 1911
Type: glass plate negative; black and white prints; digital image
Identifier: aql:10987
Description: A group portrait of a sewing circle. Some of the women hold cloth sewing bags, one holds a pair of scissors, and balls of yarn and rag strips sit on the wooden railing in front of the group.
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