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1. American Dressmaker: The American System of Dressmaking American Dressmaker: The American System of Dressmaking 1907 Illustration and description of the American College of Dressmaking in Kansas City.

2. Fashions Go Out of Date Too--But in Kansas City They Are Up to the Minute Fashions Go Out of Date Too--But in Kansas City They Are Up to the Minute 1950 Brand and Puritz, clothing designers and "creators of Mary Lane coats and suits" located at 313 West 8th Street.

3. Garment District Building Garment District Building circa 1950s Building located in downtown Kansas City, Missouri at the corner of 10th and Broadway with an address of 1000 Broadway. The 1953 Kansas City city directory identifies the building as the W. R. Nelson Trust...

4. Garment District Museum Garment District Museum 2002-10-04 Exterior view of speaker and crowd at the dedication of the Garment District Museum located at 801 Broadway in the Poindexter building in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The speaker at the podium is identified...

5. Garment District Museum Garment District Museum 2002-10-04 Exterior view of unidentified female model taking part in a historic clothing fashion show in the Garment District located in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The event was held October 4, 2002, in conjunction...

6. Garment District Museum Garment District Museum 2002-10-04 Exterior view which features a group of unidentified women, part of the "Women in Purple" club who attended the dedication of the Garment District Museum and sewing needle sculpture. Event took place on...

7. Garment District Sculpture Garment District Sculpture 2002-10-04 View of the top of the Garment District sewing needle sculpture located at 8th and Bank streets in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. Photograph taken on October 4, 2002, when the Garment District Musuem...

8. Garment District Sculpture Garment District Sculpture 2002-10-04 View of the base of the Garment District sewing needle sculpture located in the historic Garment District in downtown Kansas City, Missouri, at 8th and Bank Streets. The base of the sculpture includes...

9. Garment District Sculpture Garment District Sculpture 2002-10-04 Side view of the Garment District sculpture which consists of a metal sewing needle and a four hole red button at the base. Photograph was taken during the dedication of the sculpture and the Garment District...

10. Garment District Sculpture Garment District Sculpture 2002-10-04 View of crowd looking at he Garment District sculpture, many reading the plaque at the base. Sculpture is located at 8th and Bank Streets in Kansas City's downtown historic Garment District. Photograph...

11. Garment District Sculpture Garment District Sculpture 2002-10-04 Full,back view of the Garment District sculpture with crowd of people standing in front of the sculpture. Photograph was taken on the day that the sculpture and the Garment District Museum were dedicated,...

12. Missouri Designers Stitch Past into Modern Fashion Missouri Designers Stitch Past into Modern Fashion Winter 2011 Article focusing on the garment industry in Missouri, both past and present, featuring some Kansas City designers like Tomboy Design Studio in the Crossroads Arts District. Laura McGrew opened her studio...

13. Renewing the Kansas City Spirit Renewing the Kansas City Spirit November 15, 2009 Norman Rockwell's painting of "The Kansas City Spirit" is the basis for this review of the history of some of Kansas City's "titans" and how they have "largely gone," such as the stockyards, Trans World...

14. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1909-1938, Page p019 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1909-1938, Page p019 1909-1938 A portion of Kansas City from W. 7th Street south to W. 9th Street and from Bank Street east to May Street, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page with...

15. The Garment Industry of Greater Kansas City: Report No. 5 The Garment Industry of Greater Kansas City: Report No. 5 November 28, 1945 Analysis of the garment industry with history, statistics, and economic trends.