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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. An Interview With Arthur Brand An Interview With Arthur Brand 1988-08-03 Arthur Brand was selected to be interviewed as a representative of the Jewish community in Kansas City. He was born November 4, 1922, in New York City. His family moved to Kansas City when he was five...

3. Associated Training Schools Associated Training Schools Associated Training Schools was the proprietor of the American College of Dressmaking.

4. Biography of Nell Donnelly Reed (1889-1991), Dress Manufacturer Biography of Nell Donnelly Reed (1889-1991), Dress Manufacturer 1999

5. C. A. Reynolds: Services for Hall of Fame Founder Are Saturday C. A. Reynolds: Services for Hall of Fame Founder Are Saturday December/12/1958 Funeral notice for Chester Reynolds, "former chairman of the board of the H. D. Lee company [blue jeans manufacturers] and founder of the Cowboy Hall of Fame in Oklahoma City," residing "in Kansas City...

6. Clothing Industry Clothing Industry April 12, 1905 Assorted industries in book compiled from series of Kansas City Star articles.

7. Domestic Sewing Machine Company Domestic Sewing Machine Company May 1886 Sewing machine company at 12th and Main Streets.

8. Employee Strikes Weave an Historic Thread Through Kansas City Employee Strikes Weave an Historic Thread Through Kansas City March 12, 2008 Article provides an historical overview of union labor strife in Kansas City; specifically three early labor strikes: 1889 Garment Makers Union walkout of the Swofford Brothers Shirt and Overall factory;...

9. F. J. Lammers and E. Shukert F. J. Lammers and E. Shukert March 4, 1905 Photos and descriptions of the businesses of F. J. Lammers and E. Shukert, clothing business men in Kansas City. Description of Lammers as "one of the well-known and popular tailors of Kansas City" at...

10. Fashion for the Middle Millions Fashion for the Middle Millions May//1947 Article about "the Apparel Industry in Kansas City," made up of 81 "factories and distrubutors do[ing] an annual apparel business of between 75 and 100 million dollars," shipping to all 48 states plus...

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 Fashions Go Out of Date Too--But in Kansas City They Are Up to the Minute Fashions Go Out of Date Too--But in Kansas City They Are Up to the Minute 1950 Brand and Puritz, clothing designers and "creators of Mary Lane coats and suits" located at 313 West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

12. G. A. Houghton & Co. G. A. Houghton & Co. 1879 Description of business at the corner of 4th and Main streets carrying American clothing. His business "should be understood that this is the only American CLothing House in the city."

13. 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...

14. 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...

15. 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...

16. 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...

17. 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...

18. 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...

19. 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...

20. 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...