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1. ''A Stitch in Time'' Premieres Friday ''A Stitch in Time'' Premieres Friday May 10, 2006 The story of dress manufacturer Nell Donnelly Reed is captured in a new book and documentary film produced by her great great nephew Terence Michael O'Malley. The film is entitled "Nelly Don: A Stitch...

2. A New Day A New Day "The 41st Symphony Designers' Showhouse Takes Aim at The National Spotlight." Two-page spread explains a new emphasis for the Designers' Showhouse. Karen Mills, a radio show host, interior designer and...

3. A Tough Nut to Crack: Unionization and the Donnelly Garment Company A Tough Nut to Crack: Unionization and the Donnelly Garment Company Summer-Autumn, 2002 Article describes attempts by the International Ladies Garment Workers' Union (ILGWU) to organize the Donnelly Garment Company in Kansas City. The author argues that the long battle between the company...

4. Biography of James Alexander Reed (1861-1944), Attorney and Politician Biography of James Alexander Reed (1861-1944), Attorney and Politician 1999

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

6. Called To Courage: Four Women In Missouri History Called To Courage: Four Women In Missouri History 2002 Text with photographs concerning Nell Donnelly Reed, local dress maker and entrepreneur. Also includes suggestions for further reading.

7. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Biography of Nell Donnelly Reed (1889-1991), a pioneer woman clothing designer and entrepreneur, starting the Donnelly Garment Company in the 1910s and leading it to "one of the largest in the nation"...

8. Donnelly Garment Company Christmas Party Donnelly Garment Company Christmas Party December 24, 1936 Group portrait of uniformed employees holding gifts, Nell Donnelly Reed, and a person dressed as Santa Claus at a company Christmas party on the floor of a dressmaking plant.

9. Donnelly Garment Company Christmas Party Donnelly Garment Company Christmas Party December 23, 1932 Interior view of Christmas party given by employees in honor of Nell Donnelly Reed's son, David, at a location identified as "Community Church."

10. Donnelly Garment Company Christmas Program Donnelly Garment Company Christmas Program n.d. Interior view of Donnelly Garment Company Christmas program at the Pla-Mor Ballroom.

11. Donnelly Garment Company Employees Donnelly Garment Company Employees December 8, 1933 Group portrait of employees in costume at company "Hollywood Blowout" party.

12. Donnelly Garment Company Employees Donnelly Garment Company Employees n.d. Group portrait of Donnelly Garment Company employees, several holding dolls.

13. Donnelly Garment Company Thanksgiving Party Donnelly Garment Company Thanksgiving Party November 18, 1938 Group portrait of Donnelly Garment Company employees at company Thanksgiving party, November 18, 1938.

14. Donnelly Garment Company Valentine Party Donnelly Garment Company Valentine Party February 8, 1929 Portrait of men and women in costume at company Valentine's Day party, February 8, 1929.

15. Donnelly Garment Company Workers in Factory Donnelly Garment Company Workers in Factory n.d. Group portrait of uniformed Donnelly Garment Company employees in factory location. Santa Claus figure stands on far left.

16. Enterprising Women Enterprising Women //1976 Chapter in the book which highlights both Ida Rosenthal, founder of Maindenform, Inc., and Kansas City's Nell Donnelly Reed and her Nelly Don dresses.

17. Fashion's Famous: Nelly Don (Mrs. James A. Reed) Fashion's Famous: Nelly Don (Mrs. James A. Reed) September//1937 Photo and biographical article about Nell Donnelly Reed, or Nell Reed, wife of senator James A. Reed and founder of a clothing store and women's clothing line named after her own nickname, Nelly Don.

18. Get the Other Gang Get the Other Gang December/26/1931 Story of the kidnapping and safe return of Nell Donnelly with the aid of a "North Side leader" associated with "Kansas City's recognized and organized underworld."

19. Group Portrait of Donnelly Garment Company Employees Group Portrait of Donnelly Garment Company Employees n.d. Group portrait of Donnelly Garment Company Employees, probably at a baby shower. Stork figurine stands in foreground.

20. Group Portrait of Donnelly Garment Company Employees Group Portrait of Donnelly Garment Company Employees n.d. Group portrait of Donnelly Garment Company employees celebrating an unknown occasion.