The clothing industry in New York
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The clothing industry in New York by Jesse Eliphalet Pope

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Published by University of Missouri in Columbia, Mo .
Written in English


  • Clothing trade -- New York (State) -- New York.,
  • Working class -- New York (State) -- New York.

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SeriesUniversity of Missouri studies. Social science series -- v. 1, Library of American civilization -- LAC 10226.
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Open LibraryOL17574214M

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  The clothing industry in New York. by. Pope, Jesse Eliphalet, Publication date. Topics. Clothing trade -- New York (State) New York, Labor -- New York (State) New York, Working class -- New York (State) New York, Labor movement -- New York (State) New York Pages: OCLC Number: Description: xx, pages 27 cm. Contents: pt. 1. Period before Beginnings of the clothing industry ; Systems of products and employment ; Wages and conditions of employment. --pt. from to the present.   Fashion is an industry that has depended on the toil of the powerless and the voiceless, and on keeping them that way. In one of the most powerful parts of the book. Similar Items. The standard of living among workingmen's families in New York City, Author: Chapin, Robert Coit, b. Published: () The Negro labor unionist of New York: problems and conditions among Negroes in the labor unions in Manhattan with special reference to the N. R. A. and post-N. R. A. situations Author: Franklin, Charles Lionel, Published: ().

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If you love fashion and are like me, I am pretty sure I will never get to go to one of the Fashion Shows in New York, than this book is the next best thing. You get a behind the scenes look at what goes on at a runway show, how the hair and make up looks are created, what inspires some designer, and lets not forget tons and tons of stunning. The book is 12 years old and so much has changed to bring fashion at a different place due to a new focus on consumers instead of exclusi What suffers in this book is that it is dated only because it's assumption that the impact of the 80's and 90's were resolute in fashion and industry forever/5(56). In New York City alone, , people are employed in fashion related jobs, paying out over 11 billion dollars in wages. Fashion manufacturing jobs have actually declined by 61% in New York City since Several initiatives have been launched to remedy this decline in industry within New York, such as the Fashion Manufacturing Initiative.   The mid 20th century brought an overall rise in US wages and a growth of the middle class. As purchasing power increased people began to buy more articles of clothing. The US, particularly New York City, was a hub of garment manufacturing and distribution. In , 95% of American's clothing was made in the the US.