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A Stitch in Time: St. Louis Garment and Labor History (lecture)

  • Missouri History Museum 5700 Lindell Boulevard St. Louis, MO, 63112 United States (map)

Presented by the Missouri History Museum | Lee Auditorium | Free

Rosemary Feurer, associate professor of history at Northern Illinois University, shares the history of labor in the St. Louis garment industry. From its early days as a low-wage alternative to New York and Chicago, to its post World War II decline, Feurer recounts the story of this once-thriving local industry through the stories of the workers themselves.

Presented in partnership with Bread & Roses Missouri

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Little Black Dress: From Mourning to Night