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Exhibition: Union Made - Fashioning America in the 20th Century

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Human Ecology Building (Level T) and Catherwood Library circulation lobby

A collaboration between Catherwood Library’s Kheel Center and the Cornell Costume & Textile Collection, Union Made celebrates 20th century fashion trends alongside the history of organized labor and union labeling efforts in the United States.  The exhibit will feature union-made garments, banners, ephemera, and multi-media to highlight the role unions played to improve working conditions, wages, and benefits, as well as to promote the US fashion industry.

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Human Ecology Fiber Science and Apparel Design, ILR Library



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Denise Nicole Green and Jessica Withers

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817-320-8168 and 607-255-8045


Denise Green and Patrizia Sione

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College of Human Ecology and Kheel Center

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