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Threads of Life. Jewish Involvement in Baltimore’s Garment Industry

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Imprint

Baltimore, Md., USA, 1991. 28 pp., illustrated, 28 cm. English. Unseen.

Location

Jewish Heritage Center of the Jewish Historical Society of Maryland (30 April 1991–26 January 1992)

Description

Largely documentary and photographic exhibition on the Jewish involvement in Baltimore’s garment industry, which grew to be one of the largest in the country by the early 1900s. Introduction by Bernard Fishman. Essays on the growth of Baltimore’s garment industry by Philip Kahn, Jr., and on overcoming conflicts between Jewish employers and Jewish workers in this industry by Elizabeth Kessin Berman. Unnumbered exhibition checklist. Basic entries. 159 items.

main keywords

BALTIMOREHISTORICAL DOCUMENTSPHOTOGRAPHS

minor keywords

CostumeHistorical photographsMaryland

Related ephemera

Reprint of catalog essay: Kessin Berman, Elizabeth, “Threads of Life: Weaving Together the Jewish Community of Baltimore’s Garment Industry”, Maryland Humanities, September 2000, pp. 6–11, 5 b&w illus.

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