http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification 720 XTF Search Results (subject=Clothing factories -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs.;subject-join=exact;smode=simple;brand=default) http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/search?subject%3DClothing%20factories%20--%20Ohio%20--%20Cleveland%20--%20Photographs.;subject-join%3Dexact;smode%3Dsimple;brand%3Ddefault Results for your query: subject=Clothing factories -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs.;subject-join=exact;smode=simple;brand=default Mon, 24 Sep 2018 12:00:00 GMT Bobbie Brooks, Inc. Photographs. Bobbie Brooks, Inc. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/PG489.xml Bobbie Brooks, Inc. was founded in 1939 as Ritmore Sportswear in Cleveland, Ohio. Its founders were Maurice Saltzman and Max Reiter. In 1953, Saltzman bought out Reiter's share of the company. The name was changed to Bobbie Brooks in 1960. The company merged with Pubco Corporation in 1985. The collection consists of group portraits of management and employees, including company president Maurice Saltzman. The lantern slides consist of portraits of Saltzman, employees, and others; and views of plant facilities, advertising, and philanthropic activities. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/PG489.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Joseph and Feiss Company Photographs. Joseph and Feiss Company http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/PG175.xml The Joseph and Feiss Company was established in 1841, by Caufman Koch and Samuel Loeb, as a general store in Meadville, Pennsylvania. In 1845 they moved the store to Cleveland, Ohio, and began specializing in tailored men's clothing. The company underwent several name changes before becoming Joseph & Feiss in 1907. The collection consists of photographs of various operations, functions, facilities, events, and staff of the Joseph and Feiss Company of Cleveland, Ohio. Included are exterior and interior views of the factory; individual and group portraits of the founders of the company, other executives, and employees; views of employees at work and at various recreational activities; views of medical and sanitary facilities, the nursery, lunchrooms, and language and other classes for employees; views of machinery used in clothing manufacturing at the plant; and views of production and employees during World War II. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/PG175.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Joseph Hays Family Photographs. Hays, Joseph Family http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/PG503.xml Joseph Hays (1838-1916) was the son of Abraham and Bertha Hexter Hays of Storndorf, in the German state of Hesse Darmstadt. After Joseph's mother died in 1844, he and other family members immigrated to Cleveland, Ohio, from Germany in 1856. Joseph Hays started as a peddler and eventually became involved in the clothing, scrap iron, and real estate business. He married Rosetta Schwarzenberg, and had five children. His daughter, Bertha, married Charles Eisenman, co-founder of Kastriner and Eisenman, later Kaynee Ccmpany, a clothing manufacturer. Eisenman was also a founder and first president of the Federation of Jewish Charities (later known as the Jewish Community Federation). Joseph Hays' sons, Louis and Eugene Hays, later purchased Kaynee Company from Eisenman. Louis Hays, who had served as a vice president and trustee of Mt. Sinai Hospital, was president of Kaynee at the time of his death in 1918. His son, Robert, was president of Kaynee from 1937 until 1954, when the company was sold. Robert Hays was also... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/PG503.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Printz-Biederman Company Photographs. Printz-Biederman Company http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/PG461.xml The Printz-Biederman Company was a Cleveland, Ohio, coat manufacturing company established in 1893 by Moritz Printz, his sons Michael and Alexander, and his son-in-law Joseph Biederman. The International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union tried to organize its employees in the 1930s. It closed in 1978. The collection consists of a group portrait of employees and managers, East 61st Street building opening; candid and posed photographs of services provided to employees; interior views of office and payroll departments and manufacturing processes; and views of displayed clothing. http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/PG461.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Richman Brothers Company Photographs. Richman Brothers Company http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/PG466.xml The Richman Brothers Company began in Cleveland, Ohio, when Henry Richman, a Jewish immigrant from Bavaria, and his partner, Joseph Lehman, moved their men's clothing manufacturing business, the Lehman-Richman Company, from Portsmouth, Ohio, to Cleveland in 1879. Following the depression of 1893, Lehman retired, and in 1904, Henry Richman turned over the business to his sons; Nathan, Charles, and Henry, Jr., and the business became the Richman Brothers Company. The first retail store was established in Cincinnati in 1906, followed a year later by stores in Cleveland and Louisville, Kentucky. Moving away from reliance on outside piecework, the Cleveland plant at 1600 E. 55 St. was built in 1916. The company incorporated in 1919. Throughout the 1920s-1930s, Richman Brothers continued to open new retail stores. After the deaths of the three Richman Brothers, the company was headed by Frank C. Lewman, and later by George H. Richman, until 1970, when Donald J. Gerstenberger became president and CEO. Expansion cont... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/PG466.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Stanley Garfinkel Photographs. Garfinkel, Stanley http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/PG576.xml Stanley Garfinkel (1930-1997) was an oral historian, documentarian, and history professor at Kent State University. After college, Garfinkel worked in his family's seven-store chain Garfinkel Shoes. He was appointed office manager of the company in the early 1960s, but was encouraged by his father to pursue his dream of teaching. He obtained a position at Kent State University in 1963 and taught there until his retirement in 1996. Garfinkel had a special interest in oral history. One of Garfinkel's oral history projects was on the garment industry in Cleveland, Ohio. He interviewed several people who worked in or helped shape the garment industry and used those interviews to produce a slide show entitled "Rags: 100 Years of the Apparel Industry in Northeast Ohio," and a television documentary entitled "Rags" in 1982. The collection consists of 144 slides, in both color and black and white that were used for the "Rags: 100 Years of the Apparel Industry in Northeast Ohio" slide show. The slides are undated a... http://catalog.wrhs.org/collections/view?docId=ead/PG576.xml Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT