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Women's clothing industry -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (8)
Clothing factories -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (7)
Clothing trade -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (7)
Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (7)
Industries -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (5)
Bobbie Brooks, Inc. (2)
Collective bargaining -- Clothing industry -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
Gross family. (2)
Gross, Louis N. (2)
Jewish businesspeople -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
L.N. Gross Company (Cleveland, Ohio). (2)
Strikes and lockouts -- Clothing trade -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (2)
Bloomfield Company (Cleveland, Ohio) (1)
Business enterprises -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photograph collections (1)
Clothing factories -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photograph collections (1)
Clothing trade -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Catalogs. (1)
Clothing workers -- Labor unions -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Clothing workers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Collective bargaining -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Industrial relations -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Jewish businesspeople -- Florida -- Miami. (1)
Klein family. (1)
Klein's Economy Store (Cleveland, Ohio). (1)
Klein, Julius, 1869-1928. (1)
Korach family. (1)
Korach, Sigmund, 1873-1934. (1)
Korach-Ecker Company (Cleveland, Ohio). (1)
Printz-Biederman Company (Cleveland, Ohio) -- Catalogs. (1)
Printz-Biederman Company (Cleveland, Ohio). (1)
S. Korach Company. (1)
Saltzman, Maurice, 1918-1990. (1)
Serbin, Inc. (1)
Serbin, Lewis I. (1)
Serbin, M. John. (1)
Stores, Retail -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Textile industry -- Ohio -- Cleveland. (1)
Women's clothing industry -- Florida -- Miami. (1)
Women's clothing industry -- Ohio -- Cleveland (1)
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1Title:  Bobbie Brooks, Inc. Records, Series II     
 Creator:  Bobbie Brooks, Inc. 
 Dates:  1960-1982 
 Abstract:  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. Bobbie Brooks produced and sold stylish clothes for teenage and junior-miss girls, coordinating the styling, colors, and fabrics. Eventually, the company expanded its line to include apparel for women aged 25 to 44. The company merged with Pubco Corporation in 1985 after encountering serious financial difficulties. The collection consists of advertisements, annual reports, articles, booklets, catalogues, notices, reports, and workbooks. 
 Call #:  MS 5157 
 Extent:  0.41 linear feet (1 container and 1 oversize folder) 
 Subjects:  Bobbie Brooks, Inc. | Clothing factories -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Clothing trade -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Industries -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Women's clothing industry -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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2Title:  Bloomfield Company Records and Photographs     
 Creator:  Bloomfield Company 
 Dates:  1910-1954 
 Abstract:  The Bloomfield Company was founded in Cleveland, Ohio, around 1906 as the Lattin-Bloomfield Company. The company manufactured women's dresses and apparel, and it was a pioneer in the introduction of half-sizes in women's clothing. The company remained in operation until 1959-1960. The collection includes primarily photographs with a few records. 
 Call #:  MS 5460 
 Extent:  0.40 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Bloomfield Company (Cleveland, Ohio) | Women's clothing industry -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Clothing factories -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photograph collections | Business enterprises -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photograph collections
 
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3Title:  Bobbie Brooks, Inc. Records     
 Creator:  Bobbie Brooks, Inc. 
 Dates:  1939-1992 
 Abstract:  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 annual reports, brochures, newspaper clippings, company newsletters, awards, and a payroll ledger. The newsletters provide contemporaneous descriptions of pioneering use of computers to track and coordinate production, sales, shipping, and accounting. 
 Call #:  MS 4764 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Saltzman, Maurice, 1918-1990. | Bobbie Brooks, Inc. | Clothing factories -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Women's clothing industry -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Clothing trade -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Industries -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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4Title:  Serbin, Inc. Records     
 Creator:  Serbin, Inc. 
 Dates:  1946-1986 
 Abstract:  Serbin, Inc. was founded in 1943 in Cleveland, Ohio, by Lewis I. Serbin and M. John Serbin to produce women's clothing, including dresses and sportswear. The firm quickly became known for its line of golf apparel, which was endorsed by golfer Babe Didrikson. In 1951, both Serbin, Inc. and the Serbin family relocated to Miami, Florida. The firm continued to operate under various names until it went out of business in 1991. The collection consists of advertisements, bulletins, catalogues, newspaper clippings, order forms, and a scrapbook. 
 Call #:  MS 5053 
 Extent:  1.20 linear feet (1 container and 1 oversize volume) 
 Subjects:  Serbin, Lewis I. | Serbin, M. John. | Serbin, Inc. | Textile industry -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Women's clothing industry -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Women's clothing industry -- Florida -- Miami. | Jewish businesspeople -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jewish businesspeople -- Florida -- Miami.
 
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5Title:  S. Korach Company Records     
 Creator:  S. Korach Company 
 Dates:  1898-1987 
 Abstract:  The S. Korach Company was founded in 1902 by Sigmund Korach, a Jewish immigrant from Slovakia who settled in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1897. The company manufactured ready-to-wear dress and skirt garments for women. The company occupied various locations until 1913, when it occupied its permanent home at 2400 Superior Ave. The company was completely family-run, with the brothers of Sigmund Korach; Charles, Leo, and Benjamin W. Korach, serving in various positions, and son Arthur Korach as secretary. The company closed in 1935. The collection consists of correspondence, financial and legal records, blueprints of the 2400 Superior Ave. property, a 1987 description and valuation analysis of that property, and a 1934 issue of Women's Wear Daily with information about S. Korach and other Cleveland garment manufacturing companies. 
 Call #:  MS 4694 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Korach, Sigmund, 1873-1934. | Korach family. | S. Korach Company. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Clothing factories -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Clothing trade -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Women's clothing industry -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Industries -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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6Title:  L.N. Gross Company Records     
 Creator:  L.N. Gross Company 
 Dates:  1907-1967 
 Abstract:  The L.N. Gross Company was a manufacturer and distributor of women's apparel founded in 1898 in Cleveland, Ohio, by a Russian immigrant, Louis N. Gross. Gross was president and manager until his death in 1941, when his sons, Nedward N., William V., and Julius S. Gross, and his son-in-law, Miltor E. Reed, became active in the management of the company. By the 1960s, the third generation of the Gross family managed the company. In 1919, the company built its headquarters at 1220 West Third Street in Cleveland. In 1929, additional production sites were acquired in Kent, Ohio, and in 1937 facilities opened in Fayetteville, Tennessee. During the Depression the company was troubled by strikes as well as the general business slump. The Welworth Realty Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of the L.N. Gross Company, operated as title and leaseholder of the parent company's properties. An office was also maintained in the New York City garment district. Beginning in 1950, product manufacturing was performed by subcontractors in their own facilities. A wholly owned subsidiary, Bradley Knitwear Company, acted as sales outlet for the parent company. In 1974, company headquarters moved to Mayfield Village, Ohio. In 1984, after several years of financial difficulties, control of the company was turned over to an outside investment group, and the name was changed to Bradley Sportswear, Inc. The collection consists of a history of the company, an autobiography, passport and visa of Louis Gross, correspondence, reports, applications for patents, contracts, account books, and miscellaneous materials, including scrapbooks containing advertisements for garments made by the company. 
 Call #:  MS 3823 
 Extent:  4.00 linear feet (5 containers) 
 Subjects:  Gross, Louis N. | Gross family. | L.N. Gross Company (Cleveland, Ohio). | Clothing factories -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Clothing trade -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Collective bargaining -- Clothing industry -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Strikes and lockouts -- Clothing trade -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Women's clothing industry -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Industries -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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7Title:  Printz-Biederman Company Records     
 Creator:  Printz-Biederman Company 
 Dates:  1914-1957 
 Abstract:  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 the 1970s. The collection consists of minutes, reports, agreements, correspondence, historical sketches, and publications relating to employee representative bodies which operated in the plant, and letters, telegrams and other writings to and from Abraham Katovsky and David Dubinsky of the International Ladies' Garment Workers Union Also includes catalogs and advertisements of the company's clothing. 
 Call #:  MS 3870 
 Extent:  0.40 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Printz-Biederman Company (Cleveland, Ohio). | Printz-Biederman Company (Cleveland, Ohio) -- Catalogs. | Clothing trade -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Clothing trade -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Catalogs. | Clothing factories -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Women's clothing industry -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Clothing workers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Collective bargaining -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Clothing workers -- Labor unions -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Industrial relations -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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8Title:  Julius Klein Papers     
 Creator:  Klein, Julius 
 Dates:  1900-1993 
 Abstract:  Julius Klein was a Cleveland, Ohio, Jewish businessman born in Slovakia. He emigrated to the United States in 1885, and settled in Cleveland in 1900. In 1900, he and his future mother-in-law, Rebecca Korach, purchased a skirt manufacturing company formerly known as Goodman and Korach Co. The new company, known as Julius Klein and Co., closed within a few years. In 1906, Klein was employed by Korach Sonnenfield Co., a cloak manufacturing company which in 1907 became the Korach-Ecker Co. In 1913, Klein opened Klein's Economy Store on Woodland Ave., selling women's ready-to-wear apparel. Following Julius Klein's death, his son, Alwyn Klein, continued the business. Following his death, his wife Beatrice operated the business until its liquidation in 1959. The collection consists of financial records, including a Klein's Economy Store ledger and stock book, a Korach-Ecker account book and specifications book, miscellaneous business and genealogical documents, and a photograph. 
 Call #:  MS 4702 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Klein, Julius, 1869-1928. | Klein family. | Klein's Economy Store (Cleveland, Ohio). | Korach-Ecker Company (Cleveland, Ohio). | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jewish businesspeople -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Clothing trade -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Clothing factories -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Women's clothing industry -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Stores, Retail -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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9Title:  L. N. Gross Company Records, Series II     
 Creator:  L. N. Gross Company 
 Dates:  1898-1990 
 Abstract:  The L.N. Gross Company was a manufacturer and distributor of women's apparel founded in 1898 in Cleveland, Ohio, by a Russian immigrant, Louis N. Gross. Gross was president and manager until his death in 1941, when his sons, Nedward N., William V., and Julius S. Gross, and his son-in-law, Miltor E. Reed, became active in the management of the company. By the 1960s, the third generation of the Gross family managed the company. In 1919, the company built its headquarters at 1220 West Third Street in Cleveland. In 1929, additional production sites were acquired in Kent, Ohio, and in 1937 facilities opened in Fayetteville, Tennessee. The Welworth Realty Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of the L.N. Gross Company, operated as title and leaseholder of the parent company's properties. An office was also maintained in the New York City garment district. Beginning in 1950, product manufacturing was performed by subcontractors in their own facilities. A wholly owned subsidiary, Bradley Knitwear Company, acted as sales outlet for the parent company. In 1974, company headquarters moved to Mayfield Village, Ohio. In 1984, after several years of financial difficulties, control of the company was turned over to an outside investment group, and the name was changed to Bradley Sportswear, Inc. The collection consists of minutes, notes, reports, budgets, leases, ledgers, tax returns, catalogs, correspondence, agreements, bulletins, business cards, and surveys of the corporate records of the L.N. Gross Company. A small number of Gross family documents are included. 
 Call #:  MS 4711 
 Extent:  4.40 linear feet (5 containers) 
 Subjects:  Gross, Louis N. | Gross family. | L.N. Gross Company (Cleveland, Ohio). | Clothing factories -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Clothing trade -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Women's clothing industry -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Collective bargaining -- Clothing industry -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Strikes and lockouts -- Clothing trade -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Industries -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
 
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