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Daroff & Sons factor workers sit at individual sewing machines and assemble suit jackets. From 1946 to 1967 David Kaplan worked for Daroff & Sons, a Jewish-owned garment factory located at 1027 Arch Street.

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A large group of General electric service shop employees. It seems that those in charge are standing in the back in suits and hats.

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Sizing is systematic shrinking of the formed hat bodies to proper size. In the Sizing Department of the John B. Stetson Company, Philadelphia, the bodies are repeatedly dipped in hot water, which causes the fur fibers to shrink and knit closely.…

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A large factory floor of women trimming Stetson stiff hats.

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A picture of a Triptych print of the interior of the Stetson hat factory. It shows employees making hats in three consecutive frames.

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Silk bands and bindings were made in the Weaving Department of the John B. Stetson Company in Philadelphia. The department created seven million yards of bands, bindings, and braids annually.
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