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Isatu Kallon with her sister and mother in Philadelphia wearing traditional clothing from Sierra Leone

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From Chestnut Street to Ellsworth Street. First to the sweatshop to be made and then back to Chestnut street to be sold.

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A picture of two pressers in a Philadelphia clothing factory that was featured in an article of the Philadelphia Record. The picture shows two Italian men pressing light-weight suits. The steam that is coming off of the Pressing Machine would heat up…

StetsonHats.jpg
Hats receive final touches, including packaging, before leaving the Stetson Hat Factory.

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Employees pose for a photo in Stetson Hat Factory.

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This is a photo of Joseph Daroff, who started the clothing company Daroff and Sons

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Petty cart market located on Marshalll street sold both food and clothing to residents of Philadelphia.
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