Two Pressers in a Garment Factory

Title

Two Pressers in a Garment Factory

Description

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 the factory to 102 degrees some days.

Creator

The Philadelphia Record

Source

Fredric Miller, Morris Vogel, and Allen David, Still Philadelphia: A Photographic History, 1890-1940. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1983.

Date

July 1939

Contributor

Michael Weiss

Rights

Courtesy of the Historical Society of Philadelphia

Original Format

photo

Files

Pressing Machine and Garment Industry (Still Philadelphia 1939).JPG


Citation

The Philadelphia Record, “Two Pressers in a Garment Factory,” Philly Immigration, accessed April 18, 2024, http://phillyimmigration.nunncenter.net/items/show/452.