Thursday, March 25, 2010

Workwear Ads and Tags #1

1930s Anvil Overalls embossed card counter sign

"Farmer Brown" button tag

Dubbleware double knee denim work pants pocket flash

Monday, March 15, 2010

Stetson Hat Box

April 1930 edition of "The Hat Box", Company newsletter of Stetson Hats.

Thursday, March 11, 2010

My Dad's Bike Jacket

I found my Dad's old Bike Jacket in the front closet when i was 14 and wore it till it was too small.
My dad had a Czech bike. He can't remember what the make was and I never thought to ask him in the past. All he remembers is that it was very fast.

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Knitting on the Home Front Circa World War I

Found in the second floor studio of a dressmaker under the El in Kensington Philadelphia.

Bundles of homefront Knitwear Destined for the War in Europe.

A letter of Appreciation from a soldier for a knit helmet like the one in the guide above. 
Wilmette Public Library collection