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Cleveland Museum of Art

A quick trip to Chicago this past week took us home via Cleveland. Our trip to Cleveland this past February was a disaster because all the museums were closed for the polar vortex. This was Cleveland’s last chance… Fortunately, we … Continue reading

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Canadian Fashion Connection – Kitchen Overall and Shirt Co.

In 1911 Charles E. Kitchen and Luther Whitaker established the Kitchen Overall and Shirt Company in Brantford, Ontario. They specialized in the manufacture of railroad men’s overalls and general workmen’s shirts. One of their earliest successful brands was the ‘Jiffy’ … Continue reading

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Canadian Fashion Connection – GWG

Anyone growing up in Canada after the war but before the 1980s designer jeans craze will remember GWG, the homegrown version of American Levi’s or Lees. The Great Western Garment company was established in Edmonton in 1911 and became the largest Canadian workwear … Continue reading

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