Tailor Made: The Story of Rochester’s Garment Industry

Rochester, NY PBS and NPR affiliate WXXI has produced a documentary on Rochester’s historic garment industry, highlighting companies such as Hickey-Freeman, Michaels-Stern and Co.,  the Button Factory, and Champion Products.

The documentary was discussed on Connections, a Rochester public radio talk show hosted by Evan Dawson.   Here are two links – to a fuller description and to a recording of the Connections broadcast.

Tailor Made at WXXI

Connections: Inside The History Of Rochester’s Clothing Industry


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