"I work for Mr. Rosenbaum at the overall factory over on Main Street. I sew pockets on the back of denim overalls all day long for a dollar a day. My brother Charles works too. He's 14. He works at Kalamazoo Laundry."
-Clara McMcloud, White female, age 17
Photo captions: Unidentified young woman sewing, circa 1895 (Library of Congress collections); Advertising and bag from the Kalamazoo Laundry Company (KVM collections); Men in denim overalls, circa 1890s (unidentified source).
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