WXXI Documentaries

Tailor Made: The Story of Rochester's Garment Industry

Special | 56m 46s  | Video has closed captioning.

WXXI captures the story of Rochester’s garment industry and the people who contributed to it in this documentary that showcases the rich history of Rochester’s clothing industry. From Michaels-Stern & Co. to the Button Factory, to Hickey Freeman, it tells of the clothiers who revolutionized the garment business and the immigrant workers who made Rochester a key player in the industry.

Aired: 02/29/16

Rating: NR

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