Understanding how to date vintage clothin g is like putting together the pieces of a giant but gorgeous! These were the unions that helped to not only influence the history of American fashion, but the legalization of fair working conditions for the hundreds of thousands of individuals who worked these factory jobs. Keep reading after the jump to learn more about seven American unions and how to use their label design to help date your vintage garment! Visit my article for 13 tips on dating vintage clothing labels! Do you have a vintage union label that you need help identifying? Source: left 4u2own21 on Ebay right New York Wanderer. The label was trademarked in but was first used in
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