Workers at Sewing Machines inside Richman Bros., 1928


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Workers at Sewing Machines inside Richman Bros., 1928

Uncommon for the American garment industry of the early twentieth century was the open-air, welcoming interior accommodations of the Richman Brothers factory. Compared to the dank, dirty and unsafe working conditions present in most sweatshops in places like New York City, the Richman Brothers Company was a pioneer in its treatment of employees.


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