Tailor Made

Tailor Made: The Story of Rochester’s Garment Industry

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 8:00pm

WXXI captures the fascinating story of the local garment industry and the people who contributed to it in Tailor Made: The Story of Rochester’s Garment Industry

Tailor Made: The Story of Rochester’s Garment Industry

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 7:00pm

WXXI captures the fascinating story of the local garment industry and the people who contributed to it in Tailor Made: The Story of Rochester’s Garment Industry

Arts InFocus: Interview with Andrea Geer

Fri, 02/26/2016 - 8:30pm

Andrea Geer, fiber artist and designer, shares details about her hand-loomed knitwear.

Do you have a connection to Rochester’s garment industry?

Share your story here!

While researching for this documentary we were amazed to find so many people with connections to the garment industry. There were so many great stories of family members who worked in the trade. You may have a similar connection, and if so we encourage you to share your own family story right here in the comment section.

Morning Edition: Interview with Christine Ridarsky

Mon, 02/29/2016 - 5:45am

Morning Edition host Beth Adams speaks with Christine Ridarsky, historian for the city of Rochester about the history of our garment industry.

Need to Know: The Role of Women in the Garment Industry

Thu, 02/25/2016 - 8:00pm

Need to Know host Hélène Biandudi Hofer looks at the role women have played in Rochester's garment industry – in the past and in the future.

Tailor Made: The Story of Rochester’s Garment Industry

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 6:00pm

WXXI captures the fascinating story of the local garment industry and the people who contributed to it in Tailor Made: The Story of Rochester’s Garment Industry

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