Needles and Threads

What was it like to work in Baltimore’s garment industry during its heyday from 1865 to 1930? Students investigate this question by imagining themselves as garment workers for the Baltimore Clothing Company in 1929. Students become cutters, sewers, and management personnel.

Grade: 3rd-8th

Length: 1 hour/session

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