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  • Textile Workers Union of America — (TWUA)    A union formed in the United States in 1939 by Southern textile workers. It later merged, in 1976, with the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America (ACWA) to form the Amalgamated Clothing and Textiles Workers Union (ACTWU). In 1995, the …   Historical Dictionary of the Fashion Industry

  • Emil Rieve — (June 8, 1892 ndash; January 24, 1975)Saxon, Emil Rieve, Unionist, Dies, New York Times, January 26, 1975.] was a Polish American labor leader. He was president of the Textile Workers Union of America (TWUA) from 1939 to 1956, a vice president of …   Wikipedia

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  • Chronology — 50,000 BCE The first prehistoric human, Cro Magnon man, learned to survive in cold climates by fashioning clothing out of animal skins, tree bark, and foliage. Paleolithic cave paintings such as those found in Lascaux, France, indicate that early …   Historical Dictionary of the Fashion Industry

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