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My life in the ragtrade : Australia's clothing trade, so rich in history, is now only a memory
My life in the ragtrade : Australia's clothing trade, so rich in history, is now only a memory
Wilkinson, Fred2014
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My Life In The Ragtrade is the story of the famous Australian brand names, many developed from humble beginnings yet made in clothing factories employing thousands of people and the grand retail stores and clothing shops that stocked those brands. Shopping back then was an adventure, it was a pleasure to be served and customers were treated like royalty. Fred Wilkinson spent more that forty years working in the Australian clothing trade. His father, George Wilkinson, spent more than fifty years, starting in the late 1800s when he joined Sidney Myer as one of Myer's first employees in Bendigo, Victoria, when Myer was still a hawker...
Imprint:
Hazelbrook, NSW : MoshPit Publishing, 2014
Collation:
xv, 197 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Notes:
Bibliography: pages 184-185.
ISBN:
9781925219302
Dewey class:
338.476870994338.47687
Language:
English
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Sandringham Library ExpressBiography338.47687 WILIn Deep Storage until mid 2020. (Set: 14 Jul 2019)
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