Produced and Directed by
Deborah Clancy Porfido
First Assistant Director
Meredith Anne Bull
Óscar De La Fé Coló
Charge Scenic Artist
First Assistant Camera
G. John Garrett, C.A.S.
Best Boy Electric
Key Makeup Artist
Key Special Effects Coordinator
Conrad V. Brink
Special Effects Assistants
Second Assistant Director
Becky Di Lallo
Allan Stearns, Coast-to-Coast Catering
Penny Elliott Hays
Additional Color Correction
PostWorks New York
Supervising Sound Editor
Coll Anderson M.P.S.E
Sound Effects Editor
Assistant Sound Editor
Coll Anderson M.P.S.E
Jim Briggs III
Post -Production Sound Services
C. A. Sound, Inc.
Sewing Machines Courtesy Of
Garment Center Sewing Supplies
Everett Mill, Lawrence, MA
The Globe Building, Baltimore, MD
Lightbox-NY, Bronx, NY
R. Mark Hughes
The New York City Fire Department
Archival Material Courtesy Of
Chicago History Museum
The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art
Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America Archives, Kheel Center, Cornell University
International Ladies Garment Workers Union Archives, Kheel Center, Cornell University
Juanita Hadwin Collection, Kheel Center, Cornell University
New York Call Photographs, Kheel Center, Cornell University
Special Collections, Gladys Marcus Library, Fashion Institute of Technology -- SUNY
George Eastman House, International Museum of Photography and Film
Archive Films / Getty Images
Archive Photos / Getty Images
Hulton Archive / Getty Images
Photodisc / Getty Images
Harvard Art Museum
John E. Allen, Inc.
Library of Congress
Museum of the City of New York
General Research Division, The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations
National American Woman Suffrage Association Records, Manuscript and Archives Division, The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations
Photography Collection, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs, The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations
The Pierpont Morgan Library / Art Resource, NY
The Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University
Streamline Films, Inc.
The WPA Film Library
Archives of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, New York
Marketing and Communications
James E. Dunford
An Apograph Productions Inc. Film for AMERICAN EXPERIENCE (c) 2011
WGBH Educational Foundation
All rights reserved
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