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Our blog features our picks of the freshest vintage items, member news and articles. We have also created a growing series of articles on some classic designers.
The Vintage Fashion Guild™ (VFG) is an international organization dedicated to the promotion and preservation of vintage fashion.
The Vintage Fashion Guild™ (VFG) is an international community of people with expertise in vintage fashion. VFG members enjoy a wealth of resources, avenues for promoting their shops and specialties, and camaraderie with others who share a common interest and passion.
The United Hatters of North America (UHNA) was a hat maker’s labor union founded in 1896. In 1934 it merged with the Cloth Hat, Cap, and Millinery Workers International Union to form the United Hatters, Cap, and Millinery Workers International Union. It was folded into the the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union (ACTWU) in 1983. The ACTWU merged with the International Ladies Garment Workers Union (ILGWU) in 1995 to form the Union of Needletrades, Industrial and Textile Employees (UNITE).
See also Union Labels.
Courtesy of denisebrain
from a 1960s woman's hat (label used 1934-1983)