The Garment Industry in Northeast Ohio

Joseph & Feiss employees pose for a photo around their sewing machinesThurs., Oct. 23, 4-6:30pm

  • 4pm – Building the City Tour of Museum
  • 5pm – “A Twentieth Century Story: The Garment Industry in Northeast Ohio” talk by Sean Martin, WRHS
  • 6pm – Q&A and light reception

$12 general, $10 Maltz Museum Members

Click here to register or call 216.593.0575.

Join us for the opening night of Beachwood’s annual “Food, Fun & Fashion Week” as Sean Martin, Associate Curator of Jewish History for the Western Reserve Historical Society presents “A Twentieth Century Story: The Garment Industry in Northeast Ohio.”  Martin discusses the impact and legacy of the garment industry on the region. A light reception sponsored by the Beachwood High School Excel TECC Culinary Arts program follows.

Admission includes a pre-talk “Building the City” tour of the Museum, a chance to shop for jewelry by local artist Tobi Mattes, a chance to win a gift basket and 10% off purchases–including earrings, bracelets, necklaces and other fashionable finds–in the Museum Store.