WXXI Documentaries

Tailor Made: The Story of Rochester's Garment Industry

Special | 56m 46s

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WXXI captures the story of Rochester’s garment industry and the people who contributed to it in this documentary that showcases the rich history of Rochester’s clothing industry. From Michaels-Stern & Co. to the Button Factory, to Hickey Freeman, it tells of the clothiers who revolutionized the garment business and the immigrant workers who made Rochester a key player in the industry.

Aired: 02/29/16 | Expired: 06/07/22 | Rating: NR

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