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Women learning to sew at the Frank Wiggins Trade School, Los Angeles, 1935
Date Created and/or Issued
August 31, 1935
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
This photograph appears with the article, “Scenes Depict Trade Instruction for Unemployed at Wiggins School,” Los Angeles Times, 31 Aug. 1935: A1.
Photograph of unidentified women of various ages using sewing machines to learn how to become seamstresses. Instructors stand behind to overlook their students’ work.
Handwritten on negative: Frank Wiggins Trade School.
Text from negative sleeve: 1894—Frank Wiggins Trade School—8/30/35. [Stamped:] SEP 4 1935.
Text from newspaper caption: Hundreds of unemployed housewives have learned power-machine sewing during the ten-week emergency educational program this summer. Shown at work with the machines at the Frank Wiggins Trade School is a group of potential seamstresses.
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Sewing machines
Women--California--Los Angeles
Vocational education--California--Los Angeles
Frank Wiggins Trade School
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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