Posts Tagged ‘Apex Hosiery’

Fierce & Fashionable: Philadelphia Female Labor Fighters Of The 20s & 30s

Fierce & Fashionable: Philadelphia Female Labor Fighters Of The 20s & 30s

September 5, 2017  |  Buzz

New book examines Kensington's radical hosiery workers and women in the labor movement from the Jazz Age to the New Deal. Nathaniel Popkin has the review > more

"Pantyhose Factory" School In Danger And On The Block

"Pantyhose Factory" School In Danger And On The Block

July 20, 2012  |  Vantage

What to do with Apex Hosiery, at Fifth and Master, the site of aggressive anti-unionism, a violent strike--and much later a protest against the School District for running a makeshift school inside? With calls for its demolition this explosive corner remains in danger. Shadowbat has the full history and great photographs with insight on the building's condition > more