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a pair of display briefs used to advertise Munsingwear's underwear

Munsingwear display briefs

Light yellow women's brief-style underpants with a self-lined crotch, cuffs at leg openings, and an elastic waistband, 1960. Intended for display only and not to be sold or worn by a person.

photograph of a star-spangled brassiere and girdle produced by Munsingwear

Bra and girdle for Victory promotion

Brassiere and Girdle styled with American Flag pattern made by the Vassar Company to promote Munsingwear's war work, c.1942.

photograph of a room full of women at sewing machines

Women sewing, Munsingwear Corporation, Minneapolis

Women sewing, Munsingwear Corporation, Minneapolis, 1920. Photograph by C. J. Hibbard.

Photograph of a row of women at knitting machines at the Munsingwear factory

Women at knitting machines, Munsingwear Corporation, Minneapolis

Women at knitting machines, Munsingwear Corporation, Minneapolis, 1920. Photograph by C. J. Hibbard.

photograph of a woman operating a Munsingwear knitting machine

Interior views, Munsingwear Knitting Mills, Minneapolis.

Woman at Munsingwear knitting machine.

Employees of the Northwestern Knitting Company, makers of Munsingwear, grouped in front of the Mammoth Modern Model Munsingwear Mills, Lyndale and Western Avenues, Minneapolis

Employees of the Northwestern Knitting Company, makers of Munsingwear, grouped in front of the Mammoth Modern Model Munsingwear Mills, Lyndale and Western Avenues, Minneapolis, 1912.

Painting advertising Munsingwear

Munsingwear advertising 'painting'

Munsingwear advertising painting, 1914.

Munsingwear Advertisement, featuring women's underwear

Munsingwear Advertisement, featuring women's underwear, 1920s.

photograph of children on a parade float wearing Munsingwear long underwear.

Parade float in Oklahoma displaying Munsingwear union suits

Parade float in Oklahoma displaying Munsingwear union suits, c.1908.

a photograph of a union suit made by Munsingwear

Union suit

Men's full length Munsingwear union suit, 1890. The union suit is knit of a wool and cotton blend and has long sleeves, a high neck, full open front with twelve white buttons, and a back flap. The suit's knit cuffs are sewn to each sleeve and leg opening.

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