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Synonyms for cloakmaker

someone whose occupation is making or repairing fur garments

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Striking Cloakmakers to Hold Mass Demonstration on Market Square Today," Winnipeg Free Press, 25 July i924; -Strikers Stage Demonstration at City Hall," Winnipeg Tribune, 25 July 1934, SLF, no.
The cloakmakers earlier had been organized under the Industrial Union of the Needle Trades and the WUL, but, during the election campaign, were reorganized as part of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union and a collective agreement was signed with employers.
6) Early successes included the Yiddish theater actors, cloakmakers, man's-tailors, and soda-water makers.
It will interest readers of American Jewish History to learn that the final version of the "Protocol of Peace," the pathbreaking 1910 labor agreement engineered by Marshall and Brandeis that ended a three-month strike of 70,000 New York City cloakmakers, was recently discovered at the Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives in Cincinnati.
The "Uprising" preceded and inspired the 1910 "Great Revolt" of the male cloakmakers that transformed New York's garment industry and created the "anti-sweatshop coalition" Bender describes.
For instance, Medres' explanation of the difference between cloakmakers and other needle tradespersons, in terms of status and skill level, is deceptively simple but crystal clear: "In the pre-World War I period, women dressed differently than they do now.