Some articles on fur industry, industry, fur:
... the year the Great Depression began, leading to thousands of layoffs in the fur industry and strong downward pressure on wages ... The new union's first strike occurred in the garment industry in February 1929 ... A second strike in the New York City's fur industry occurred in June 1929, as NTWIU sought to organize AFL-affiliated locals of fur workers into the breakaway union ...
... The international trade in chinchilla fur goes back to the 16th century ... Their fur is popular in the fur trade due to its extremely soft feel, which is caused by the sprouting of 60 hairs from each hair follicle, on average ... large garments, though some large garments can be made entirely from the fur ...
Famous quotes containing the words industry and/or fur:
“You must, to get through life well, practice industry with economy, never create a debt for anything that is not absolutely necessary, and if you make a promise to pay money at a day certain, be sure to comply with it. If you do not, you lay yourself liable to have your feelings injured and your reputation destroyed with the just imputation of violating your word.”
—Andrew Jackson (17671845)
“How coyote got his
ratty old fur coat
bits of old fur
the sparrows stuck on him
with dabs of pitch.
That was after he lost his proud original one in a poker game.”
—Leslie Marmon Silko (b. 1948)