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The war effort (World War II)caused a need for fur! The public donated their furs (that were used to keep soldiers warm) and one day a week, fur industry workers made vests from them. (The War Emergency Board of the fur industry formed a fur vest project.)

This is a photo of a "Daniel Boone" hat that was donated by a hunter. It's being worn by a fur industry worker.

Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress, Collins, Marjory, 1912-1985, photographer
in New York, New York USA


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