Great Western Garments (GWG)

Website Link: Piece by Piece – The GWG Story

Conducted between 2004-2012, the Piece by Piece: GWG project was a large, interdisciplinary study of Edmonton’s Great Western Garment Company. The GWG project acknowledges the contributions of working women – largely immigrant women – who initially manufactured workwear for working men, building the west, and later casual clothing for all. 

In addition to this virtual exhibition, the project, led by Catherine C. Cole, Don Bouzek and Maria Dunn, incorporated: