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Carhartt is a clothing company based in Dearborn, Michigan. It was founded by Hamilton Carhartt in 1889. Carhartt was able to make his business succeed by asking railroad workers what they were looking for in a garment. Starting with only five employees, Carhartt was able to expand into 7 U.S. states and 2 Canadian cities by the early 1900s. Carhartt has continued to focus on clothes meant for manual labor since its inception. The company offered its services as part of the war effort during both World Wars. Hamilton Carhartt continued to head his company through the Great Depression until his death in 1937. He was a supporter of workmen’s rights, including 8 hour workdays and women’s rights to work. Carhartt has been a family business for over 125 years.
In the 1970s and 80s, Carhartt became a style symbol for the grunge and punk scenes. It was worn as an anti-fashion stance in the underground. Carhartt also became part of hip hop style in the 1990s which continues to this day. Carhartt still has factories open in the United States, with 2,000 people working in those factories. They do also have some production outside of the United States, in places like Mexico, Guatemala and China.