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Thursday, May 26, 2011

Grapes of Wrath - The Stronghold Denim Overalls

I was watching the classic depression era movie "Grapes of Wrath" last night and my wife noticed with her keen eye that Fonda was wearing a pair of Stronghold overalls. I couldn't find a good screen capture of the larger label on the back, but here are few shots of him wearing overalls in the movie (may or may not be Stronghold):





















The Stronghold brand was revived in the past few years and has become an entity unto itself. Originally established in 1895, their goods are highly sought after by dealers and collectors of denim. Digging around, I found a pair of overalls and a nice coverall chore coat that was featured a while back on the Sanforized blog:








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