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To the Editor:
—For more than thirty-eight years we have been manufacturing children's garments, from first long clothes to dresses for girls of 12 years.During the past year, for the first time in our experience, we received complaints that the neck measures of our dresses for babies 1, 2 and 3 years of age were not large enough. So persistent have these complaints become that we recently adopted patterns whereby the necks will be made 1 inch larger on these sizes than heretofore.We thought the matter interesting enough to bring to your notice. Can it be possible that still another effect of prohibition has been unearthed? And, by the way, an interesting phenomenon is the very large number of complaints from California. Another manifestation of the glorious climate?If anybody remains unsatisfied with the progress made in these United States, consider the evolution or, rather, the diminution of
Silverberg M. MODERN TREND IN CHILDREN'S CLOTHING. JAMA. 1927;88(14):1099. doi:10.1001/jama.1927.02680400055034
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