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  • history of the grandfather shirt
    July 14, 2020 Lori McAlister

    The Timeless Grandfather Shirt

    Many regions claim origin stories for the Grandfather or Grandad Shirt spanning more than 200 years. It is certainly the sturdy and comfortable garment of agricultural and blue-collar city laborers, alike. Typically worn by the main breadwinner, it harkens back to a time when many households included children and grandchildren while the family patriarch was still in his prime working years.
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