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Oshkosh

(ŏsh`kŏsh'), city (1990 pop. 55,006), seat of Winnebago co., E Wis., on Lake Winnebago where the Upper Fox River enters; inc. 1846. Its manufactures include automobile parts, wood products, electrical equipment, and machinery; its renowned bib-overalls factory closed in 1997. Oshkosh is a summer resort, noted for its annual experimental aircraft convention. Father AllouezAllouez, Claude Jean
, 1622–89, French Jesuit missionary in Canada and the American Midwest. After arriving (1658) in Canada he served at posts in the St. Lawrence region until 1665, when he went to Lake Superior and founded the Chequamegon Bay mission (near present-day
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 visited the site in 1670; French explorers traveled there in the 18th cent.; and a French fur-trading post was set up in the early 19th cent. Oshkosh grew as a lumber town. The downtown area was destroyed by fire in 1875. A branch of the Univ. of Wisconsin is there.
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Clothing makers such as Levi Strauss and Osh Kosh put their names on buttons.
Once there I do battle with grimacing grannies, demented mothers and similarly disillusioned dads all chasing the same Osh Kosh oddments, Ladybird markdowns and Next scraps nobody wanted first time around.
Julie Hancox, membership secretary of Broad Street Rugby Club, said children's fashions from Osh Kosh, Tammy and Gap would be modelled by three to 13- year-olds and there will also be a clothing sale.
Amerex, whose brands include Jones New York, Mudd, Osh Kosh and London Fog, is one of today's leading outerwear manufacturers.
Other customers include Dickies Cintas, Gildan, Pacific Sunwear, US Aprons, Best, Cross Creek, Osh Kosh B'Gosh, Pinnacle and others." Details: Kattan Group.
It then became part of the Experimental Aircraft Association Air Venture Museum collection in Osh Kosh, Wis., where it remained until 2003.
Brands include the latest collections from Osh Kosh B'gosh, Jean Bourget, Sarah Louise, Marese, Ungaro and Ben Sherman.
"I shop in Basics for Baby, Blooming Marvellous, Kids Window, Gap and Osh Kosh B'gosh.
Graj, whose company has serviced other brands, such as Timberland, Carter and Osh Kosh, said the time for Cannon has come with American consumers now looking back to tradition and making it part of their lifestyle.
Highlights of the American trip will include meetings with top officials of inward investor Osh Kosh, which has a truck body factory in Wales, and BAE at its US headquarters, visits to Welsh companies exhibiting at the Chicago trade fair, the launch of a ``Visit Wales'' radio campaign by the Wales Tourist Board and a meeting with Welsh entrepreneur Sir Terry Matthews.
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Following that I entered the world of children's fashion with labels such as Pampolina, Osh Kosh and Petit Bateaux.