Marcy Lee Manufacturing Company originated in Tyler, Texas in 1923 and, in 1927, moved to Dallas. In 1964, Marcy Lee Manufacturing Company was the first tenant at Apparel Mart. The “Marcy Lee” name is a contraction of the name of the original partners, Lester Lief, Luis Marmar, and Morris Siegel.
In the DJHS archives, we have a framed photograph of Marcy Lee workers from January 1957 in Dallas, Texas. The photo says taken by Garrett. We have an Etsy store linked below that sells antique Marcy Lee dresses.
The Lief Family Collection
My two Aunts worked at Marcy Lee their entire working life. They started in Tyler and moved to Dallas with the company.
I would love to see the picture.
I remember the Lief’s. Mrs. Liefcame to my aunt’s funerals.