Location February 1942:
Harmony Bag Company, Inc.
The New York Time, March 9, 1938 praised thriving American Manufacturers, Including Harmony Handbag Co. in a full page ad on page 6. The "Made in America Industrial Exhibition" at Bloomingdales Department Store March 10-17 was "Designed to make more work for Americans by stimilating in consumers a fuller appreciation of the high quality of American-made products."
Zapon was a plastic material, made by the Zapon Division of Atlas Powder Company of Stamford, Conn. The onset of war quickly brought on restrictions on use of chemicals and materials in non-defense related industries. Supplies of vinyl were still available when this full page ad appeared in the February 1942 Luggage and Leather Goods, pag 49. This shirred vinyl "underarm" bag from Harmony Bag Co.was all the rage!
The same issue carries this display ad for Harmony Bag Co. on page 58.
June 1942 issue of Luggage & Leather Goods, page 46
Versatile Styles Go Back-To-School\\
Over - the - shoulder Bags, Felts and Knobby Grains Slated For Early Selling
Tall girls will adore this long simulated knobby alligator grain in a rich oxblood shade. The deep flap fits snugly thru loops of the material. This is a "Victory" model with no priorities materials used. From Harmony Bag Co. Inc.
Display ad August 1942 "Luggage & Leather Goods," page 51