A new order of things: how the textile industry transformed New England

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University Press of New England, Nov 1, 2002 - Business & Economics - 156 pages
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A lavishly-illustrated social history of the manufacture that did most to transform the character of New England and of America.

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An Overview of the Textile Trade i
Spinning Cotton in New England
The Wool Carding Machine Comes to New England

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PAUL E. RIVARD served as Director of the American Textile History Museum in Lowell, MA, from 1991 to 1999, and as Curator of Technology through 2001. He has also served as Director of the Maine State Museum, the Slater Mill Historic Site. He works today planning exhibitions for a number of New England museums.

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