Essays from the Lowell Conference on Industrial History, 1982 and 1983
These papers, taken from the 1985 Lowell Conference, focus on the public's understanding of its industrial heritage. They also explore the ways in which museums, historic sites, community-based historical programs, corporate public relations efforts, and films determine our popular perceptions of the industrial past.
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