Fingers of Steel: Technological Innovation in the United States Knitting Industry, 1850-1914

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Taylor & Francis, 1995 - Business & Economics - 258 pages
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Contents

Progress in the United States Knitting Industry
11
Evolution of the United States Knitting Industry
47
Home to Factory
57
Effect of the Civil War
63
Fullfashioned Knitting
71
Patents Explanatory Tool of Technological
83
Assessing the Impact of Patents
91
The Knitting Machine Needle and
101
TakeUp Mechanisms
123
Development of Stop Motions
131
Summary and Conclusion
145
Patents for Improvements in Knitting Machines
153
David Hasting Hillsn Patent No 749932
235
Selected References
241
Index of Names
253
Copyright

The Yam Supply
117

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