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Lowell: The Mill City

Lowell Historical Society - History - 2005 - 128 pages
From its birth in 1826, Lowell has thrived, declined, and been resurrected as a mill city. Today, it is celebrated for its rich history. These postcards from the 1890s to the ...
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Richard P. Howe Jr. - History - 2015 - 96 pages
Lowell, Massachusetts, stands apart as an exceptional city. Bursting onto the scene in the 1820s, Lowell quickly became the workshop of America, powered by the mighty Merrimack ...
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Lowell Irish

David D. McKean - History - 2016 - 160 pages
Irish immigrants streamed into the mills of Lowell, Massachusetts, at the start of the Industrial Revolution, fleeing poverty and later the Great Hunger. Irish families ...
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John Pendergast - History - 1996 - 128 pages
In 1604, Sieur De Monts wrote, "The Indians speak of a beautiful river far to the South, which they call Merrimac." The common thread that runs through the history of Lowell is ...
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Jay Pendergast - History - 1997 - 128 pages
When we think of Lowell, Massachusetts, and the historic part the city played in the American Industrial Revolution we often conjure up powerful images of mills and machinery ...
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Mill and Mansion: Architecture and Society in Lowell, Massachusetts, 1820-1865

John Coolidge - Architecture - 1942 - 261 pages
Available for the first time in paperback, this pioneering work has long been a model for interdisciplinary scholarship in American urban and cultural studies. For this second ...
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Dracut Revisited

Rebecca A. Duda - History - 2012 - 127 pages
Dracut's diverse landscape, ranging from pastoral fields to vestiges of former textile mills, alludes to a history just as diverse, which can be traced back to 1665. The town ...
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