Empires of Industry

Empires of Industry

Textiles, Birth of An American Industry

DVD - 2002
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Tells the story of America's first real industry, the textile industry, beginning with Samuel Slater and Slater's Mill in Pawtucket, R.I., then the Boston Associates' development of America's first industrial city, Lowell, Mass., and up to the present. Discusses child labor and labor conflicts and the changes brought by new technologies all along the way.
Publisher: New York : A & E Home Video : Distributed in the U.S. by New Video Group, [2002]
Branch Call Number: 6.77 Em
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 50 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in


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