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A century of American wool manufacture, 1790-1890

by S. N. D. North

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Published by The Rockwell and Churchill press in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wool industry,
  • Woolen and worsted manufacture

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9895 .N8
    The Physical Object
    Paginationcover-title, 81 p.
    Number of Pages81
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25230046M
    LC Control Number10010022

    Books shelved as 20th-century-american-history: The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl by Timothy Egan. Twentieth century publication. The Southern cotton spinners' association. United States of America. [American Cotton Manufacturers Association] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This reproduction was printed from a digital file created at the Library of Congress as part of an extensive scanning effort started with a generous donation from the .

    A clipper was a type of midth-century merchant sailing ship, designed for ped from a type of schooner known as Baltimore clippers, clipper ships had three masts and a square were generally narrow for their length, small by later 19th century standards, could carry limited bulk freight, and had a large total sail area. Clipper ships were mostly constructed in . The development of textile and clothing manufacture in prehistory has been the subject of a number of scholarly studies since the late 20th century. These sources have helped to provide a coherent history of these prehistoric developments. Evidence suggests that humans may have begun wearing clothing as far back as , to , years ago.

    cotton or wool manufactory in the first third of the century was, of course, the American home with only a few workers. Most factories, too, had but few workers. Even by typical Massachusetts factories 2 V. S. Clark, History of Manufactures in the United States, McGraw-Hill, , Vol.i, p. Cited by: 7. The cotton industry in Britain had grown significantly by the 19th century, outpacing the export of wool by It experienced a crisis that came to be known as the "Lancashire Cotton Famine" when cotton exports from the American South were blockaded during the American Civil War.


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