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Lowell, a city of spindles

by Lowell (Mass.). Trades and Labor Council.

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Published by Lawler & company, printers in [Lowell .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Labor laws and legislation -- Massachusetts,
  • Lowell (Mass.) -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementpub. by the Trades and labor council of Lowell, Mass. Being a series of illustrated historical articles pertaining to the social and industrial growth of Lowell, with a compilation of the laws relating to labor.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF74.L9 L967
    The Physical Object
    Pagination456 p. incl. front.,
    Number of Pages456
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17869724M
    LC Control Number12002454
    OCLC/WorldCa893355

    - Explore robertrgrenier's board "Lowell & mills" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Lowell mills, Lowell massachusetts and Cotton mill pins. Lowell Mills. In , most of the goods used by an American family were either made in the home or obtained from a local craftsperson. One of the first steps in the shift to the factory system was cottage labor, in which unfinished materials were distributed to workers (usually women) in their homes, to be completed and returned to the manufacturer.

    The city of Lowell was started in the s as a money-making venture and social project referred to as "The Lowell Experiment", and quickly became the United States' largest textile center. However, within approximately a century, the decline and collapse of that industry in New England placed the city into a deep Rating: % positive. Immigration in Lowell: New Waves of Nativism Matthew Lavallee (AM , Paper 3) Read the instructor’s introduction Download this essay. America’s engagement with industrial capitalism began in the early nineteenth century, as the convergence of capital, labor, waterpower, and innovative technology produced the great textile mills of Lowell, Massachusetts.

    The history of Lowell, Massachusetts, is closely tied to its location along the Pawtucket Falls of the Merrimack River, from being an important fishing ground for the Pennacook tribe to providing water power for the factories that formed the basis of the city's economy for a century. The city of Lowell was started in the s as a money-making venture and social project referred to as . Lowell, city, Middlesex county, northeastern Massachusetts, U.S. It lies at the junction of the Concord and Merrimack rivers, 25 miles (40 km) northwest of Boston. It was the country’s first planned industrial town. The site was originally settled in as .


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Mind Amongst the Spindles: A Selection from the Lowell Offering: A Miscellany Wholly Composed by the Factory Girls of an American City Author: Lowell Offering. Excerpt from Lowell: A City of Spindles In presenting to the public this History of our city, the Trades and Labor Council through their committee desire to return their thanks to all who have kindly aided us in making a success of our undertaking, especially are our thanks due to the merchants of our city for the uniform kindness they have evinced in calling public attention to Author: Lowell Trades and Labor Council.

Lowell, a city of spindles; Item Preview remove-circle Lowell, a city of spindles; by Lowell (Mass.). Trades and Labor Council. Publication date Topics Labor laws and legislation -- Massachusetts, Lowell (Mass.) -- History Publisher [Lowell, Lawler &.

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Search and browse yearbooks online. The "City of Spindles", as Lowell came to be known, quickly became the center of the Industrial Revolution in America. New, large scale machinery, which had come to dominate the production of cloth bywas being rapidly developed in lockstep with the equally new ways of organizing workers for mass production.

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Recommended values for precision boring/turning 47 Tbl 2. Recommended values for precision milling 47 Tbl 3. Recommended values for drilling 47 Tbl Size: 1MB. The "City of Spindles," as Lowell came to be known, quickly became the center of the Industrial Revolution in America.

New, large scale machinery, which had come to dominate the production of cloth bywas being rapidly developed in lockstep with the equally new ways of organizing workers for mass production. Lowell was known as the ‘City of Spindles’, and for most of the nineteenth century, these spindles were being turned by young Irish women.

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The Lowell System was a labor production model invented by Francis Cabot Lowell in Massachusetts in the 19th century. The system was designed so that every step of the manufacturing process was done under one roof and the work was performed by young adult women instead of children or young men.

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