A city of living machines

Casanave, Suki
June 1993
Yankee;Jun93, Vol. 57 Issue 6, p26
Discusses the importance of Lowell, Massachusetts' cotton mills in pushing the Industrial Revolution. Declaration of Lowell as a National Historic Park; Construction of the mills by Francis Cabot Lowell in 1812; Use of the Pawtucket Falls to supply energy requirements of looms; Working conditions in the 1880s; Recruitment of women into the labor force; Information on tour reservations.


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