Essays from the Lowell Conference on Industrial History, 1980 and 1981 by Lowell Conference on Industrial History (1980)

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Statementedited by Robert Weible, Oliver Ford, Paul Marion.
ContributionsWeible, Robert., Ford, Oliver., Marion, Paul, 1954-, Lowell Conference on Industrial History (1981)
LC ClassificationsHC103 .E84 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination172 p. :
Number of Pages172
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3795307M
ISBN 10096074780X
LC Control Number81085061

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Dublin, Thomas, "The Lowell Mills and the Countryside: The Social Origins of Women Factory Workers, ," in Weible, Robert; Ford, Oliver; and Marion, Paul (editors), Essays from the Lowell Conference on Industrial History, and Lowell Conference on Industrial History, 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.

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The Lowell Experiment: Public History in a Postindustrial City (University of Massachusetts Press, ) is an ethnographic study of public historians at work in the former textile city of Lowell, Massachusetts, which has invested heavily in what is sometimes called “culture-led redevelopment” as a way to reinvent itself after deindustrialization.

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United States Synopsis. After a factory town grew up along the banks of the Merrimack River at Pawtucket Falls in Chelmsford, Massachusetts, which by had become the mill town of Lowell. History poem by Robert Lowell.

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