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The Way We Were: When cotton was king and Manchester led Industrial Revolution

The Way We Were: When cotton was king and Manchester led Industrial Revolution - Manchester Evening News

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from Cube Breaker

Remarkable Photos of Child Labor During the Industrial Revolution

The reading, "Child Labor and Factory Acts" discussed the decline of child labor that occurred as the laws began to be set into place. There was also a decline in child labor in 1835 when the technology changed from water to steam power in the factories.

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Manchester to revive Britain's textile trade with reborn Cottonopolis

Volunteers needed to excavate Bolton’s industrial past - Manchester Gazette. And this is why we were always black when we went back for a visit, so much soot everywhere.

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from Mail Online

One Nation? Ed Miliband doesn't stand a chance in Britain's money-mad trashocracy, says a leading historian

John Spencer Ltd Cotton Mill in Burnley. Nicholas Higgins comes from this mill town in Lancashire.

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wow. I just couldn't stop looking at this picture. These are hard working women from a cotton mill in the year 1909.

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Lancashire, Cotton Mills Worker

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Lancashire Cotton Mill Worker Photographic Print - AllPosters.co.uk

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BRITISH COTTON INDUSTRY EVERYDAY LIFE BRITISH COTTON MILL LANCASHIRE ENGLAND UK 1945 (D 26003)

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from Today in Labor History

September 15, 1845

September 15, 1845: Earlier in the year, 5,000 women cotton mill workers in and around Pittsburgh go on strike for a 10-hour day and an end to child labor. Months into the strike, hundreds marched on the Blackstock Mill, one of the largest in the area. The women broke down the factory's gates and forcibly expelled the scabs, while the men who accompanied them kept the police at bay.

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Gayle Mill, Wensleydale, UK Built in 1776 it has what is believed to be the world's oldest surviving water turbine still in its original situation, the mill is open to the public

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