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Title: early 19c Industrialization in America


1
Samuel Slater(Father of the Factory System)
2
Began First American Factory
  • Worked in a British cotton mill
  • Memorized latest textile machinery technology
  • Started mill in Pawtucket, Rhode Island using
    water power
  • 1793
  • Initially tried to use only child workers
  • Instead brought in entire families built
    company owned housing and stores

3
Early Textile Loom
4
Francis C. Lowell
  • Visited British textile plants in 1811
  • Memorized plans of British power loom
  • Lowell develops first mill in Waltham
  • Creates the Boston Manufacturing Company
  • River in Waltham not strong enough

5
The Lowell/Waltham SystemFirst Dual-Purpose
Textile Plant
Francis Cabot Lowells town - 1814
6
Francis Lowells Ideas Work!
  • In 1823 he creates a new mill on the Merrimack
    River
  • This becomes the Merrimack Manufacturing Company
  • He see so much success he continues to open more
    mills in this area.
  • Establishes the city of Lowell

7
Lowell in 1850
8
Lowell becomes Massachusetts third city
  • And by 1848 the largest industrial center in the
    world

9
New England Dominance in Textiles
10
American Population Centers in 1820
11
American Population Centers in 1860
12
Lowell Mill
13
Starting for Lowell
14
Lowell Girls
What was their typical profile?
15
Irish Immigrant Girls at Work
16
Lowell Mills Time Table
17
Lowell Boarding Houses
What was boardinghouse life like?
18
Im a Factory Girl Filled with Wishes
I'm a factory girlEveryday filled with fearFrom
breathing in the poison airWishing for
windows!I'm a factory girlTired from the 13
hours of work each dayAnd we have such low
payWishing for shorten work times!I'm a factory
girlNever having enough time to eatNor to rest
my feetWishing for more free time!I'm a factory
girlSick of all this harsh conditionsMaking me
want to sign the petition!So do what I ask for
because I am a factory girlAnd I'm hereby
speaking for all the rest!
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