acushnet cotton mill explosion of 1897

  • Claire T. Carney Library, University of Massachusetts

    Books included from the Claire T. Carney Library Archives and Special Collections, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Strengths are in areas of textile eduion, textile manufacturing and design, local history (Fall River and New Bedford and surrounding communities), and local ethnic

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  • Wamsutta Mills Wikipedia

    Wamsutta Company''s textile mill was founded by Thomas Bennett, Jr. on the banks of the Acushnet River in 1846 and opened in 1848. It was the first of many textile mills that gradually came to overtake whaling as the principal employer in New Bedford. Other mills in the area soon sprang up.

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  • List of mills in Tameside ipfs.io

    This list of mills in Tameside, lists textile factories that have existed in Tameside, Greater Manchester, England.. From the Industrial Revolution until the 20th century, the towns of Tameside were a major centres of textile manufacture, particularly cotton spinning.During this period, the valleys of the River Etherow, River Tame and their tributaries were dominated by large rectangular brick

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  • Macon and the New South, 18771908: Macon Cotton Mills

    This was a common sign of industrialization that came hand in hand with the cotton mills of Macon, Georgia. These mills were one of the most common signs of economic development as the South now manufactured their own cotton products, not simply exporting it to the north.

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  • Pin by adna Wienzek on newbedford in 2019 Fall river

    Woolworth''s Five & Dime 1964 840 Purchase Street, Downtown opened in 1897 and closed in 1971 McDonald''s then took over the property. February Today in the first "five and dime" Woolworth''s opened in Utica, New York. Do you remember shopping at Woolworth''s? Did you have a different "five and dime" in town like Kresge''s?

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  • Magazine Article – threetowners

    It is made from cottonwaste, the waste left on the spindles in the cottonmills. This comes to Ardeer in bales, like bales of finished cotton, and is first washed, to remove all grease and dirt, carded, and reduced to a homogeneous mass in a big mill devoted to these processes.

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  • Le Mars Semi Weekly Sentinel Newspaper Archives, Mar 1, 1897

    His method was to allow the student to " study," and then he would forward a diploma upon the receipt of the money and the answers to a set of questions. He claims to have graduated 907 students last year. Wrecked by a Boiler Explosion. NEW BEDFORD, Mass.'', Feb. 38.— A big boiler in the power house of the Acushnet mills here exploded today.

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  • When cotton was king, city threw party Spirit

    Jun 02, 2011 · Editor''s note: This story is the latest installment in "Past Times," an occasional series about Fall River the way it was long ago. Ideas for future installments should be sent to editor

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  • Historic Disasters: Massachusetts Fires, Train Wrecks

    Revere, MA Train Wreck, Mar 1897 Springfield, MA Train Wreck, Aug 1878 Taunton, MA Train Wreck, May 1853 Worcester, MA Train Wreck, Nov 1883 Acton, MA Powder Mill Explosion, May 1895 Attleboro, MA Chemical Plant Explosion, Jan 1964 Boston, MA ''Molasses Flood'' Tank Explosion, Jan 1919 Clinton, MA Waterworks Aqueduct Explosion, Sept 1896

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  • Visitor''s Guide Suffield CT

    At different times the town boasted two paper mills, its own newspaper, the Impartial Herald, a distillerycider mill, cotton mill, a curative spring called "The Pool" (at

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  • The Goldsboro headlight. (Goldsboro, N.C.) 18931

    The killed were Mrs. William J. Woodward and six children. The boiler house, harness shop and cloth room of the Acushnet Mills, at New Bedford, Mass., were wrecked bv a boiler explosion, Monday. Two men were killed instantly, a dozen or more operatives were injured, and the whole city was thrown into a state of intense excitement.

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  • Bombay Photo Images[ Mumbai]: Timeline of Mumbai600B.C

    Jan 15, 2011 ·񎤾 — First cotton mill started. 1857 — University of Bombay established. 1897 — Haffkine announces plague vaccine, tests it on himself and on volunteers from Byculla Jail. 14 April 1944 — Bombay Harbour Explosion kills scores of people and hurls debris up to 3 km away.

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  • List of mills in Bolton Wikipedia

    This list of mills in Bolton lists textile factories which existed at one time or another in the Borough of Bolton, Greater Manchester, England.. From the Industrial Revolution until the 20th century, Bolton was a major centre of textile manufacture, particularly cotton spinning.During this period, Bolton was dominated by large rectangular brickbuilt factories, many of which still remain

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  • Steinman: George Steinman Papers LancasterHistory

    Call Number: MG184 1 album, 4 boxes x folders 2.5 cubic ft. Repository: LancasterHistory.org (Lancaster, Pa.) Shelving Loion: Archives South, Side 4 Description: The album, compiled by George Steinman, contains many photographs of buildings, tombstones, monuments and scenes of Lancaster city and county. Ephemera and newspaper articles are among the photographs.

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  • TOWERING SALVATION South Boston ia News

    The mill, which may have begun production in another facility as early as 1897, was a product of the cotton industrial explosion that swept the Cotton Belt South at the end of the nineteenth century and the beginning of the twentieth.

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  • List of mills in Tameside ipfs.io

    This list of mills in Tameside, lists textile factories that have existed in Tameside, Greater Manchester, England.. From the Industrial Revolution until the 20th century, the towns of Tameside were a major centres of textile manufacture, particularly cotton spinning.During this period, the valleys of the River Etherow, River Tame and their tributaries were dominated by large rectangular brick

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  • The Fairfield news and herald., October 13, 1897, Image 1

    The prosperity of thecotton mills of Columbia is dear to The State it has had a good deal to do with their establishment. Bat they can alford to pay as good prices for cotton as any mills in the South. Sj with the cotton buyers unconnected with the local mills. We wish them profi i

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  • The Barre daily times. (Barre, Vt.) 18971959, May 20

    IN COTTON MILLS Has Been Recommended to Mill Owners By National Association of Cot ton Manufacturers. Boston, May 20. A general increase of 15 per cent in the wages of cotton mill employes in New England and elsewhere in the north, where plants are operating on a 48hour basis, Iius been recommend ed to the mill owners, according to an

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  • Malcolm Bull''s Calderdale Companion : Mills & Mines : N

    Imposing mill on the road into West Vale from Salterhebble. Built on the Black Brook. The steampowered woollen / worsted mill was designed by Horsfall''s and built in 18761877. The mill was extended in 1878 [when offices and a house were added], in 1885 [when a warehouse was added], and in 1919. The mill chimney was demolished in 199?.

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  • Cotton_factory photos on Flickr Flickr

    Flickr photos, groups, and tags related to the "Cotton_factory" Flickr tag.

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  • WOODHOUSE MILL freepages.rootsweb.com

    Woodhouse Mill, Langfield, is, or rather was, occupied by Messrs. Ingham Brothers, as a cotton mill, and stood in that part of Todmorden called Castle Street. It stood flanking the hillside, was a substantially built edifice, five storeys in height, 30 yards long, fifteen

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  • Malcolm Bull''s Calderdale Companion : Mills & Mines : C

    3storey cottoncarding and spinning mill driven by a waterwheel.It was built in 1786 by John Fielden on his land at Clough Farm.This was the first waterpowered cottonmill in Todmorden. The mill was then used by his new partnership, Fielden & Travis, both partners living in houses attached to the mill. William Fielden and his brothers were here [from 1818].

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  • WikiZero Beverly, Massachusetts

    Loion in the United States. Coordinates: 42䓡′30″N 70䓴′48″W  /  42.55833°N 70.88000°W  / Country

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  • cotton mills at samlesbury bottoms royalcrescentgroup.in

    Samlesbury Bottoms Mill was established on the River Darwen in 1784 by John and James Smith, William Slater, and Peter Ellingthorp, Rixon and Henry Slater the Smiths and Slater appear to have been responsible for the running of the mill, whilst the other capital venturists were concerned with the buying of cotton and the selling of twist.

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  • The Fairfield news and herald., October 13, 1897, Image 1

    The prosperity of thecotton mills of Columbia is dear to The State it has had a good deal to do with their establishment. Bat they can alford to pay as good prices for cotton as any mills in the South. Sj with the cotton buyers unconnected with the local mills. We wish them profi i

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  • Malcolm Bull''s Calderdale Companion : Mills & Mines : C

    3storey cottoncarding and spinning mill driven by a waterwheel.It was built in 1786 by John Fielden on his land at Clough Farm.This was the first waterpowered cottonmill in Todmorden. The mill was then used by his new partnership, Fielden & Travis, both partners living in houses attached to the mill. William Fielden and his brothers were here [from 1818].

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  • in the Parish of Ashton under Lyne Lancashire

    in the Parish of Ashton under Lyne Marriages recorded in the Register for 1896 1920 Marriage: 5 Sep 1896 Stamford St Methodist New Connexion, Ashton under Lyne, Lancs. Harry Fernley 19, Piecer, Bachelor, 3 Queen Street, Dukinfield Christina James 20, Winder, Spinster, 33 Union Road, Hurst Brook

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  • Timeline of Labor History in Pennsylvania

    Militant strikes of women cotton mill workers in Allegheny City (now part of Pittsburgh) struck for the tenhour workday and formed the tenhour campaign in western Pennsylvania cotton mills. (#4) Rescue of Anthony Hollingsworth. "On June 26, 1845, this 12 yearold fugitive slave was captured by slave hunters.

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  • weldon''s in Collectibles eBay

    "Weldon''s Factory Ruins" ACUSHNET Cotton Mill—Rare Antique NEW BEDFORD UDB 1905. PreOwned. $19.99. Buy It Now PRE 1906 ACUSHNET MASSACHUSETTS*WELDON''S FACTORY RUINS*1st COTTON MILL IN MASS. $12.50. FAST ''N FREE. or Best Offer. Guaranteed by Thu, Aug Antique Extra Supplement To Weldon''s Ladies Journal 1897 . PreOwned. $6.07. From

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  • New Bedford History 1890 1899 net

    1897 Feb. 27 There was a massive boiler explosion at the Acushnet Mills and at least 2 people killed outright and more than a dozen workers injured. A building almost a quarter mile distant was nearly demolished by flying metal debris. A large piece of a boiler landed in a police station that was 700 feet from its launch site.

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  • Early history db0nus869y26v.cloudfront.net

    Eventually, dams and mills were constructed at five loions called "privileges" in Dedham and in what is now the Readville section of Hyde Park, which was originally part of Dedham. Mother Brook provided water power at various times for industrial mills of several types, for the manufacture of cotton, wool, paper, wire, and carpets.

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  • FSTS Sources Papers ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE CENTRAL

    Minneapolis Cotton Mill/Excelsior Mill, 618620 S. 1st St. (18701961) Dorillus Morrison built the Minneapolis Cotton Mill in 1870 on the east side of the canal. The building was a twostory stone structure with a brick front. Seamless bags, carpet warps, and cotton bats were manufactured there.

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  • Chronology of Scottish History 1600 to 1899

    Chronology of Scottish History. Chronology of Scottish History Part Two (1600 1899) Death of businessman and philanthropist David Dale who established the cotton mills at New Lanark, in partnership with Arkwright, the inventor of the "Spinning Jenny." A firedamp explosion at Blantyre Colliery killed 207 miners.

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  • cotton mills at samlesbury bottoms royalcrescentgroup.in

    Samlesbury Bottoms Mill was established on the River Darwen in 1784 by John and James Smith, William Slater, and Peter Ellingthorp, Rixon and Henry Slater the Smiths and Slater appear to have been responsible for the running of the mill, whilst the other capital venturists were concerned with the buying of cotton and the selling of twist.

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  • Magazine Article – threetowners

    It is made from cottonwaste, the waste left on the spindles in the cottonmills. This comes to Ardeer in bales, like bales of finished cotton, and is first washed, to remove all grease and dirt, carded, and reduced to a homogeneous mass in a big mill devoted to these processes.

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