Industrial Revolution - Spencer Ltd Cotton Mill in Burnley. A focus on productivity took the forefront during this design period. With the increase of metal recourses, much of this periods interiors relied on the use of metals such as iron.
The Way We Were: When cotton was king and Manchester led Industrial Revolution
Before child labor laws, February Addie Card, 12 years old, anemic little spinner in North Pownal Cotton Mill, Vermont. Girls in mill say she is ten years. She admitted to me she was twelve; that she started during school vacation and would "stay.