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

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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

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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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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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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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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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Shawls and clogs, good humour and good neighbourliness. This group of Lancashire mill girls typifies the spirit of the cotton mills. Undated

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