Hello Students, if you are interested in being a buyer, check out this internship opportunity. Please email me if you are interested firstname.lastname@example.org Location: Windsor 9603 Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670 Type of internship: Non paid internship for school credit only Description: Interns will assist buying office. Tasks will vary depending on the day of… Continue reading Buying office internship
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“A Devil in Petticoats” and Just Cause: Patterns of Punishment in Two New England Textile Factories Punishment has been ingrained in the social structure of the factory from the very beginning because the coordination of a complex division of labor entails exercise of authority, and where orders are given there is a potential for disobedience. While… Continue reading Sweatshops
Industrial Revolution Cotton Gin Eli Whitney? Spinning Wheel The spinning wheel is an ancient invention that turned plant and animal fibers into thread or yarn, which were then woven into cloth on a loom. However, no one knows who invented the first spinning wheel, but it most likely originated in India between 500 and 1000… Continue reading Cotton Gin, Spinning Jenny, Jacquard Loom and industrial knitting.
Students our final class meeting will be held virtually. Please post on your blog, your research essay and your instructional by 10:00 am on Thursday Dec. 8. Best Professor Lung
London Sewing Machine Museum “Peacefully Working to Conquer the World:” The Singer Manufacturing Company in Foreign Markets, 1854-1889 With typical Yankee push, the American sewing machine of the 1850’s was publicized and quickly accepted as the great American labor-saving machine which people around the world could use for fun or profit. The industry was… Continue reading Sewing Machine
Haute Couture Lecture prepared from: Haute Couture and Pret-a-porter mode 1750-2000 Municipal Museum of the Hague, 1998 Mantua GownThe dress worn by women of the upper class usually consisted in the third quarter of the 18th century of a long open gown worn over a petticoat. Special occasion and bridal clothing was still the… Continue reading Couture System