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Sunday, March 27, 2011

Spinning the Web (UK)

Spinning the Web (UK)Spinning the Web brings together for the first time a unique collection of some 20,000 items from the libraries, museums and archives of North West England which tell the story of the Lancashire Cotton Industry. Spinning the Web invites users to search the collection or to explore these extraordinary times through a series of themes:

* Overview - an account of the period between 1760 to the present day
* Places - the impact of cotton on villages, towns and cities
* People - living and working in the mills
* Industry - how cotton was made and sold
* Clothing & products - uses of cotton

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