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Lancashire Textile Pictures

February 9, 2011 4 comments

The following pictures are taken from J. White, The Limits of Trade Union Militancy: The Lancashire Textile Workers, 1910-1914 (London: Greenwoodpress, 1978) and are the work of the author.

A mule spinner at work. The spinner is piecing up a broken end.

Wilton Mill, near Bury, scene of the 1911 ring spinners’ strike.

Loading raw cotton into the Coldhurt Mill, near Oldham.