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Education


Museum L-A is a great place for teachers and students of all ages!

Learn about:

  • Local and immigrant mill workers
  • The Industrial Revolution
  • Textile manufacturing process
  • Child labor
  • Machinery -then and now
  • Urban growth
  • Civil War impact on production
  • Shoe shops made 25,000,000 pair (1922)
  • Production and foreign competition
  • Employees buy out of Bates Mfg.
  • The closing of seven mills