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David Macaulay : Mill Times / Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.).

Format Electronic and Video (Streaming)
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2011], ©2001.
Description1 streaming video file (60 min.) : sound, color, digital file.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Other author/creatorMacaulay, David.
Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Other author/creatorPublic Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Portion of title Mill Times
Series The David Macaulay Series
David Macaulay Series. UNAUTHORIZED
Contents Mills Change Daily Life (2:18) -- Sponsors: David Macaulay: Mill Times (0:30) -- Preparing Cloth (3:19) -- Spinning Mills (2:40) -- Thread Mills Come to America (2:57) -- Huntington Mill (3:32) -- Mill Dams (2:11) -- Progress of Mills (4:07) -- Changes for Huntington Mill (3:55) -- Dam Disputes for Huntington Mill (3:05) -- The Lowell Girls (5:11) -- Opportunities at Northgate Mill (2:42) -- Tough Times for Northgate Mill (3:25) -- Growth of Harrisville, New Hampshire (3:00) -- Success of New England's Textile Mills Varies (2:11) -- A Future Out West? (4:28) -- Slatersville (3:02) -- New England Textile Industry a Shadow of Former Self (2:27) -- Credits: David Macaulay: Mill Times (1:31)
Abstract This animated program centers on a small New England community similar to Pawtucket, Rhode Island, where Samuel Slater established America's first textile mill. Live action hosted by David Macaulay, takes viewers from Manchester, England, to Lowell, Massachusetts, explaining technological changes that transformed the making of textiles, a key component of the Industrial Revolution that swept across Europe and America in the late 18th century.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on August 21, 2011.
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest age level Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 6 & up.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginally produced: Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), 2001.
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Publisher number44215s Films Media Group
Publisher number44220 Films Media Group

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