• Boott Cotton Mills Museum with Trolley

    Lowell

    National Historical Park Massachusetts

Lowell Notes

Lowell Notes

Lowell Notes

Lowell Notes are historic sketches of the people and places which make up the stories of Lowell National Historical Park
 
Topic Description Download
Lucy Larcom Writer, teacher, poet pdf
Nathan Appleton Boston Associate pdf
Sarah Bagley
Mill worker and activist
pdf
Boarding House Boarding house system for employees pdf
Kirk Boott Mill manager in early Lowell pdf
James B. Francis Industrial leader in early Lowell pdf
Harnessing Water Development of waterpower and canals pdf
Patrick Tracy Jackson Boston Associate pdf
Abbott Lawrence Boston Associate pdf

Did You Know?

Industrial Canyon, Lowell, MA

Protests came to Lowell in the mid-1830s. Mill management...twice reduced the take-home pay of women workers. Faced with growing inventories and falling prices, owners believed the only way to sustain profits was to cut labor costs. The mill workers were not willing to accept this logic.