Amoskeag Manufacturing Company, The: A History of Enterprise by Aurore Eaton,Robert B. Perreault

By Aurore Eaton,Robert B. Perreault

Amoskeag production corporation skilled striking development following its founding in 1831. The complicated corporation constructed land and water strength and produced rifle muskets for the Union military in the course of the Civil warfare. the USA fell in love with the attractive, long-lasting colours and caliber of Amoskeag�s iconic gingham. The company�s historical past is one in every of engineering genius and invention, enlightened urban making plans and visionary management. it's also the tale of the employees, together with hundreds of thousands of keen immigrants who got here to Manchester looking monetary chance and private freedom. the corporate struggled via hard work disputes and conflicts among economics and altruism. whilst the doorways eventually closed in 1936, neighborhood company leaders kept the valuables from abandonment and prolonged the Amoskeag legacy via a brand new wave of prosperity. writer Aurore Eaton explores this innovative and its lasting importance in Manchester.

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