Concise description of the textile industry as a family enterprise before the Industrial Revolution. Links to textile inventors, brief history of the cotton industry, and chronology of textile manufacture during the Industrial Revolution. From The Open Door web site.
Extensive historical information on past and present cotton yarn spinning and fabric weaving mills of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County, USA. Photo galleries, and survey and research reports. From the Historic Landmarks Commission site.
Abstract of a paper on the causes of the economic crisis in the traditional English textile manufacturing centers during the period between 1290 and 1340 CE. Full paper on PDF files. Author: John H. Munro.
Excerpts of a book on the industrialization of New England, as it started with the development of mechanised textile mills. Drawings of contemporary mills and machinery, and descriptions of production processes. Author: J. E. Hayes III.