1. Handmade Portraits: Alabama Chanin

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    from Etsy Added 36.9K 182 7

    What began as a clothing line producing hand-sewn T-shirts, Alabama Chanin (http://www.alabamachanin.com) now empowers local economies across the South. Read the Etsy blog post: http://etsy.me/chaninblog.

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    • Rightwing rises as the mills collapse?

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      from Rakesh Sharma Added

      Gomtipur (Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India) was once called the Manchester of Gujarat. Did the decline of the mills contribute to the rise of the rightwing? This as an excerpt from my upcoming film. Principal…

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      • The ‘border': The anatomy of violence

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        from Rakesh Sharma Added

        Life at the 'border' during a riot - a walk through a Dalit lane in Ahmedabad's Gomtipur, once the thriving textile mill belt of Gujarat, called the "Manchester of India" This…

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        • John Curl on the Industrial Revolution, Slavery and the Textile Industry

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          More from Jai Jai Noire's interview with author and worker cooperative member, John Curl, who discusses the effects of the Industrial Revolution on U.S. slavery in the South and the labor of…

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          • "Poor Mouth" Rehearsal Footage

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            This is the first section of a three-section piece that investigates Southern Piedmont textile mill culture as it existed before the great depression. For more information about "Poor Mouth"…

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            • Biddeford's textile mills history - a tour

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              from LearnMe Added

              This tour was sponsored by the Biddeford Mills Museum and Heart of Biddeford organizations. The expert guides were Don Guilleroult and Peter Lamontagne, former mill employees. The mills were heart…

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              • Path through Providence

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                from Sarah Rhoads Added 21 0 0

                I took a walk beginning at the Point Street Bridge, and took an undetermined path through the Jewelry District and eventually made it downtown along Weybosset Street and then back to the river. I…

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