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Back to the Roots of American Textile Production

A couple of weeks ago, we had the opportunity to take a field trip to Massachusetts. We took advantage of this moment to feed our ongoing obsession with the town of Lowell, MA. The story of Lowell is that of a town perpetually on the make--a tale of riches and rags...and rags to riches. There may be no place that better exemplifies the boom-bust cycle of modern capitalism, and the tale began (as it often does) with a small group of men with ambitious goals and a vision...

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