View of Schuylkill at the Falls

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Image Description:
View of the water-mill powered textile manufacturing complex that developed on the rapids of the Schuylkill river at "the falls" in the early nineteenth century. This location is now known as East Falls.
Printed Matter
Historical Society of Pennsylvania print collection
Library of Congress Subjects:
Industrial revolution--United States [info:lc/authorities/subjects/sh2009127111]
textile manufacture [info:lc/vocabulary/ethnographicTerms/afset018486]
Cotton mills [info:lc/vocabulary/graphicMaterials/tgm002617]
Manayunk (Philadelphia, Pa.) [info:lc/authorities/names/n97039096]
Schuylkill River (Pa.) [info:lc/authorities/subjects/sh85118517]