Unraveled Threads: Deindustrialization, Postindustrialization, and the Transformation of Connecticut Textile Mill Towns: An Exhibit

  • Organization Name:
    Windham Textile & History Museum

  • Organization City:
    Willimantic

  • Amount Awarded:
    $1585

  • Fiscal Year:
    FY18

  • Grant Summary:

    This project explores the decline and fall of the Connecticut textile industry (deindustrialization, 1880-2000) and the subsequent transition to a postindustrial economy (postindustrialization) now underway in the state’s former textile mill towns. The exhibit includes permanent display boards and video, so that it can be recreated later in other venues to stimulate public discussion.


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