Putting Human Faces on the Textile Industry: The Workers of the Amoskeag Manufacturing Company

Presenter: Robert Perreault

Daily life for the Amoskeag Manufacturing Company's textile worker was not easy. Robert Perreault sheds light on how people from a variety of European countries as well as from French Canada made the transition from an agrarian to an industrial society and how that change affected families, cultures, the nature of work, and relationships among workers themselves.

Event Details


Monday, March 21, 2022 6:00pm


Portsmouth Public Library
175 Parrot Avenue
Portsmouth NH 03801

Hosted By:

Portsmouth College Women's Club

Contact Info:

Mary DeBerry