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The velvet carpet loom has been installed in the School of Textiles at North Carolina State College and will enable the school to strengthen its instructional program in weaving, July 1951.

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Title:
The velvet carpet loom has been installed in the School of Textiles at North Carolina State College and will enable the school to strengthen its instructional program in weaving, July 1951.
Topics:
Community and Extension
Subjects:
Textile machinery
Teachers
Original Format:
Black-and-white print (photograph); 8 x 10 inches
Item identifier:
0008349
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Description:
Title continues: The complex loom is said to be the first such machine to be owned by any college or university in the United States. Inspecting the loom following its installation are professor Benjamin L. Whittier, left, head of the Department of Fabric Development and Construction in the State College School of Textiles, and Samuel Green of Thomsonville, Connecticut, weave room supervisor of the Bigelow-Sanford Carpet Company, Inc. donor of the loom.
Genre:
Action photographs
Photographs
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Location:
Raleigh (N.C)
Digital Project:
University Archives Photographs
Green 'N' Growing

Source information

Repository:
Special Collections Research Center at NCSU Libraries
Collection:
College of Textiles. Equipment and machinery (UA023.017.024) held by
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Funding:
Digitization of this image was partially supported with federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds made possible through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.

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