Slater's dream : Slater's cotton spinner
Teaching Film Custodians abridged classroom version of a Cavalcade of America television series episode, "Slater's Dream" (season 1, episode 17), which originally aired May 13th, 1953 on NBC-TV. Samuel Slater, a young Englishman, came to America in 1790, struggling to reconstruct from memory the cotton spinner, the plan of which England guarded to insure a monopoly on cotton manufacture. Unable to reconstruct the English machine, Slater perfects his own spinner and introduces a new industry to the United States.
Teaching Film Custodians; Indiana University Audio-Visual Center
Educational; Historical; Biographical (Nonfiction)
- Physical Description
1 Film (0:20:45); 16mm
Broadcast Date: 1953
Copyright Date: 1953
- Other Identifiers
IULMIA Film Database: 40000003180363; Other: GR00468240; MDPI Barcode: 40000003180363
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