• History of Irish LinenAbout Linen

    Irish linen experienced somewhat of a revival during the American Civil War when there were disruptions to the supply of cotton reaching Europe. There was a shortage of cotton goods known as the Cotton Famine on the world market and Irish linen took up the slack. There was significant expansion in the industry and for many enormous profits.

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  • What Are The Different Types of Pneumoconiosis Lung

    Workers in flax mills cotton mills hemp mills and other similar environments are at risk for this form of the disease. BerylliosisThis type of pneumoconiosis develops from exposure to the element beryllium. This is a rarer form of the disease that mainly affects electrical workers or aerospace materials workers. Treating pneumoconiosis

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  • Sir Harry Lauder Scottish entertainer Britannica

    Feb 22 2020 · Sir Harry Lauder Scottish music-hall comedian who excited enthusiasm throughout the English-speaking world as singer and composer of simplehearted Scottish songs. While a child half-timer in a flax mill he won singing competitions but worked in a coal mine for 10 years before joining a concert

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  • Flax Industrial History of Cumbria

    These photos are from the MDS Collection many of them taken by Mike Davies-Shiel in the 1960s and later. Click here to read more about growing and processing flax by hand and here to find out more about the production of linen and other materials from the fibres. Follow this link for a general map showing flax and hemp production in the Central Lakes and another showing local evidence for

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