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that the first person in the world to build a textile factory was a former wigmaker?

In 1771 in the village of Cromford, not far from Nottingham, a British citizen and former wigmaker by the name of Richard Arkwright invented...
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Kenneth Hudson (1916 – 99)

Kenneth Hudson was one of the pioneers of the study of industrial heritage, not only in his native England but across most of Europe. He was...
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News

| Join in: "LINKING EUROPE"- the new projekt for ERIH members started

The object exhibition "Linking Europe" focuses on the traces and testimonials of...  more

| Lecture Series: Quo Vadis Industrial Heritage?

On November 13, World Heritage Site Völklingen Iron Works will be launching a public...  more

| Bologna 2018: Review of the ERIH Annual Conference

This year the ERIH family met in Bologna, surrounded by Italian culture and...  more

| "Twinning of Sites": Silesia visits Rhineland

From 19 - 23 August 2018, the LVR Industrial Museum in Oberhausen (D) hosted...  more

| 17 - 20 September 2018: ERIH pilot programme “Twinning Of Sites” has started

The Museum of the History of Katowice (Muzeum Historii Katowic) and Association...  more

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