Hand Loom v PowerLoom

DESCRIPTION: "Come all you cotton weavers, Your looms you must pull down, You must get employed in factories...." The power looms are displacing the old weavers. They must work for a hard overseer. They will have little leisure and low pay
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1865 (Harland, according to Raven)
KEYWORDS: weaving hardtimes work technology boss
FOUND IN: Britain(England(North))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
ADDITIONAL: Jon Raven, _VIctoria's Inferno: Songs of the Old Mills, Mines, Manufacturies, Canals, and Railways_, Roadside Press, 1978, pp. 117-119, "Hand Loom v Power Loom" (1 text, 1 tune)
File: JRVI117

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