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GM-11781-78

City of Waltham (Waltham, MA 02452-5580)
Michael Brewster Folson (Project Director: January 1979 to present)

Waltham Historic Industrial Exhibit

To explain the history of the Boston Manufacturing Company mill complex in Waltham, the site of the first modern factory in the world and the birthplace of American power weaving. An exhibit will be created for the lobby area of a public housing project into which the mill complex is being redeveloped, and educational programs for buildings, local schools, and libraries will be designed.

Project fields:
History, General

Program:
Museums and Historical Organizations, Humanities Projects in

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$8,668 (approved)
$8,668 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/1979 – 12/31/1979