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FRA-00054, Marshall Plan Revives Roubaix, the Capital of the French Wool Industry

1948
   

Physical Description:

Black and White Digital Photo File (jpg)

Subjects:

Roubaix Wool and Housing



Wool after the washing process at the Etablissements Prouvost – where it will be combed and prepared for spinning. This is one of the important wool factories in Roubaix that was shut down after the war for want of raw materials. Examining the wool are (left to right), Mr. Vandepulte, director of the wool mill in Rhode Island, M. Prouvost and Mr. K. E. Bruce, ECA mission chief in Paris.

Collection


Call No. FRA-00054
Holding Rights: Unrestricted