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FRA-00172, Roubaix Wool Industry
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Roubaix and Tourcoing, twin cities in northern France, near the Belgina frontier, have been known for their wool exports since the middle ages. Royal protection defended them against overpowering competition from the neighboring town of Lille way back in the 15th and 16th centuries.
CollectionNational Archives Marshall Plan Photographs
Call No. FRA-00172
Holding Rights: Unrestricted