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Francis Cabot Lowell
The Boston Manufacturing Company's first mill built at Waltham, Massachusetts in 1814.
The power looms and their women operators at the Lowell Mills
The Kentucky statesman and advocate of the "American System"
This 1905 painting by C.Y. Turner commemorates the completion of the Erie Canal; New York Governor DeWitt Clinton pours water from Lake Erie into the Atlantic Ocean.
An 1830 watercolor of the Eric Canal painted by John William Hill
The most influential evangelical preacher of the Second Great Awakening
Watercolor by J. Maze Burbank (c. 1839) depicting a camp meeting of the Second Great Awakening
New York Governor DeWitt Clinton