Tanning in the United States to 1850

a brief history
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Museum of History and Technology, Smithsonian Institution, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. , Washington
Tanning -- History., Leather industry and trade -- United St

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StatementPeter C. Welsh.
SeriesBulletin / United States National Museum ;, 242, Bulletin (United States National Museum) ;, 242.
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LC ClassificationsQ11 .U6 no.242
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 99 p. :
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Open LibraryOL5964699M
LC Control Number65060492
OCLC/WorldCa1025744

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[Peter C Welsh] -- This bulletin sketches the history of tanning and the tanner's arts. Tanning in the United States to Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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The Complete Book of Tanning Skins & Furs/5(60). LEATHER AND TANNING INDUSTRYThe leather and tanning industry began in the American colonies as a local industry for personal and local consumption. The tanners used local hides, local tanning bark, and hand techniques essentially the same as those used for centuries.

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However, not every facility may perform the entire tanning or finishing process. Leather tanning and finishing facilities are most prevalent in the northeast and midwest states; Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, New York, and Wisconsin account for almost half of the Size: 31KB.

Use of Indoor Tanning Devices by Adults — United States, Indoor tanning is associated with an increased risk for skin cancer, the most common form of cancer in the United States (1,2).The World Health Organization considers ultraviolet (UV) tanning devices to be a cause of cancer in humans (3).Exposure to UV radiation, either from sunlight or indoor tanning devices, is the most.

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Evaluating your old book: You have your book in hand. First take note of this important information. Kittanning (/ k ɪ ˈ t æ n ɪ ŋ / pronounced k-TAN-ing) is a borough and the county seat of Armstrong County in the U.S.

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Money, Historian. These were taken from Campbell Morfit's book on tanning published in Oil-Leather: two kinds of oiled leather are manufactured, the one black, intended for the harness-makers; and the other uncolored, for the use of shoemakers (this is often refered as white leather since coloring or finish was applied).

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This age-old process can yield a luxurious fur garment or an indispensable leather item, and no artificial product to this day can replace or duplicate the properties of a tanned hide.A hide is the outer tissue of an animal body made up on once-living cells and their products/5(57). Foxing has been variously attributed to a micro-organism, iron particles in the paper, a high acid content in the paper, or a fungus reacting to metallic residue or other conditions of the paper.

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All of this can make it hard to remember that at one time the manufacturing of leather goods was an economic engine sustaining many communities in the northeastern United States. From a forestry perspective, it’s also worth remembering that eastern hemlock (Tsuga Canadensis) played a crucial role in the early hide-tanning industry.

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The number of tanneries in the United States has significantly decreased in the last 40 years due to the development of synthetic substitutes for leather. By the mids, tuberculosis had reached epidemic levels in Europe and the United States. The disease, now known to be infectious, attacks the lungs and damages other organs.

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The hides were used then, just not traded as a huge commodity. In the early ’s it was published that buffalo bull hides were sold to tanners in the United States and Canada at 5 1/2 to 8 1/2 cents per pound.United States -- History -- Civil War, Provenance The Nycum Family Papers were received by the David M.

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