The Invention of the Sewing Machine
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The Invention of the Sewing Machine

By Grace Rogers Cooper
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Table of Contents
  • SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION UNITED STATES NATIONAL MUSEUM
  • The Invention Of the Sewing Machine
    • Publications of the United States National Museum
    • Contents
    • Preface
    • Chapter One
    • Early Efforts
      • To 1800
      • 1800-1820
      • 1820-1845
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • To 1800
    • 1800-1820
    • 1820-1845
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • Chapter Two
    • Elements of a Successful Machine
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • Chapter Three
    • The “Sewing-Machine Combination”
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • Chapter Four
    • Less Expensive Machines
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • Appendixes
      • I. Notes on the Development and Commercial Use of the Sewing Machine
        • INTRODUCTION
        • READY-MADE CLOTHING
        • SHOE MANUFACTURE
        • OTHER USES
        • SEWING-MACHINE ATTACHMENTS
        • THREAD FOR THE MACHINE
        • MANUFACTURE AND EXPORT, TO 1900
      • INTRODUCTION
      • READY-MADE CLOTHING
      • SHOE MANUFACTURE
      • OTHER USES
      • SEWING-MACHINE ATTACHMENTS
      • THREAD FOR THE MACHINE
      • MANUFACTURE AND EXPORT, TO 1900
      • FOOTNOTES:
      • II. American Sewing-Machine Companies of the 19th Century
      • III. Chronological List of U.S. Sewing-Machine Patent Models in the Smithsonian Collections
      • IV. 19th-Century Sewing-Machine Leaflets in the Smithsonian Collections
      • V. A Brief History of Cotton Thread
      • FOOTNOTES:
      • VI. Biographical Sketches
        • BARTHELEMY THIMONNIER
        • WALTER HUNT
        • ELIAS HOWE, JR.
        • ALLEN BENJAMIN WILSON
        • ISAAC MERRITT SINGER
      • BARTHELEMY THIMONNIER
      • WALTER HUNT
      • ELIAS HOWE, JR.
      • ALLEN BENJAMIN WILSON
      • ISAAC MERRITT SINGER
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • I. Notes on the Development and Commercial Use of the Sewing Machine
      • INTRODUCTION
      • READY-MADE CLOTHING
      • SHOE MANUFACTURE
      • OTHER USES
      • SEWING-MACHINE ATTACHMENTS
      • THREAD FOR THE MACHINE
      • MANUFACTURE AND EXPORT, TO 1900
    • INTRODUCTION
    • READY-MADE CLOTHING
    • SHOE MANUFACTURE
    • OTHER USES
    • SEWING-MACHINE ATTACHMENTS
    • THREAD FOR THE MACHINE
    • MANUFACTURE AND EXPORT, TO 1900
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • II. American Sewing-Machine Companies of the 19th Century
    • III. Chronological List of U.S. Sewing-Machine Patent Models in the Smithsonian Collections
    • IV. 19th-Century Sewing-Machine Leaflets in the Smithsonian Collections
    • V. A Brief History of Cotton Thread
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • VI. Biographical Sketches
      • BARTHELEMY THIMONNIER
      • WALTER HUNT
      • ELIAS HOWE, JR.
      • ALLEN BENJAMIN WILSON
      • ISAAC MERRITT SINGER
    • BARTHELEMY THIMONNIER
    • WALTER HUNT
    • ELIAS HOWE, JR.
    • ALLEN BENJAMIN WILSON
    • ISAAC MERRITT SINGER
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • Bibliography
    • Indexes
      • Geographical Index to Companies listed in Appendix II
      • Alphabetical Index to Patentees listed in Appendix III
      • General Index to Chapters 1-4
    • Geographical Index to Companies listed in Appendix II
    • Alphabetical Index to Patentees listed in Appendix III
    • General Index to Chapters 1-4
    • Transcriber’s Notes:
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