Bradford's Industrial Revolution
Bradford Industrial Museum is a unique teaching resource for studying the Victorians, the Industrial Revolution, and the history of Bradford. The Coat of Many Cultures is a large textile work of art inspired by Bradford's history and cultural diversity. The coat offers a great starting point to begin exploring the Museum.
This online resource provides background information that you can use to explore the coat, Bradford Industrial Museum, the textile industry in Bradford, and the social growth of Bradford. There are downloadable resources and links to other sites available.
Detailed information on the following topics can be found in the Worksheets section of this Learning Journey:
The textile industry in Bradford
Bradford's textile mills
The growth of places of worship
Housing - creating the urban landscape
Social improvement and civic pride
Public places and social lives
After working your way through the Learning Journey, why not test your knowledge by trying out the Quiz - click here to start - how many questions will you get right?!
You can get additional glimpses of industrial life by looking at the mini tour of CH Woods photos on the Bradford Museums website - see Related Links below.