Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Here are entered works on the application of engineering principles and techniques to the design, installation and improvement of integrated systems employing persons, materials, and equipment for a high level of productivity at an optimum cost. Works on the planning and control of the mechanical means of changing the shape, condition, and relationship of materials for greater effectiveness and value are entered under Production engineering.
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Call Number: MS 456
Overview: Reports, case studies, and background material used in research on a group of textile mills, primarily in the Southern United States, which had introduced the "textile stretch-out" or extended "labor system." Some of this research was sponsored by the Institute of Human Relations and was undertaken jointly with Richmond Carter Nyman.
Dates: 1929-1953, bulk 1929-1939