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  Ticul Shoemaking : TravelYucatan.com
With only basic Spanish skills it was a bit difficult to pry some of the shoemakers from their work to answer some of our questions.
Upon speaking to a shoemaker, I found out that there was an emergency stash of cigarettes that lined the wall.
Many of the shoemakers have been there for years; one man in particular by the name of Ueletaño has been working there for ten years.
www.travelyucatan.com /maya/ticul_shoemaking.php   (0 words)

 Shoemaking and Tailoring in Civil War Winter Quarters
Shoemaking and Tailoring in Civil War Winter Quarters
A number of shoemakers in the different regiments, seventeen I think, were encouraged to send home--and in some instances were given leave to go--for their tools, and were put to work repairing shoes, being exempted from guard and other routine camp duty, but ready to fall in with their commands on any call to arms.
The shoe-shops were a separate camp of tents, near brigade headquarters and under our immediate supervision, guarded by sentinels, and no person was allowed to visit them or to carry his shoes to be mended without a pass and order from his company and regimental commanders, approved by the adjutant or inspector general.
www.civilwarhome.com /shoemakingandtailoring.htm   (407 words)

  Footwear of the Middle Ages - Glossary of Footwear Terminology
His knowledge of post-medieval shoemaking technologies, particularly with regards to such ancient experts such as Garsault, is unequalled, and his knowledge of medieval and pre-medieval shoemaking technologies is well above most.
Just as a note, as there is often a wide divergence between the terms used by modern shoemakers and the terms used by modern archeologists and calceologists.
We know very few of the terms used by medieval shoemakers, and fewer still those terms used by English shoemakers (since this document is in English).
www.personal.utulsa.edu /~marc-carlson/shoe/RESEARCH/GLOSSARY/bdef.htm   (557 words)

  Requirements and Specifications   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The fairy knew of the shoemaker's problems from listening to his prayers, but she sat and listened to the shoemaker explain his problem.
She went to see the shoemaker and asked him why the machine was in the corner and not being used.
The shoemaker told the fairy that he was sure that it was a fine machine, but since he did not know how to use it, all it did was take up valuable space.
www.umsl.edu /%7Esauter/analysis/fables/shoemaker.html   (445 words)

  Shoemaking - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Shoemakers (also known as cobblers or cordwainers) may produce a range of footwear items, including shoes, boots, sandals, clogs and moccasins.
The shoemaking profession makes a number of appearances in popular culture, such as in stories about shoemaker's elves, and the proverb "The shoemaker's children are often shoeless".
The patron saint of shoemakers is Saint Crispin.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Shoemaking   (455 words)

 Science Fair Projects - Shoemaking
Shoemaking is a traditional career/craft, mostly superseded by industrial manufacture of footwear.
Typically they are made of leather, wood or other plant material, and often consist of multiple parts for better durability of the sole, stitched to a leather upper.
The profession of shoemaking has had its own stories (Shoemaker's elves), patron saint (Saint Crispin), and proverbs ("The shoemaker's children are often shoeless").
www.all-science-fair-projects.com /science_fair_projects_encyclopedia/Shoemaking   (371 words)

 Boot and Shoemaker
The London shoemaker's guild – the Worshipful Company of Cordwainers – helped finance Captain John Smith's 1607 expedition to Virginia, and Smith (inducted into the guild himself) was honored with a statue in London.
The first shoemakers arrived in America at Jamestown in 1610, and the trade was thriving as early as 1616.
With strange-sounding names such as "helling sticks," "petty-boys," and "St. Hugh's Bones," a shoemaker's complete tool kit included relatively few items and could be purchased for about the same price as a common pair of shoes –; the same as one day's wages for a journeyman shoemaker working for Wilson.
www.history.org /Almanack/life/trades/tradesho.cfm   (581 words)

 shoemaking - What is definition of the term - shoemaking ?   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Shoemakers may produce a range of footwear items, including shoes, boots, sandals, clogs and moccasins.
Most shoemakers use a last - made traditionally of iron or wood, but now often of wood - on which to form the shoe.
The shoemaking profession makes a number of appearances in popular culture, such as in stories about shoemaker's elves, and the proverb "The shoemaker's children are often shoeless".
www.linguasphere.org /dictionary/n-66053-shoemaking.html   (345 words)

 Colonial Williamsburg Journal
He didn't say whether among them there were shoemakers, but shoemakers were needed, and sooner rather than later.
In any event, shoemakers invested money in the Jamestown venture at least as early as 1609, as did their guild, and shoemaking was among the industries the Virginia Company of London worked to establish before the firm collapsed in 1624.
Still no shoemakers named, but in the Spanish archives is information that, by early 1609, the company was recruiting them.
www.history.org /foundation/journal/Summer00/shoemaker.cfm   (2670 words)

 Foodprints on Mefeedia - watch the video or podcast   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Shoemaking is a traditional handicraft profession, which has now been largely superseded by industrial manufacture of footwear.Shoemakers produce a range of footwear items, including shoes, boots, sandals, and sometimes even clogs.
Such items are generally made of leather, wood, rubber, plastic, jute or other plant material, and often consist of multiple parts for better durability of the sole, stitched to a leather upper.Most shoemakers use a lasts made traditionally of iron or wood, but now often of wood on which to form the shoe.
Some lasts are straight, while curved lasts come in pairs: one for left shoes, the other for right shoes.The shoemaking profession makes a number of appearances in popular culture, such as in stories about shoemaker's elves, and the proverb "The shoemaker's children are often shoeless".
www.mefeedia.com /entry/393906   (179 words)

 Simple Shoemaking 413.259.1748
Realizing I was self-sufficent in many ways, but couldn't cover my own feet, I decided to correct that situation.
I primarily use and teach the "stitchdown" shoemaking process, in which the bottom edge of the upper part of the shoe is turned out, then is cemented and stitched to the topsole.
REPRINTS OF The two previous shoemaking books I have written are out of print.
www.simpleshoemaking.com   (0 words)

 shoemaking machinery shoemaking machines
Shoemaking machinery by Tucano Macchine, a leading firm in the shoemaking machines industry.
Constant improvements in the shoemaking machinery and in the shoemaking machines themselves have allowed this dynamic firm to widen its comprehensive range of accessories and services for the shoemaking machinery industry: services include widely experienced and qualified technicians whose know-how can help in assessing needs and in realizing important projects or custom shoemaking machines.
The design of Tucano Macchine shoemaking machinery is state-of-the-art and its shoemaking machines are exceptionally fast and accurate, designed to produce excellent results and developed for maximum efficiency and high productivity.
www.tucanomacchine.it /shoemaking_machinery.htm   (201 words)

 Cobble, Cobble: Shoemaking Workshop - DailyCandy
Sign up for a shoemaking workshop, and after ten sessions you’ll not only understand the mysterious world of lasts, vamps, and skins, but you’ll also have your very own one-of-a-kind Prada-style wonders.
Emily Putterman has been teaching the cobbling art for more than sixteen years, and her students have gone on to work at Kenneth Cole and Coach.
Shoemaking, Jewish Community Center, 334 Amsterdam Avenue, at 76th Street (646-505-5708); or online at jccmanhattan.org.
www.dailycandy.com /article.jsp?ArticleId=21486&city=1   (178 words)

 Lasting impressions: shoemaking is a highly skilled job of engineering and adhesives continue to play a vital part in ...
Lasting impressions: shoemaking is a highly skilled job of engineering and adhesives continue to play a vital part in the development of footwear.
Shoemaking is a series of operations, both mechanical and manual, which converts flat pieces of material into a three dimensional object--a shoe, sandal or boot.
Modern shoemaking is appreciably simpler and essentially consists of the assembly of bought-out precision parts such as uppers, sole units, toe puffs, counters, insoles and stiffeners.
goliath.ecnext.com /coms2/summary_0199-966608_ITM   (374 words)

The philosophy of historical shoemaking in a museum environment.
The construction of a pair of reproduction top boots, covers the history of the top boot, as well as every problem that he encountered and technique developed during their creation.
Using an old diary (1882) of his wife's grandparents, who were part time shoemakers and part time farmers, Bruce discusses the history of shoemaking in New Hampshire.
mywebpage.netscape.com /baileywicke/Links/cordwainers.html   (675 words)

 Hampton Union Local News: Seabrook's shoemaking past part of presentation
The First Adams Shoe Co., shown circa 1921, is among the photographs expected to be featured in the slide show "Farming, Fishing and Shoemaking" at 7 p.m.
SEABROOK - Farming, fishing and shoemaking, the foundation of Seabrook’s economy for decades, is the focus of a new slide show by town historian Eric Small.
Shoemaking became a cottage industry in the "ten-footers" until larger shoe factories moved to town to take advantage of the skilled labor, Small said.
www.seacoastonline.com /2004news/hampton/08152004/news/32347.htm   (647 words)

 USATODAY.com - After Reebok-Adidas deal, U.S. shoemaking hangs by a lace   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The symbols of New England's shoemaking legacy are still easy to see in Lynn, population 80,000, where three of every five workers was once employed by shoe factories.
Shoemaking equipment was produced by United Shoe Machinery Corp., whose rebuilt headquarters are a local landmark in Beverly.
But the industry was challenged by the emergence of Midwestern meatpacking plants, which produced leather that could be transported on an expanding rail network to shoemakers nationwide.
www.usatoday.com /news/nation/2005-08-09-shoe-legacy_x.htm   (798 words)

 Railroads and capital: money, credit, and the industrialization of shoemaking - Special Invited Issue: Money, Trust, ...
The purpose of this paper is to examine the role of railroads in the formation of capital for the initial industrialization of shoemaking in New England prior to the Civil War.
Although the role of railroads in the industrialization of the United States has been widely discussed, including their role in consolidating capital resources for their own use, the manner in which industrialization has generally been discussed casts less attention on the role played by railroads in capital formation for the industrialization of other industries.
It is precisely this type of course, and capital formation for shoemaking as an unintended consequence of railroad building, that this paper seeks to address.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0254/is_4_57/ai_53449311   (862 words)

 ŁOSICE Yizkor Book: Social Movements
Around the year of 1920 the first legalized professional association of shoemakers and shtepers (sewers of the uppers of shoes) was established.
The entire shoemaking production was run by a minimal number of people, who dictated the wages to the sub‑contractors, and those who worked by them.
The professional union of shoemakers fell apart, and the employers used this discord to willingly oppress the masses.
www.zchor.org /losice/yizkor3.htm   (8468 words)

 Mass Moments: Metzeliger Demonstrates Revolutionary Machine
Shoes were made to order, and shoemaking was a small-scale, seasonal operation, based in the home.
This began to change around 1750, when shoemakers in Essex County formed small groups that worked together in "ten-footers," as the ten-foot-long outbuildings were called.
They purchased leather on a large scale, reorganized shoemaking into a series of mechanized tasks performed in factories, and then marketed the finished shoes all over the United States.
www.massmoments.org /moment.cfm?mid=158   (1046 words)

 Hampton Union Local News: Shoemaking in the Old Home Days
Small was to have included shoemaking in his slide show last year on local livelihoods, but in researching the topic he realized it needed a night all its own.
Most Seabrook residents in the late 1800s were employed at one time or another making shoes, either for family use, as jobbers for the mills, or by the major manufacturers themselves, Small explained.
By then, shoemaking in New England was past its prime, manufacturing having gone overseas.
www.seacoastonline.com /2005news/hampton/08142005/news/57884.htm   (612 words)

 EU's Anti-dumping Measures Short-sighted: Ministry -- china.org.cn
The European shoemaking industry has lost its comparative advantages due to high labor costs and a lack of investment in technology.
In recent years shoemaking companies have been moving out of the EU, impacting employment, the official said.
But that is a normal phenomenon in international business and existed even during the ten-year period of the quota system, according to the official, who said it was too easy to blame the situation on Chinese imports.
www.china.org.cn /english/BAT/183232.htm   (428 words)

 Crary Shoes, diabetic shoes, hunting boots, extra depth shoes, workboots, otabo shoes, custom molded shoes, orthopedic ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
As a result, it became his objective then, as it continues to be now, to cater to that discriminating segment of the population who respect their feet and the need to treat them accordingly.
And, although Bill accepts custom shoemaking which conforms solely to fashion desires, the need for fit and comfort takes preeminence in the footwear he crafts.
Approximately 80 percent of the footwear we craft is for medical patients needing accommodation because of degenerative foot conditions, or as a result of accidents.
www.pacifier.com /~crary/about.htm   (505 words)

 The Manila Times Internet Edition | LIFE & TIMES > A brighter, more vibrant Marikina  at Christmastime   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Here, shoe and bag design competitions are mounted alongside a string of art-related activities, culminating with the celebration of the feast day of the patron saint of shoemakers, St. Crispin, on November 19.
And while shoemaking remains the largest industry in Marikina, several smaller industries have also slowly emerged, as locals begin to realize their city’s potentials.
This was the proud announcement of City Mayor Maria Lourdes C. Fernando at dinner with the media on December 8, which coincided with the ninth year celebration of Marikina’s cityhood and the inauguration day of its Cityhood Park.
www.manilatimes.net /national/2005/dec/22/yehey/life/20051222lif1.html   (684 words)

 Representation of the European Commission to Turkey | Avrupa Komisyonu Turkiye Temsilciligi   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The project envisages creation of a shoemaking training centre in Ankara (Ostim) for training of trainers, information dissemination and seminars etc. as well as a training unit in Istanbul (Ikitelli) for training of professionals (120) and vocational training (90).
To help overcome the lack of skilled labour for modern technology in the shoemaking industry, this project will establish/improve two training centres to offer comprehensive and specialised courses in different working techniques as well as supervisor and manager training.
The two major components of this project are a) to equip the training centres to run the courses and b) training of trainers support.
www.deltur.cec.eu.int /english/e-mali-shoemaking.html   (459 words)

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