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Maquiladoras In Central America: An Analysis Of Workforce Schedule, Productivity And Fatigue., Jose L. Barahona Jul 2019

Maquiladoras In Central America: An Analysis Of Workforce Schedule, Productivity And Fatigue., Jose L. Barahona

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

Textile factories or Maquiladoras are very abundant and predominant in Central American economies. However, they all do not have the same standardized work schedule or routines. Most of the Maquiladoras only follow schedules and regulations established by the current labor laws without taking into consideration many variables within their organization that could affect their overall performance. As a result, the purpose of the study is to analyze the current working structure of a textile Maquiladora and determine the most suitable schedule that will abide with the current working structure but also increase production levels, employee morale and decrease employee fatigue ...


Richardson, Laura Elizabeth (Ferguson), 1908-1986 (Mss 645), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2018

Richardson, Laura Elizabeth (Ferguson), 1908-1986 (Mss 645), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and full text scans of correspondence in box one (Click on the "Additional Files" below for Manuscripts Collection 645. Letters, photographs, and research notes belonging to quilt collector Laura Elizabeth Richardson. Includes letters and research materials from noted quilt authority Florence Peto.


Woodward, Joe E. (Fa 1057), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2017

Woodward, Joe E. (Fa 1057), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1057. Student folk studies project titled: “Handicraft,” which includes survey sheets with brief descriptions of the traditional handicrafts in Logan County, Kentucky. Sheets may include a brief description of handicraft, traditional practice, or tool, informant’s name and photo. A second project with survey sheets about folk tools and implements include proverbs, riddles, beliefs, descriptions, informant’s names, and motif index numbers.


Wilson, Daniel J. (Fa 1014), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2017

Wilson, Daniel J. (Fa 1014), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1014. Student folk studies project titled: “Weaving.” Project includes survey sheets with a description of the weaving process in Warren County, Kentucky. Sheets may include a brief description of belief, traditional practice, or tool, informant’s name, woven swatch, and photo.


Clothing (Sc 841), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2013

Clothing (Sc 841), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 841. Letter from Annie D. of Hardinsburg, [Kentucky?] to Ell [of Kansas?], 24 November 1861. Discusses sending calico fabric and dress pattern by express and includes fabric sample.


Bousman, Louise Tate, 1906-1979 (Sc 99), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2011

Bousman, Louise Tate, 1906-1979 (Sc 99), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and scan (Click on "additional files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 99. Paper, 1935 (41 p.), entitled "Handwoven Textiles," written by Louise Tate Bousman, Louisville, Kentucky, which is a summary of material gathered for a textile show held at the Kentucky Library & Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky. There are photos and samples included and the the paper is indexed. Also letters of Miss Bousman, 1935, 1945, news clipping and printed item related to weaving.


Richardson, Laura Elizabeth (Ferguson), 1908-1986 (Mss 239), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2009

Richardson, Laura Elizabeth (Ferguson), 1908-1986 (Mss 239), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and full text of most correspondence (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Collection 239. Letters, photographs and scrapbooks belonging to quilt collector Laura Richardson. Includes letters and research materials from noted authorities Florence Peto and William Rush Dunton.


Ua94/6/2/14 Your Color And Why, Nashua Manufacturing Company Jan 1925

Ua94/6/2/14 Your Color And Why, Nashua Manufacturing Company

Student/Alumni Personal Papers

Booklet regarding Indian Head cloth produced by Nashua Manufacturing Company in Nashua, NH. This booklet is housed with the personal records of student Annie Reis. There is a single sample of the cotton cloth in the front showing Jade No. 143. All 18 colors are represented along with suggestions on which complexions they match best.