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Rayon's Introduction to U.S. Consumers, 1911-1924
Journal of Family & Consumer Sciences
  • Carmen Keist, Western Illinois University
  • Sara Kadolph, Iowa State University
  • Sara Marcketti, Iowa State University
Document Type
Article
Publication Version
Published Version
Publication Date
4-1-2012
Abstract
The article focuses on the introduction of Rayon in U.S. market. The term was coined by the National Retail Dry Goods Association in 1924. It was created in 1846 in Europe and the U.S. manufactured it in 1911. It was the first regenerated fiber and before its introduction, only cotton, linen, wool and silk were used in making clothes.
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This article is from Journal of Family & Consumer Sciences, April 2012 104(2); 45-47. Posted with permission.

Copyright Owner
American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences
Language
en
File Format
application/pdf
Citation Information
Carmen Keist, Sara Kadolph and Sara Marcketti. "Rayon's Introduction to U.S. Consumers, 1911-1924" Journal of Family & Consumer Sciences Vol. 104 Iss. 2 (2012) p. 45 - 47
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/sara_marcketti/104/