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wovenpaint Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-27-07 07:29 PM
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84. Yep-thank you DuPont et al
As a textile person, I appreciate you posting these nice photos and showing the value of hemp. I had been told that if our clothing was made from hemp, that we'd be passing clothing along to our grandchildren. This is a vivid example of that.
Hemp was "villified" in the early 20th century to make room for DuPont nylon-hemp was made illegal the same year that nylon came out....
From what I understand, at least one of the reasons that the name was changed to marijuana to help create prejudices....
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