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Women's Work in the 19th Century

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Women in the Workplace


  • Women in the Work Place -- Throughout history women have worked outside the home; their struggle and achievements in the workplace have helped to mold the character of the nation… http://www.thehistorynet.com/WomensHistory/articles/19964_text.htm
  • Lowell Women -- Recording a hard life with gentle words: Lowell Factory Women -an essay detailing life for the working girls at the Lowell Mills
  • Lowell National Historical Park -- Official web site for the Lowell Mills. Contains a lot of information about the history of the mills and a little about the women who actually worked there. http://www.nps.gov/lowe/home.htm
  • Triangle Shirtwaist Fire -- Cornell University Web Site on the 1911 fire that killed 146 women. Includes political cartoons, photographs, oral histories, and background information. http://www.ilr.cornell.edu/trianglefire/
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