Women's Work in New England 1620-1920 (The Dublin Seminar for New England Folklife, Annual Proceedings 2001)

By: Benes, Peter (Ed.)

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Fine; Softcover; Thick 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall.; 224 pages; bound in pictorial wraps. A sampling of contributions: Washing Household Linens in 1627 Plymouth; Women, Cows and the Agricultural Economy of New England; Constance Strong's Diary -- Women's Work in North Pomfret Vermont 1910-1920; One in Every Village--Women in Maine Who Knit for Others; New Hampshire Pre-Dial Telephone Operators 1877-1920; Housewife as Healer--Medicine as Women's Work; Nantucket's Memory Keepers--Eliza Ann McCleave and the Women of the Nantucket Historical Society; The Abolition Work of Mary White; and more. Crisp,clean, tightly bound book; no names or markings.

Title: Women's Work in New England 1620-1920 (The Dublin Seminar for New England Folklife, Annual Proceedings 2001)

Author Name: Benes, Peter (Ed.)

Categories: Americana: New England,

Publisher: Boston University: 2003

Seller ID: 406

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