Situation of The Lowell Girls

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Description

 

This brief piece states that girls come from far and wide to work at the Lowell mills because the pay is better than they would make at home. The article contends that a girl can make only four dollars a month working in a family, a pittance compared to her earnings at the mill.

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Title

Situation of The Lowell Girls

Creator

Unsigned

Source

Dwight's American Magazine and Family Newspaper

Date

April 11, 1846

Subject

Wages--Women--United States

Publisher

Dwights American Magazine and Family Newspaper

Coverage

New York, New York

Citation

Unsigned , “Situation of The Lowell Girls ,” Mill Girls in Nineteenth-Century Print, accessed December 16, 2017, http://americanantiquarian.org/millgirls/items/show/60.