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The Lowell System [electronic resource]: Women in a New Industrial Society

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In the earliest days of American industry, the Boston Manufacturing Company created an innovative, single-location manufacturing enterprise at Lowell that depended on the recruitment of female mill workers. This workshop debates the impact of this new form of employment on the work force. Participants investigate workers' experiences first-hand through diaries, letters, published accounts, and official mill postings.
Online
2001
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Concerning Emancipation [electronic resource]: Who Freed the Slaves?

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This workshop examines the role of the enslaved in bringing about the end of slavery in the United States. Presents analysis of President Lincoln's attitudes and actions before and during the Civil War. Also looks at correspondence, speeches, legislative orders, newspaper articles, and letters written by African Americans to debate the influences prompting emancipation.
Online
2001