Mill workers

How did De Graffenried and Felton’s perspectives on mill workers in the New South reveal the influence of class, race, and region in post bellum gender politics? 

Assignment instructions  discussion : The definitions of gender and family were sharply contested in nineteenth century post bellum America. The lives of women varied greatly, as the gap widened between the factory girls of the working class and the college-educated New Woman of the middle and upper classes, in both the North and South. Discuss […]

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