Moving southern women's history beyond the plantation, these 13 essays (11 of them never before published) explore the working lives of ordinary women--free black, white, and Native American--in the antebellum South.... or wheeled the heavy baskets of charcoal, limestone, and ore to the furnace topa determined the proper mixture of ingredients to ... rollers, to be subsequently used for a variety of purposes such as making nails, railroad tracks, and machinery parts. ... and blacksmiths, whose shops were scattered all around the iron-making plants proper, to do general repair work. ... Tennessee, H. Milton Atkins, a manager, James Shields, a founder, James McCermit, a collier, and Robert Coleman, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Neither Lady Nor Slave|
|Author||:||Susanna Delfino, Michele Gillespie|
|Publisher||:||Univ of North Carolina Press - 2002|