Neither Lady Nor Slave

Neither Lady Nor Slave

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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


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