Answer to Question #115814 in History for me

Question #115814
In “The Lowell Textile Workers”, Harriet Hanson Robinson describes her experiences working in Massachusetts textile mills of the 1830s. What were millworking conditions like, according to Harriet? (Give specific examples of her daily schedule, salary, etc.)
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2020-05-15T09:05:58-0400

The mill girls worked from five o'clock in the morning to seven o'clock in the evening and were allowed one-half hour for breakfast and for dinner. They were paid two dollars a week. There were no cases of extortion and they were paid in full for any extra work done. The mill girls were They worked for eight to ten months in a year and were allowed to spend the rest of the time with their families.


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