The Picture the Past series looks at the many kinds of communities in America's past. Each book describes what made each community different and what children and adults did each day. Life in a New England Mill Town In this book, discover what life was like in one of the first factory towns in the United States. Find out how towns like Lowell, Massachusetts, grew as textile mills, boardinghouses, canals, schools, and libraries were built. Learn how children and adults worked in the mills. Then use a recipe to make a popular treat from the time–apple cider cobbler!
Table of Contents
Making things faster More mills A mill town Houses Adults at work Children at work School Free time Clothing Food and cooking Getting news Transportation Factory changes Mills today.