Life in a New England Mill Town

Life in a New England Mill Town

by Sally Senzell Isaacs


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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!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781403405258
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 06/28/2002
Series: Picture the Past
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range: 7 - 9 Years

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.

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