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KINDLE ì The Lowell Mill Girls Ý Maps Timeline Historic Sites Table of Contents, Glossary, and Index Relevant Web sites at FactHound National Center for History in the Schools National Standards for History Los Angeles, CA National Center for History in the Schools pp Era Note this is part of a series, all others have a similar formatWhat was it like for women in the early 1800s Many in New England were finding farm and agricultural work to be scarce, and money evenscarce, so families sent their young women up to Massachusetts to work in the mills The Lowell Mills were unique in that they had boarding houses, a hospital and a dining hall Eventually, women moved on, and the Mills becameandmechanized, as well as laws were passed to limit workd Note this is part of a series, all others have a similar formatWhat was it like for women in the early 1800s Many in New England were finding farm and agricultural work to be scarce, and money evenscarce, so families sent their young women up to Massachusetts to work in the mills The Lowell Mills were unique in that they had boarding houses, a hospital and a dining hall Eventually, women moved on, and the Mills becameandmechanized, as well as laws were passed to limit workdays and ages.The book is divided into several chapters, each focusing on a different aspect of being a Mill Girl The pages are filled with photos drawings, documents and maps The end of the book contains a timeline, important people list, a want to knowsection and an index This is a well done book, filled with information, but not overwhelming You can easily pair this with Lyddie Paterson or The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire Crewe I thought that this book was interesting and had a lot of useful information about mill girls I was surprised that girls younger than me and girls around my age would have to work in these factories for 12 hours a day and only get a couple cents a day I don t think that it is worth it, even though the smallest amount of money would help, I still wouldn t work so hard for little or no pay Many fires occurred from all the flammable oils and all the piles of cloth lying around in the ground The I thought that this book was interesting and had a lot of useful information about mill girls I was surprised that girls younger than me and girls around my age would have to work in these factories for 12 hours a day and only get a couple cents a day I don t think that it is worth it, even though the smallest amount of money would help, I still wouldn t work so hard for little or no pay Many fires occurred from all the flammable oils and all the piles of cloth lying around in the ground The work shops were usually on high floors above the other shops or houses underneath Being 10 floors off the ground is a hard obstacle to climb over during a fire especially one starting from one of the bottom floors Many people died from being stuck on the top floor during a fire The workers would either have to jump from the floor that they were on or try the stairs or an escape of some sort to get out of the way of the fire s flames Obviously safety was not the main priority Anyone who was physically able to work would work no matter how old The main cause of children getting hurt was from the cause of machines that were too hard for the children to handle and they would often get fingers or arms cut, broken, or even torn off Even though that not much money was provided, housing and food, and water was provided and many families needed that The work hours were from early in the morning to the evening and with little almost no breaks The girls were required to work efficient, hard, and fast or they would end up losing up to a day s pay, which most of them couldn t afford They girls didn t live in good conditions There weren t many windows and nor heaters or air conditioning The bathrooms were right next to the workshops and were not well kept The bathrooms stunk and sometimes there was feces and urine on the ground in the workshops The water provided was not clean, but there was nothing else to drink You could have that water or nothing