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.... necessitated an average of ten or more skilled and semiskilled workers, plus several manual laborers (Hurricane Iron ... TSLA; J. Winston Coleman Jr., aquot;Old Kentucky Iron Furnaces, aquot; The Filson Club Historical Quarterly 31 (1957): 227. 9. Charcoal-burning iron companiesa#39; incessant purchase of wooded lands testifies to their need to secure a steady supply of fuel. Thomas Kirkman, the owner of Peytona and Selina Furnaces, bought almost 7, 000 acres from different proprietorsanbsp;...
|Title||:||Neither Lady Nor Slave|
|Author||:||Susanna Delfino, Michele Gillespie|
|Publisher||:||Univ of North Carolina Press - 2002|