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  "Slaves of the Needle:" The Seamstress in the 1840s
"Slaves of the Needle:" The Seamstress in the 1840s
In the early 1840s, lower middle-class, middle-class, and even upper-class women ("distressed gentlewomen") were increasingly put in the position of having to support themselves.
However, in the 1830s and 1840s, the growing middle class created a new demand for cheap ready-made men's clothing (the work of the bespoke tailor was simply not affordable).
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 1840s - Books, journals, articles @ The Questia Online Library
Opium War of the early 1840s, was the strongest imperial power based...foreign trading firms to Hong Kong in the 1840s instantaneously established it as an arm...
In turn, in the early 1840s this unstable situation was exacerbated...reformed its organisation in the early 1840s, and consolidated its position in local...
It was the 1840s and Liverpool was on the crest of a wave...Contrast that scenario played out in the 1840s with a decision taken by the great and...John Betjeman once remarked.
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  Author researched 1840s Pittsburgh for mystery novel 'The Spectrum'   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The idea for a series of historical novels about a constable in 1840s Pittsburgh came to Link in the 1990s, when he was a records manager for Allegheny County.
Unlike the French and Indian War, the Civil War and the Big Steel era, the 1840s is a period in Pittsburgh that hasn't been explored recently, Link said.
The decade saw an influx of immigrants and a wave of anti-immigrant prejudice.
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Despite poor transportation and communication, it began to dissolve the relative isolation of its citizens and to develop the nucleus of a community of scientists.
The 1840s marked the beginning of the creation of professional science and a new professionalism in science in the United States.
In the late 1830s and early 1840s the northern antislavery enterprise laid claim to a virtually identical republicanism that stressed liberty, freedom, and patriotic virtue.
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 Search Results for "1840s"
Although it uses the single reed of the clarinet family, it has a conical tube and is made of...
In the 1840s it was a center of the German liberal movement....
The increasing rate of immigration in the 1840s encouraged nativism.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for 1840s
The peasants, having suffered floods and famines in the late 1840s, were ripe for rebellion, which came under the leadership of Hong Xiuquan.
In the 1840s it became a center for British Christian missionaries, and in 1863 it was annexed by Britain.
He was responsible for exploring several viable routes to the Pacific across the Rockies in the 1840s.
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 1830s and 1840s in fashion at AllExperts
1830s and 1840s fashion in European and European-influenced clothing is characterized by an emphasis on breadth, initially at the shoulder and later in the hips, in contrast to the narrower silhouettes that had predominated between 1800 and the 1820s.
During the 1830s and 1840s, full skirts were achieved mainly through layers of petticoats, as opposed to the crinoline of the second half of the 1850s.
The wide hairstyles of the previous decade gave way to fashions the kept the hair closer to the head, and the high bun or knot on the crown descended to the back of the head.
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  1840s - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The first of them is Penny Black, issued by the United Kingdom on May 1, 1840.
Riots in New Brunswick: Orange Nativism and Social Violence in the 1840s (Social History of Canada, 48)
Berlin: The Red Room and White Beer : The "Free" Hegelian Radicals in the 1840s (Time/Space-Artists and Scholars, Vol.
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 Sherry Olson | Ethnic Partition of the Work Forcein 1840s Montréal | Labour/Le Travail, 53 | The History ...
Decisions of the 1840s established sectarian management of asylums, hospitals, and correctional institutions, and ensured for 150 years to come confessionalism in the schools of Quebec.
During the 1840s, the Irish Catholic proprietor of a boardinghouse recorded in his daybook the hiring of a new Liza or Maggie on average every four weeks.
The recurrent signs of stress in the 1840s are apparent from the census x-ray, arising from the relative sizes of the populations living at the margin between a viable household and "la dernière indigence."
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 1840s america - Books, journals, articles @ The Questia Online Library
Emerson did not...Given the religious climate of 1840s America, it is not surprising that Fullers...
In the 1840s, artists and metropolitan...reported the North America could make the New...in Albany in the 1840s and early 1850s...drawing was made in the 1840s.
The West was winning greater attention in American life, and in the 1840s expansion to the Pacific was fervently proclaimed as the "manifest destiny" of the United States.
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 The 1840s Ballroom, an event facility for parties, receptions, meetings and conferences. Located in Downtown Baltimore ...
The 1840s Ballroom, an event facility for parties, receptions, meetings and conferences.
The 1840s Ballroom is available for parties, receptions,meetings, and conferences.
The 1840s Ballroom, conveniently located on the fourth floor of the Fava Building, formerly known as the Baltimore City Life Museum just off of President Street in Baltimore's Inner Harbor.
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 Sutler Info-1840s Supercenter
Incoming letters, while eagerly sought, could also be costly to the soldiers..
In the 1840s, postage was paid by the recipient of a letter, not the sender.
The cost of receiving a letter varied, depending on the distance involved.
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 1840s Carrollton Inn, A Luxurious Maryland Bed & Breakfast located in Downtown Baltimore near Harborplace.
1840s Carrollton Inn, A Luxurious Maryland Bed and Breakfast located in Downtown Baltimore near Harborplace.
The 1840s Carrollton Inn is a series of interconnected rowhomes, some dating back to the early 19th century, surrounding a central courtyard adjacent to the 1840s Plaza.
The 1840s Carrollton Inn celebrates the life of Charles Carroll of Carrollton, the longest lived and only Catholic signer of the Declaration of Independence.
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 Pioneer Photography in Bolivia: Directory of Daguerreotypists & Photographers, 1840s-1930s
Amateur daguerreotypists were on the scene by the late 1840s, and professional photography studios had opened in Sucre, Cochabamba, and La Paz by the early 1850s.
Frías is said to have received a daguerreotype outfit from Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre himself and become an amateur daguerreotypist, perhaps in the 1840s.
A native of Potosí, Frías had a long career in Bolivian politics from the 1820s, when he was private secretary to president Antonio José de Sucre, through the 1870s, when he served twice as president.
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 NYPL, Henry George Papers, 1840s-1950
Among the ephemera are Henry George autographs clipped from letters, blank forms and stationery, miscellaneous cards and circulars, campaign ribbons and other souvenirs.
Included are daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, photographs, and prints depicting Henry George at all stages of his life, beginning in the 1840s, as well as formal and candid portraits of family members, friends, colleagues, and homes associated with the George family.
Daguerreotypes and ambrotypes of Henry George and family members [1840s and 1850s?]
www.nypl.org /research/chss/spe/rbk/faids/george.html   (2674 words)

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