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Title
The servant girl question / by Harriet Prescott Spofford.
Name/Creator
Spofford, Harriet Elizabeth Prescott, 1835-1921, creator
HOLLIS IDDigital ObjectDigital ObjectLocation
Networked Resource

Widener Library

Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute
Place of Origin
Boston
Publisher
Houghton, Mifflin and Co.
Language
English
Description
181 p. ; 15 cm.
Form/Genre
text

print
Classification
HD6072 .S8
Subject
Household employees

Category
Domestics

Service Industry

Note
The nature of service -- What's in a name -- Between the two women -- The conquest of America -- The stranger in the gates -- The pity of the kitchen -- The poetry of the kitchen -- The prose of the kitchen -- Watch and ward -- Some causes of the trouble -- Our male critics -- Master and mistress -- Some remedy -- Help in Macedonia -- The last resort.