The Resource The Last generation : work and life in the textile mills of Lowell, Massachusetts, 1910-1960, [edited by] Mary H. Blewett

The Last generation : work and life in the textile mills of Lowell, Massachusetts, 1910-1960, [edited by] Mary H. Blewett

Label
The Last generation : work and life in the textile mills of Lowell, Massachusetts, 1910-1960
Title
The Last generation
Title remainder
work and life in the textile mills of Lowell, Massachusetts, 1910-1960
Statement of responsibility
[edited by] Mary H. Blewett
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Contains primary source material
Cataloging source
DLC
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
HD8039.T42
LC item number
U6525 1990
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Blewett, Mary H
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Textile workers
  • Textile workers
  • Textile, Travailleurs du
  • Textile, Travailleurs du
  • Textile workers
  • Textielindustrie
  • Arbeiders
  • Textilarbeiter
  • Massachusetts
  • Lowell (Mass.)
Label
The Last generation : work and life in the textile mills of Lowell, Massachusetts, 1910-1960, [edited by] Mary H. Blewett
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • I learned right away / Valentine Chartrand -- Pinching, nicking, and tucking to make both ends meet / Grace Burk -- It wasn't difficult to learn but you didn't get paid / Martha Doherty -- My father just didn't bother too much with me / Blanche Graham -- You had to be on your toes, all the time / Lucie Cordeau -- I knew my job and I knew my place / Narcissa Fantini Hodges -- I never had a job that I sat down / Mabel Delehanty Mangan -- We had to take what come / Diane Ouellette -- I went there just to see what it's like / Dori Nelson -- On drawing-in, you have to be dedicated / Leona Bacon Pray -- The boys used to get away with murder! / Emma Skehan -- So the help got cocky, we all got cocky / Yvonne Hoar -- They used to say, if you married a mender, you were rich / Evelyn Winters -- I'm not an old Greek, I don't eat bread and oil / Jean Rouses
  • That's what they used to call them : mill rats / Harry Dickenson -- You had to go to work early and get some money / Charles Costello -- I started from the bottom like everybody else / Albert Parent -- Like we say a big shot in the mill / John Falante -- I learned it myself as I went along / Albert Cote -- Rigging, that's the heavy work / Henry Pestana -- We never thought the mills would close / Arthur Morrissette -- Just walking up and down, trying to keep those looms going all day long is a job / Joseph Golas -- They used to call them efficiency men, and that was a bad name / James Simpson -- We all worked in the mill, and all in the same place / Raymond Gaillardetz -- How would you like to make five cents an hour more? / Sidney Muskovitz -- I was young and strong and fast and earned twenty-five cents an hour / Henry Paradis
  • Never screamed before; never have since / Nicholas Georgoulis -- I can take it; I can stand the grind / Del Chouinard -- I won the respect of all my mill people / Fred Burtt -- Unions were few and far between / James Ellis -- There wasn't an inch of his body that wasn't black and blue / HubertLaFleur -- They never saw the sun / Cornelia Chiklis -- I'd think of my mother in those wretched mills / Roland Bacon -- They were very, very hard on people in those days / Mary Rouses Karafelis
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxii, 330 pages
Isbn
9780870237126
Isbn Type
(alk paper)
Lccn
89077124
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)20853146
  • (OCoLC)ocm20853146
Label
The Last generation : work and life in the textile mills of Lowell, Massachusetts, 1910-1960, [edited by] Mary H. Blewett
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • I learned right away / Valentine Chartrand -- Pinching, nicking, and tucking to make both ends meet / Grace Burk -- It wasn't difficult to learn but you didn't get paid / Martha Doherty -- My father just didn't bother too much with me / Blanche Graham -- You had to be on your toes, all the time / Lucie Cordeau -- I knew my job and I knew my place / Narcissa Fantini Hodges -- I never had a job that I sat down / Mabel Delehanty Mangan -- We had to take what come / Diane Ouellette -- I went there just to see what it's like / Dori Nelson -- On drawing-in, you have to be dedicated / Leona Bacon Pray -- The boys used to get away with murder! / Emma Skehan -- So the help got cocky, we all got cocky / Yvonne Hoar -- They used to say, if you married a mender, you were rich / Evelyn Winters -- I'm not an old Greek, I don't eat bread and oil / Jean Rouses
  • That's what they used to call them : mill rats / Harry Dickenson -- You had to go to work early and get some money / Charles Costello -- I started from the bottom like everybody else / Albert Parent -- Like we say a big shot in the mill / John Falante -- I learned it myself as I went along / Albert Cote -- Rigging, that's the heavy work / Henry Pestana -- We never thought the mills would close / Arthur Morrissette -- Just walking up and down, trying to keep those looms going all day long is a job / Joseph Golas -- They used to call them efficiency men, and that was a bad name / James Simpson -- We all worked in the mill, and all in the same place / Raymond Gaillardetz -- How would you like to make five cents an hour more? / Sidney Muskovitz -- I was young and strong and fast and earned twenty-five cents an hour / Henry Paradis
  • Never screamed before; never have since / Nicholas Georgoulis -- I can take it; I can stand the grind / Del Chouinard -- I won the respect of all my mill people / Fred Burtt -- Unions were few and far between / James Ellis -- There wasn't an inch of his body that wasn't black and blue / HubertLaFleur -- They never saw the sun / Cornelia Chiklis -- I'd think of my mother in those wretched mills / Roland Bacon -- They were very, very hard on people in those days / Mary Rouses Karafelis
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxii, 330 pages
Isbn
9780870237126
Isbn Type
(alk paper)
Lccn
89077124
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)20853146
  • (OCoLC)ocm20853146

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