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Pod-Textualizing the Past is a podcast that explores U.S. history from pre-colonization through the U.S. Civil War. Produced at the University of Texas at El Paso, Professor Susan Stanfield talks with experts about specific aspects of U.S. history and their cultural impact.

August 21, 2020

Episode 17: Gender, Labor & the Lowell Mills

Dr. Bridget Marshall (English-University of Massachusetts-Lowell) gives us the scoop on the Lowell Mills and the female workforce that kept them running. What was daily life like for a mill girl?  How were mill workers portrayed in popular culture?  In this podcast, these issues and more are discussed. You can follow Dr. Marshall on twitter @factorygothic. 

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