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Archival Anecdotes: A value beyond compare


February 27, 2023

You might think that it wasn’t acceptable for mothers of the 19th century to work for a wage outside of the home. However, it would be more appropriate to say that it did not make economic sense for her to do so. The value of her work at home was too great.

It is interesting to note that it was the following generation (those born around 1900), who began applying modern skill sets to communi...

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