Green Mountaineer Online: Child Labor

Do you have a job? In the 1830s and 1840s, many girls left Vermont to work in factories. Read their stories. Would you want to work in a mill?

In the early 1900s, some boys and girls worked long hours to make money for their families. What did Vermonters do to help these children?

Have you read the book Bread & Roses, Too? It's about children of factory workers who were on strike in Massachusetts. Here's an article about the real story:

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Vermont Historical Society. "Green Mountaineer Online: Child Labor." Vermont History Explorer. Accessed July 23, 2024.

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