ID: 1CA6D634-155D-451F-67154CA7A2824039
Title: "The World of Barilla Taylor" Kit
Teaser: In 1843, fifteen-year-old Barilla leaves her home in Maine to work in Lowell’s textile mills.
Overview: This interdisciplinary kit invites students into the world of Barilla Taylor, who left her home in rural Maine in 1843 for work in Lowell's mills. By examining documents relevant to Barilla's farm and factory experiences, students learn about the history of early industrial America, and the ways industrialization affected the roles and status of women. Primary sources include letters, maps, corporation hospital records, city directory pages, photographs, and a receipt for a jewelry purchase.
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Description:

This interdisciplinary kit invites students into the world of Barilla Taylor, who left her home in rural Maine in 1843 for work in Lowell's mills. By examining documents relevant to Barilla's farm and factory experiences, students learn about the history of early industrial America, and the ways industrialization affected the roles and status of women. Primary sources include letters, maps, corporation hospital records, city directory pages, photographs, and a receipt for a jewelry purchase.

Borrowing Instructions:

Borrowing Instructions
Rental Information
• $40.00 (includes UPS school pick-up)
• Mailed anywhere in U.S.
• Three-week rental period
• Call 978-970-5080 or tihc@uml.edu

Park: lowe
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Minimum Grade: B34AA5B2-155D-4519-3E75985544726ECF
Maximum Grade: B35FA4E0-155D-4519-3EEB944A57CF740F
Education Standard: Especially Suitable for History/Social Science and English/Language Arts Classes
Keywords: 117,4565,18434,5602,5581,892,2788,7816