Neither Lady nor Slave: Working Women of the Old South

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Index
Abbott, Edith, 298, 299
Abbott family, 255
Abernathy, Gilbert Taylor, 293
Adair, James, 19
Adams, William, 46
Addison, Sister Louise Gabriel, 233
Adelaide (slave), 211
Adultery, 40
Advertisements: for domestic workers, 83–91, 98 (n. 34), 98–99 (n. 35), 99 (nn. 37, 39, 40, 41, 43, 44), 100 (n. 49), 112–13; for children's nurses, 84–85, 88–91, 99–100 (nn. 44–47, 49); for schools, 188, 197 (n. 74)
African American women: as nuns, 8, 130, 221– 41; as children's nurses, 75, 76, 82–83, 90, 99 (n. 44), 100 (n. 49), 113; as house servants, 87, 99 (n. 40), 140, 151 (n. 135); in West(ern) Virginia clothing trade, 132; as prostitutes and madams, 158, 162, 163, 167–69; Ursulines and, 201; in iron industry, 295–96, 297, 302. See also Free blacks; Slave women
Age: of children's nurses, 78–82, 88–90, 99–100 (nn. 45–47); of house servants, 87–88, 99 (n. 43); of Savannah working women, 104, 111–12, 116, 117 (n. 13); taxes on slaves based on, 116 (n. 6); of West(ern) Virginia working women, 131, 145 (n. 56), 146 (nn. 59, 60), 147 (n. 67)
Agriculture. See Farming; Plantations; Yeoman households
Alabama, 300
Alamance Factory, 252, 257
Alexis (slave), 211
Allen, Sallie, 297
American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, 22
American Colonization Society, 238, 305 (n. 21)
American Revolution, 37, 200, 217 (n. 18)
Anderson, George, 80
Anderson, Mary, 157
Anderson, Mrs. (children's nurse), 90, 92–93, 94
Angelica, Sister (Angelica Gideon), 230
Anglin, Mary K., 123
Animal husbandry, 17–20
Anwander, Thaddeus, 233–34, 239
Armstrong, Drury, 45–46
Armstrong, Mrs. (children's nurse), 92
Artisans, 270
Ashley, Alice, 167
Athens Manufacturing Company, 268, 269, 274–75
Atkins, H. Milton, 288–89
Atkinson, Fanny, 139
Auber, Therese, 137
Augusta Factory, 268
Augustin (slave), 211
Aumy, N., 269
Austin, Sophia, 110, 119 (n. 49)
Authority: in Native American societies, 17, 19, 24, 26–27, 40–41; in yeoman households, 65–66
Babad, Pierre, 228
Badger, George, 97 (n. 28)
Balas, Marie Magdelaine, 223, 227
Ballard, Martha, 4
Baltimore, Md., 221–41
Banner, Mr. (factory manager), 255
Baron, Ava, 128, 129, 130
Bartram, William, 19, 40–41
Basketry, 6–7, 35–36, 42–46, 49, 50, 53 (n. 30)
Bayard, Jane, 297
Beatty, Bess, 125, 264, 273, 280 (n. 4)
Beaver Creek Factory (N.C.), 256–57
Beecher, Catharine, 77, 180, 190; A Treatise on Domestic Economy, 76–77
Bell, Montgomery, 305 (n. 21)
“Beloved Women,” 19
Bennett, Grace, 157
Bentley, Mary, 269–70

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