Butterworth purchased the slave, a thirteen- or fourteen-year-old young woman named Fanny, for $500 on April 6, 1818. On the back of the receipt are two further transactions involving Fanny: first, she was transferred to Green Wood on April 18, and...
In the letter Mrs. Smoot explains that her fourteen-year-old daughter will soon lose her job because of recent legislation addressing child labor: "Monday President Roosevelt's new rule for textile mills becomes effective and while it is a...
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