Textile Mill Research Paper

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Based on New England industry, in order to expending the textile mills industry, there were two types of recruitment development, one was to recruit the young children, some of the the children start to work when they were 5 or 6-year-old, and another was to recruit women, they recruit women to work for the textile mills, most of women working since they were teen, and they would save their salary for many years and returned to their home to get married and grew their family, some of them got married in the farm or factory, and stopped working after they had their own family. According to Thomas
Dublin, not all the farm women enjoy working in the textile mills factory, in fact, they were suffering loneliness away from home, and working
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(These rules based on the
Handbook of Lowell factory in 1848). The rules in different factories were slightly different, but were majority the same. They all had regulations on punishing people taking goods or products from the factory, they were considered as stealing.
Although there were rules and specific regulations for women working in the textile mills factory, their condition was much better compare with women working in the core mines factory in England and other areas of industrial Europe. Women working in core mines factory had to suffer from horrible condition, they had no good environment to sleep, no good food to eat, they also had to work naked or crawl on their bare feet and hand to perform their daily job. Compare with women working in textile mills factory, they had decent place to sleep, and good food to eat, they were also able to request leave, and got paid on time, their working conditions were much better. However, it was not easy transform for those women transform from farm work to work in the factory, because they had to follow the rules set by the factory, they had to work from sunrise to sunset and they had to live in a dorm with all other women (who might consider

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