How Did Sarah Bagley Contribute to the Ten-Hour Movement in Lowell and
How Did Her Labor Activism Flow into Other Reform Movements, 1836-1870?

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Abstract

Introduction

Document 1: Sarah G. Bagley, "Pleasures of Factory Life," 1840

Document 2: Sarah G. Bagley, "Tales of Factory Life. No. 1," 1841

Document 3: "Constitution of the Lowell Factory Girls Association," 1836

Document 4: "A Leaf from my Sketch-Book," 3 April 1846

Document 5: "Preamble [and Constitution] of the Lowell Female Labor Reform Association," 27 February 1846

Document 6: "Report of the Female Labor Reform Association of Lowell to the New England Workingmen's Association," April 1845

Document 7: "The `Social Gathering," 20 February 1846

Document 8: "The Female Labor Reform Association in Manchester," 24 April 1846

Document 9A: Massachusetts House Petition, H. 1587/9, 1845

Document 9B: Massachusetts House Petition, H. 1587/8, 1845

Document 10: Report of the Legislative Committee on the Ten-Hour Petitions, 1845

Document 11: Resolutions Denouncing Mass. Legislative Report, 9 January 1846

Document 12: Ten-Hour Petition to the Massachusetts State Senate, 1846

Document 13: Sarah G. Bagley, "Ten-Hour System and Its Advocates," 16 January 1846

Document 14: Sarah G. Bagley, "Ten-Hour System and Its Advocates," 23 January 1846

Document 15: Sarah G. Bagley, "Ten-Hour System and Its Advocates," 6 February 1846

Document 16: Sarah G. Bagley, "To E.R.L. -- No. 2," 1 May 1846

Document 17: Factory Life As It Is, 1845

Document 18A: Sarah G. Bagley to Thomas Dorr, 3 July 1845

Document 18B: Sarah G. Bagley to Thomas Dorr, 18 September 1845

Document 18C: Huldah J. Stone to Thomas Dorr, 2 April 1846

Document 19: Lowell Peace Petition, January 1846

Document 20: Sarah G. Bagley, "Letter to Voice of Industry," 11 September 1846

Document 21: Sarah G. Bagley, "Progress of the Age," 6 February 1847

Document 22: Sarah G. Bagley, "Remarks of Miss Bagley," 5 June 1845

Document 23: Sarah G. Bagley, "Introductory" to the Female Department, 9 January 1846

Document 24: Ellen Munroe, Letter to the Editor, 13 March 1846

Document 25: Sarah G. Bagley to Angelique Martin, 1 January 1846

Document 26: Sarah G. Bagley to Angelique Martin, 23 March 1846

Document 27: Sarah G. Bagley to Angelique Martin, 13 March 1847

Document 28: Mary Emerson to Angelique Martin, 25 May 1850

Document 29: Mary Emerson to Angelique Martin, 18 October 1851

Document 30: Semi-Annual Report of the Managers of the Rosine Association, April 1850

Document 31A: Durnos' Advertisement, 1854

Document 31B: Durnos' Advertisement, 1854

Document 31C: Durnos' Catarrh Snuff, Advertisement, 16 January 1867

Document 32A: R. G. Dun Credit Rating for James Durno, 1855-1857

Document 32B: R. G. Dun Credit Rating for James Durno, 1858-1860

Document 32C: R. G. Dun Credit Rating for James Durno, 1867

Images: Views of Lowell and the Lowell System

Image 1: Lowell Shopping District, 1856

Image 2: Middlesex Manufacturing Company, c. 1840

Image 3: Hamilton Manufacturing Company, c. 1850

Image 4: "Regulations for the Boarding Houses of the Middlesex Company," c. 1846

Image 5: Time Table of the Lowell Mills, 1851

Image 6: Broadside Advertising for Women Operatives, 1859

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