High School Unit III
Lesson A: Suggested Links & Resources
The Lowell Mill Girls: Life in the Factory (Perspectives in History Series), ed. by Joanne Weisman Deitch (Discovery Enterprises, 1997).
The Lowell Offering: Writings by New England Mill Women (1840–1845), ed. by Benita Eisler (W.W. Norton, 1998).
Lyddie, by Katherine Paterson (Lodestar, 1991) [young-adult historical fiction]
Bibliography of Massachusetts nineteenth-century industrial history, Massachusetts Studies Project website
Introduction to the Lowell "mill girls"
"Lowell Mill Girls Go On Strike, 1836" by Harriet Hanson Robinson
Excerpts from Lucy Larcom's A New England Girlhood