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Emily, the diary of a hard-worked woman

by Emily French

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Colorado
    • Subjects:
    • French, Emily, b. 1843? -- Diaries,
    • Pioneers -- Colorado -- Diaries,
    • Women pioneers -- Colorado -- Diaries,
    • Working class women -- Colorado -- Diaries,
    • Colorado -- Social life and customs

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesEmily.
      Statementby Emily French ; edited by Janet Lecompte.
      SeriesWomen in the West
      ContributionsLecompte, Janet, 1923-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF781 .F854 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 166 p. ;
      Number of Pages166
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2718162M
      ISBN 100803228724, 0803268610
      LC Control Number86011389

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Emily: The Diary of a Hard-Worked Woman (Women in the West) Paperback – March 1, by Emily French (Author)Cited by: 1. It was a hard life for a divorced woman in 's Colorado, even for someone like Emily who was willing to work very hard.

Every entry in her diary is similar, telling what she eats, how long she works, how little she gets paid for it, and how she worries about losing her family/5(9).

Emily was recently divorced but received no alimony or child support. She worked as a laundress, cleaning woman, and nurse, first in the farming community of Elbert, Colorado, then in the growing city of Denver, the mining town of Dake, and back into Denver.

Emily's diary discloses an example of the desperate lives lived by : Emily French. Rarely do we have a chance to read a diary kept by a working woman of a bygone era and written is so revealing a manner. The entries cover the yearin which a divorced woman on her own with two children struggled for survival.

Working as a cook, maid, laundress, she eked out a bare existence. Through this expressive diary we can feel Emily's pain and her rare moments of joy, and we experience what it was like to be a poor working woman in Colorado in Emily French's diary, a brown cloth-covered book of 3 by 5 inches, is worn but sturdy, like Emily herself.

a year in the life of a hard-working woman Published by User, 13 years ago This is a journal written by Emily French during a year of her life in As a divorced woman with several children, she had to work constantly to care for her children and herself/5(2).

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Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Emily, the diary of a hard-worked woman by Emily French; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Social life and customs, Journal intime, Diaries, Travailleuses, Pionniers, Moeurs et coutumes, Journaux intimes, Working class women.

Emily was recently divorced but received no alimony or child support. She worked as a laundress, cleaning woman, and nurse, first in the farming community of Elbert, Colorado, then in the growing city of Denver, the mining town of Dake, and back into Denver.

Emily's diary discloses an example of the desperate lives lived by many. Some diaries, such as Emily: The Diary of a Hard-Worked Woman, manage somehow to be both.

Emily Louisa Rood, born in Michigan inwas raised in middle-class surroundings and thus accustomed to some of the finer things in western life, including her own home and her own horse and : Alice Hall Petry. Emily was recently divorced but received no alimony or child support.

She worked as a laundress, cleaning woman, and nurse, first in the farming community of Elbert, Colorado, then in the growing city of Denver, the mining town of Dake, and back into Denver. Emily's diary discloses an example of the desperate lives lived by many.4/5(1).

Emily French was divorced but received no alimony or child support. She worked as a laundress, cleaning woman, and nurse. Having enough money and food is a source of constant anxiety, but her deepest fears center on the loss of family and of home.

She becomes discouraged but never gives up and always believes things will change. Firebrand Books, pp. Anderson, Mary. Women at Work: The Autobiography of Mary Anderson. Emily.

Emily, the Diary of a Hard-Worked Woman. Edited by Janet Lecompte. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, pp. A Woman's Diary of Life in the Rural South, Edited with an introduction by Margaret Jones Bolsterli.

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