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The Rise and Fall of Domestic Servants in Early 20th Century Northeast America

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An overview of the rise and fall of the profession of domestic servants as the Gilded Age moved on to the Progressive Era: cultural and historical context; structure, roles and duties of staff; relationships of servant to master and servant to servant; technological impacts; customs, rules and manners in wealthy homes attended by servants. Attention to psychological, social class and sociological factors at work in this unique arrangement of household operations.

Class Details

3 Sessions
Weekly - Fri

Edgeworth Park at New Town

David Hopkinson 



Registration Closes On
Friday, March 16, 2018 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
3/16/2018 - 3/30/2018 Weekly - Fri 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM Williamsburg, Edgeworth Park at New Town  Map David Hopkinson