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Living and Working in a Mill Town

Use information from the letters written by mill girls to answer the questions below. You may not be able to answer all of the questions.

1. Who wrote the letter? To whom was the letter written?
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2. What does the letter-writer say about the work and the working conditions?
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3. What does the letter-writer say about living in a boarding house or in some other type of lodging?
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4. What does the letter-writer say about recreation, relaxation, rest?
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5. What else does the letter-writer say about life as a mill girl or living in a mill town?
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