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Ticket for Social Levee at City Hall, No. 3 Amoskeag Mill, 1848

Ticket for Social Levee at City Hall, No. 3 Amoskeag Mill, 1848

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This fall evening event held by the young lady workers of Amoskeag Mill number 3 may have marked the need to use artificial light in the mills during the winter as the days got shorter. The artificial lighting elongated the workday, increasing owner profitability, but open flames created more dangerous conditions for workers.
Object Name
dance ticket
date made
United States: Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh
overall: 1 3/8 in x 2 3/4 in; 3.4925 cm x 6.985 cm
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Work and Industry: Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Cultures & Communities
American Enterprise
American Enterprise
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National Museum of American History
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National Museum of American History
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