Below the Stairs


A digital Library on Domestic Servants in the 19th and early 20th Centuries Created by William Dickinson, Susan Kelly and Sara Kumerow Graduate Students at University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana

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The Whiskered Footman


A novel about a footman

French governess and a girl


Agnes Bruxner, a governess, tutors Miss Gouley who's reading a book

Dora Agnes Sanderson, domestic servant, arrested for theft

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photo of domestic servant who was arrested for stealing jewelry and clothing