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Wanted 1821.JPG
newspaper advertisement for servants

Two Servants - Wanted
19th-century British advertisement for a cook and a nursemaid to serve a "Small Private Family".

A novel about a footman

Painting of an African-American steward preparing to serve dinner. Stewards were generally the highest ranking servants in the household, responsible for keeping track of the household finances and for the hiring and firing of household staff.

The Standard Footman.pdf
Humorous essay describing the stereotypical background, personality and attitudes of the average Thomas,the footman.

The columnist describes the problem of poor skill and work ethic of servant girls and how to address the problem.

The Red and the Black.docx
The Red and the Black chronicles the attempts of a provincial young man to rise socially beyond his modest upbringing through a combination of talent, hard work, deception, and hypocrisy. He ultimately allows his passions to betray him.

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Quietest Little Lam.jpg
An drawing of a governess carrying a screaming infant. Black and white. Newspaper illustration.

A cook book with recipes and directions for making soap
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