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Prisoners of Poverty: Women Wage-Workers, Their Trades and Their Lives
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Helen Stuart Campbell (born Helen Stuart; July 5, 1839 –... More > July 22, 1918) was a social reformer and pioneer in the field of home economics. She wrote several important studies about women trapped in poverty, and the role that effective home economics could play in lifting women and families out of poverty.She was born in Lockport, New York to Jane E. (née Campbell) and Homer H. Stuart. (She later changed her surname to favor her mother's maiden name.) She studied in Warren, Rhode Island and Bloomington, New Jersey. She worked as a professor of economics at the University of Wisconsin from 1893–96, and then as a professor of domestic science at Kansas State Agricultural College from 1896-97.In the 1860s and 70s, she wrote stories and children's books under the name "Mrs. Helen Weeks". Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Helen_Stuart_Campbell< Less
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