Work traditionally and historically undertaken by women, especially tasks of a domestic nature such as cooking, needlework, and child rearing.
- Consult some primary sources detailing the nature of women's work and household activities such as business records, census enumerators' books, trade directories, household budgets and private diaries.
- In contrast, women's work as domestics and in the field rarely provided opportunities to leave the plantation.
- Eventually, the Union undertook a number of projects to investigate women's work.
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