Work and Occupations in Colonial America (Everyday Life Long Ago)
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Work and Occupations in Colonial America (Everyday Life Long Ago)

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Published by Blue Earth Books .
Written in English


  • Careers - Job Almanacs,
  • Careers / Job Opportunities,
  • History,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Labor,
  • Occupations,
  • United States,
  • Children: Grades 2-3

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The Physical Object
FormatSchool & Library Binding
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10603013M
ISBN 100736821651
ISBN 109780736821650

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Get this from a library! Work in Colonial America. [Mark Thomas] -- A simple introduction to various jobs in Colonial America, including those performed by blacksmiths, coopers, and shoemakers. Colonial Jobs - Late s - early s by Filia Papamanolis | This newsletter was created with Smore, an online tool for creating beautiful newsletters for educators, nonprofits, businesses and more. Back in Colonial times, there were many jobs. There was Blacksmith, Cooper, Founder and more. although, is you were a son, you where usually farm hands, helping out with the animal, planting, hunting, and fishing. all of these where also jobs for men, woman where never expected to do any of this labor. men did a lot of manual labor, which helped. Colonial Jobs List. GWEN BRUNO 29 SEP Shoemaking was one of the most common trades in colonial America, says the Colonial Williamsburg Web site. The shoemaker sold both ready-to-wear shoes and custom-made shoes. Tailors, who were almost always men, specialized in measuring and sewing garments for both men and women. Much work went.