Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Workday Wednesday: Domestic Servant Classified Ads

   Was your ancestor a domestic servant? I was looking through old editions of The New London Day recently and stumbled across something that might help you learn more about his or her life. Turns out that families would advertise in the classified ads looking for "reliable" help. Take a look at this promotional ad from The Day about their program. It was definitely a part of early 20th century life I had never considered.

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