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Special Report on Negro Domestic Service in the Seventh Ward Philadelphia

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In "Special Report on Negro Domestic Service in the Seventh Ward Philadelphia" by Isabel Eaton, the author delves into a crucial aspect of African American history that is often overlooked. Through detailed research and firsthand accounts, Eaton sheds light on the experiences of Black domestic workers in Philadelphia during the early 20th century.

Eaton's writing is both informative and engaging, providing readers with a comprehensive understanding of the challenges faced by these individuals in their daily lives. From long hours and low wages to the lack of job security and respect, the oppression and discrimination faced by Black domestic workers are vividly depicted in this report.

What makes this book particularly valuable is Eaton's commitment to giving voice to those whose stories have been marginalized. By highlighting the struggles and resilience of these workers, she brings a new perspective to the broader narrative of African American history.

Overall, "Special Report on Negro Domestic Service in the Seventh Ward Philadelphia" is a poignant and eye-opening read that serves as an important reminder of the injustices faced by Black Americans in the past. Eaton's meticulous research and compassionate storytelling make this book a must-read for anyone interested in understanding the complexities of race and labor in American society.

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This paper is an attempt to give the most accurate facts obtainable bearing upon the question of colored domestic service in Philadelphia.

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