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Taft, William H. (1857-1930) to Nellie Taft re: girls who have applied to be his nurse, cook, laundress, etc.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05585.05 Author/Creator: Taft, William H. (1857-1930) Place Written: Cincinnati, [OH] Type: Autograph letter signed Date: [1899/10 ca.] Pagination: 2, 2 p. 23.3 x 15 cm

Summary of Content: Accompanied by a description of one young woman.

People: Taft, William H. (William Howard)., 1857-1930

Historical Era: Rise of Industrial America, 1877-1900

Subjects: PresidentWomen's HistoryLabor

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