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Unformatted text preview: Sometimes women would work all day with no food until dinner. Familial costs were that the women were not around to take care of their children unless they are old enough to work in the collieries. Their conditions often cause them to be sick and very tired. Socially, no one wants to socialize with a dirty, unwashed woman of the mines. As noted by the Sub-Commissioner Scriven: [The] girl is an ignorant, filthy, ragged, and deplorable looking object, and such a one as the uncivilized natives of the praries would be shocked to look upon....
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- Spring '08
- World History