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Cowboys and coffin makers : one hundred 19th-century jobs you might have feared or fancied, by Laurie Coulter ; art by Martha Newbigging

Label
Cowboys and coffin makers : one hundred 19th-century jobs you might have feared or fancied
Title
Cowboys and coffin makers
Title remainder
one hundred 19th-century jobs you might have feared or fancied
Statement of responsibility
by Laurie Coulter ; art by Martha Newbigging
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Provides fascinating facts and stories about one hundred jobs of the 1800s in North America, such as a railroad brakeman, a hokey-pokey seller, a mule spinner, an iron puddler, a trapper boy, and more
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Coulter, Laurie
Dewey number
j331.700973/09034
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E337
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Newbigging, Martha
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Occupations
  • Occupations
  • Social classes
  • Nineteenth century
  • Working class
  • Professions
  • Occupations
  • United States
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Cowboys and coffin makers : one hundred 19th-century jobs you might have feared or fancied, by Laurie Coulter ; art by Martha Newbigging
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Powerful Changes -- No Idle Hands -- "The Most Beautiful Sight" -- The Clock That Fired the Sun -- Weird Job Titles of the 1800s -- Choosing a 19th-Century Career -- Exploration Jobs -- Mountain Man -- Mountain Woman -- Explorer -- Cartographer -- Frontier Jobs -- Storekeeper -- Frontier Farmer -- Frontier Farmer's Wife -- Peddler -- Schoolteacher -- Miller -- Life and Death Jobs -- Midwife -- Doctor -- Pharmacist -- Horse/Cow Doctor -- Coffin Maker -- Artisan Jobs -- Basket Maker -- Blacksmith -- Wheelwright -- Cooper -- Butcher -- Factory and Mill Jobs -- Seamstress -- Mill Worker -- Shoemaker -- Glassblower -- Machinist -- On-the-Water Jobs -- Cut-tail -- Shipbuilder -- Ship Biscuit Maker -- Lighthouse Keeper -- Dory Fisherman -- Whaleboat Boatheader -- Steamboat Pilot -- Canal Hoggee -- Going West Jobs -- Stonemason -- Wagon Train Leader -- Military Post Commander -- Prospector -- Boardinghouse Operator -- Laundress -- Forced Laborer -- Traveling-Here-and-There Jobs\ -- Stagecoach Driver -- Circuit Lawyer -- Lightning RodMan -- Limner -- Sweet-Tooth Jobs -- Sugar Plantation Owner -- Maple Syrup Producer -- Candy Maker -- Hokey-pokey Seller -- Dentist\ -- Slave Labor Jobs -- Field Slave -- House Slave -- Change-the-World Jobs -- Social Reformer -- Leader -- Inventor\ -- Wartime Jobs -- Military Surgeon -- Doughboy -- Nurse -- Submarine Commander -- Spy -- Photographer -- Railroad Jobs -- Locomotive Engineer -- Brakeman -- Construction Laborer -- \Bridge Engineer -- Waitress -- Rock-Hard Jobs -- Salt Maker -- \Coal Miner -- Ice Maker -- Breaker Boy -- Dinosaur Hunter -- \Great-Outdoors Jobs -- Ranchwoman -- Cowboy -- Chuckwagon Cook -- Lawman -- Lumberjack -- National Park Ranger -- Up-and-Down Jobs -- Cable-Car Gripman -- Lineman -- Sandhog -- Elevator Man -- Fashion Jobs -- Milliner -- Department Store Owner -- Sweatshop Worker -- Ragpicker -- \Working-for-the-City Jobs -- Firefighter -- Police Officer -- Entertaining Jobs -- Telegraph Operator -- Newspaper Publisher -- Dime Novel Writer -- Soda Fountain Owner -- Professional Baseball Player -- Wild West Show Performer -- Snake Charmer -- Actor -- Big-Business Jobs -- Robber Baron -- Socialite -- Architect -- Stenographer-Typist -- Office Clerk -- \Telephone Operator -- Recommended Further Reading -- \Acknowledgments -- Index
Extent
1 online resource (96 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1029050026
Label
Cowboys and coffin makers : one hundred 19th-century jobs you might have feared or fancied, by Laurie Coulter ; art by Martha Newbigging
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Powerful Changes -- No Idle Hands -- "The Most Beautiful Sight" -- The Clock That Fired the Sun -- Weird Job Titles of the 1800s -- Choosing a 19th-Century Career -- Exploration Jobs -- Mountain Man -- Mountain Woman -- Explorer -- Cartographer -- Frontier Jobs -- Storekeeper -- Frontier Farmer -- Frontier Farmer's Wife -- Peddler -- Schoolteacher -- Miller -- Life and Death Jobs -- Midwife -- Doctor -- Pharmacist -- Horse/Cow Doctor -- Coffin Maker -- Artisan Jobs -- Basket Maker -- Blacksmith -- Wheelwright -- Cooper -- Butcher -- Factory and Mill Jobs -- Seamstress -- Mill Worker -- Shoemaker -- Glassblower -- Machinist -- On-the-Water Jobs -- Cut-tail -- Shipbuilder -- Ship Biscuit Maker -- Lighthouse Keeper -- Dory Fisherman -- Whaleboat Boatheader -- Steamboat Pilot -- Canal Hoggee -- Going West Jobs -- Stonemason -- Wagon Train Leader -- Military Post Commander -- Prospector -- Boardinghouse Operator -- Laundress -- Forced Laborer -- Traveling-Here-and-There Jobs\ -- Stagecoach Driver -- Circuit Lawyer -- Lightning RodMan -- Limner -- Sweet-Tooth Jobs -- Sugar Plantation Owner -- Maple Syrup Producer -- Candy Maker -- Hokey-pokey Seller -- Dentist\ -- Slave Labor Jobs -- Field Slave -- House Slave -- Change-the-World Jobs -- Social Reformer -- Leader -- Inventor\ -- Wartime Jobs -- Military Surgeon -- Doughboy -- Nurse -- Submarine Commander -- Spy -- Photographer -- Railroad Jobs -- Locomotive Engineer -- Brakeman -- Construction Laborer -- \Bridge Engineer -- Waitress -- Rock-Hard Jobs -- Salt Maker -- \Coal Miner -- Ice Maker -- Breaker Boy -- Dinosaur Hunter -- \Great-Outdoors Jobs -- Ranchwoman -- Cowboy -- Chuckwagon Cook -- Lawman -- Lumberjack -- National Park Ranger -- Up-and-Down Jobs -- Cable-Car Gripman -- Lineman -- Sandhog -- Elevator Man -- Fashion Jobs -- Milliner -- Department Store Owner -- Sweatshop Worker -- Ragpicker -- \Working-for-the-City Jobs -- Firefighter -- Police Officer -- Entertaining Jobs -- Telegraph Operator -- Newspaper Publisher -- Dime Novel Writer -- Soda Fountain Owner -- Professional Baseball Player -- Wild West Show Performer -- Snake Charmer -- Actor -- Big-Business Jobs -- Robber Baron -- Socialite -- Architect -- Stenographer-Typist -- Office Clerk -- \Telephone Operator -- Recommended Further Reading -- \Acknowledgments -- Index
Extent
1 online resource (96 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1029050026

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