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From Morning to Night: Domestic Service at Maymont and the Gilded-Age South

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Step off the lush carpet and push through the swinging door of the butler's pantry to enter the bustling realm of domestic workers at Maymont House from 1893 to 1925. In From Morning to Night, Elizabeth O'Leary takes the reader behind the scenes in the opulent mansion of the Richmond multimillionaire James H. Dooley and his wife, Sallie. Drawing upon personal letters, busi ...more
Hardcover, 182 pages
Published April 29th 2003 by University of Virginia Press
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Laurel
Nice, brief overview of the Dooleys and their domestic staff despite the burning of most of the the family's papers in the 1920s. Excellent complement to a visit to Maymont and its fabulous exhibit on service at Maymont.
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