"That Evening Sun", 289 (Event)

Page Number: 
289
Order within Page: 
1
First 8-10 words of event: 
Monday is no different from any other weekday in Jefferson
Page Event Ends: 
289
Era: 
The Twenties (1920-1929)
Characters Present: 
Characters Mentioned: 
Narrative Status: 
Narrated
Date: 
Tuesday, January 1, 1924 to Wednesday, December 31, 1924
Summary: 

The narrator describes modernization in Jefferson by focusing on the paved streets, the arrival of telephones and electricity, and a city laundry that uses motor cars to gather soiled clothing from its customers and replaces with laundry machinery the Negro washerwomen of old.

Chronological Order: 
24.00
Keywords: 
Modernity, modernization, technology, city, automobile, race, class, gender, domestic labor
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