"Mule in the Yard", 249 (Event)

Page Number: 
249
Order within Page: 
2
First 8-10 words of event: 
(time was when she made her weekly rounds
Page Event Ends: 
249
Era: 
Turn of the Century (1890-1913)
Characters Present: 
Narrative Status: 
Narrated
Date: 
Monday, January 1, 1900 to Saturday, December 31, 1910
Notes: 

Dating of "event" of Het's rounds with carpetbag based on history of "ten-cent stores" in U.S.

Summary: 

Old Het stops using a carpetbag on her weekly rounds of the neighborhood kitchens and replaces it with the new paper bags brought to town with "the advent of the ten-cent stores" (249).

Chronological Order: 
1.00
Keywords: 
poverty carpetbag Progress
Indeterminate Date Range: 
4291

Event