Elizabeth Banks' "Campaigns & Curiosity: Journalistic Adventures of an American Girl in London"

Elizabeth Banks' "Campaigns & Curiosity: Journalistic Adventures of an American Girl in London"

Author: 
Elizabeth Banks

This is a compilation of Banks' reporting for The Weekly Sun and English Illustrated Magazine, experiencing life in London up and down the social scale. It includes her eight-part "In Cap and Apron," her four-part "The Almighty Dollar in London Society," "The Price of a Pedigree," "Sweeping a Crossing," "A Day with the Flower Girls," and her five-part "Among the Laundry Girls," starting with "Why and How I Became One of Them."

Book Excerpt: 
"Stitch! stitch! stitch! I stood in the doorway of a fifth-floor backroom in a Camberwell lodging-house, listening to a modern edition of 'The Song of the Shirt,' sung to the accompaniment of a sewing machine . . . "
Publisher / Publication: 
Year of Publication: 
Tue, 1895-01-01
Rights Information: 
Public domain.
City of Publication: 
New York City
Book Publisher: 
F.T. Neely