III-"A Woman in the Steerage" - S. J. Stevenson - New York World

III-"A Woman in the Steerage" - S. J. Stevenson - New York World

What a Young Lady Experienced on the Adriatic - Wretched Food and Quarters

by: S. J. Stevenson | publication date: March 16, 1890 | Publication: New York World |

". . .By 8 o'clock two of the sailors came around with a large pail of coffee and served a dipperful to each person. Then the baker followed with the bread in his apron. It was handled considerably before he got to the last person. . ."

S. J. Stevenson observes the conditions in steerage while traveling on the White Star Steamer Adriatic.

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