Lauren W. Gilfillan Among the Shop Girls and the Miners

Reportage

Description

 Lauren Gilfillan graduated from Smith College, found nothing when she went to New York in search of work as a writer and headed instead to the coal fields of Pittsburgh, during a strike and passed as the child of a miner. She wrote about it for Forum and Century and then turned her stories into a book, published by Viking.

Media History

The reporting was intended for these media types: Magazine, Book

Articles, Books, Video/Film