The Lowell Offering was a magazine written by the young women who worked in the Lowell textile mills. It was published from 1840 to 1845. The magazine was supported by the city’s textile companies, and it promoted morality and hard work among the young female workers. This song appeared in the Lowell Offering.
Source | "Song of the Spinners" Lowell Offering, 1841, Merrimack Valley Textile Museum, from Uses of Liberty Rhetoric Among Lowell Mill Girls, http://www.library.csi.cuny.edu/dept/americanstudies/lavender/lowell.html. Creator | Unknown Item Type | Music/Song Cite This document | Unknown, “"Song of the Spinners" (with text supports),” HERB: Resources for Teachers, accessed March 3, 2015, http://herb.ashp.cuny.edu/items/show/1786.