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Sarah Buchmeier

Sarah Buchmeier

Sarah Buchmeier earned her PhD in English at the University of Illinois at Chicago and currently serves as head of research and interpretive programs at Pullman National Monument. Her research interests include nineteenth-century American literature, religion and secularism, history and theory of the novel, and labor history. Her work has appeared in The Chronicle of Education and is forthcoming in Religion & Literature.

Women sewing fabric for seats at Pullman Works, Chicago, Illinois.

Pullman Women at Work: From Gilded Age to Atomic Age

Pullman resisted hiring women and did his best to keep attention away from the company’s female employees.