Maison Espérance


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Occupation Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence
Emmeline Pethick (later EPL ) and Mary Neal turned their settlement for working girls into a co-operative dressmaking business, which they called the Maison Espérance . This settlement was based in Wigmore Street.
Brittain, Vera. Pethick-Lawrence: A Portrait. George Allen and Unwin.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Pethick-Lawrence, Emmeline. My Part in a Changing World. Hyperion.
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence
EPL 's essay, which details the evolution of her working girls' settlement, Maison Espérance (first opened in 1897), begins by defining and describing the working girl. The working girl, it says, is brutally honest, loyal...


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