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Table I

†† SELECTED OCCUPATIONS IN BOSTONíS

FREE NEGRO COMMUNITY, 1850

Service Jobs

Workers

Artisans

Small Business

White Collar

Waiter

57

Laborer

356

Mariner

20

Trader

31

Clergy

10

Barber

63

Seaman

157

Baker

13

Grocer

9

Nurse

1

Hair Dresser

32

Tender

49

Carpenter

8

Clothier

35

Musician

3

Cook

21

Domestic

15

Shoemaker

7

Bootblack

3

 

 

Porter

19

Teamster

3

Cigarmaker

4

Boarder

3

 

 

Servant

6

Chimney Sweeper

1

Printer

4

 

 

 

 

Launder

18

 

 

Dressmaker

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tailor

18

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Milliner

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Furniture maker

2

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

216

 

581

 

79

 

81

 

14