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Women have always worked : a historical overview / Alice Kessler-Harris ; [photo research by Flavia Rando].


New York : McGraw-Hill, [1981] .
ISBN 091267086X, 0070204357, 0912670770, 0912670673

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Subjects United States.
Women -- Employment -- United States -- History.
Women -- Employment.
Series Women's lives, women's work.
Description xiii, 193 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Copyright Date [1981]
[1981]
©1981
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary TRACES THE INVOLVEMENT OF POOR, MINORITY, AND MIDDLE CLASS AMERICAN WOMEN IN HOUSEHOLD WORK, WAGE LABOR, SOCIAL REFORM, AND DEPRESSION AND WARTIME LABOR FORCES.
Contents Work in the colonies -- The success ethic -- Photo Feature -- The working lives of women in the U.S. -- Woman's separate sphere -- Bread and roses -- The colonial household -- The household transformed -- The affluent housewife -- Photo feature -- taking care of family needs -- Patterns of poverty -- Post-war prosperity -- Creating a labor force -- The domestic code -- From family worker to wage worker -- Unenviable jobs -- Photo feature -- Women in the paid work force -- What is to be done? -- Streamlining operations-- Moral reform -- Enlarging women's sphere -- Social housekeeping -- The helping professions -- Photo feature -- working to reform the world -- Women as housewives -- Women as consumers -- Depression and war -- Contemporary patterns -- Fighting discrimination -- Photo feature -- a changing and growing labor force -- Looking into the future.
Genre History.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)6195597
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Kessler-Harris, Alice.
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