Employment Collection, 1817-1991 (Bulk: 1920-1976)
67 boxes, 43 volumes (30.5 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS 456
Primarily printed materials and books, plus some unpublished writings, correspondence, photographs, and ephemera, pertaining to employment issues and specific occupations of women primarily in the U.S. and England. Topics include affirmative action, sex discrimination, labor organizing, child labor, immigrant workers, women in industry, jury duty, wartime work, Social Security, and protective legislation. Over eighty occupations represented include: law, academics, social work, sciences, domestic work, industrial labor, business, the armed services, government and politics, and philanthropy.
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