Harvard Open Collections Program: Women Working digital collection now available
Harvard University Library, Open Collections Program
Is pleased to announce the release of the online resource
"WOMEN WORKING: 1870-1930"
a digital collection of primary source materials for teaching, learning, and research http://ocp.hul.harvard.edu/ww
"WOMEN WORKING: 1870-1930" provides free access to digitized historical, manuscript, and image resources selected from Harvard's library and museum collections. The "Women Working" collection explores women's roles in the US economy between the Civil War and the Great Depression. Working conditions, conditions in the home, costs of living, recreation, health and hygiene, conduct of life, policies and regulations governing the workplace, education and social issues are all well documented.
SOME ITEMS FROM THE COLLECTION
Books + Pamphlets:
"Children of wage-earning mothers: a study of a selected group in Chicago." Wright, Helen R. 1922.
"The purpose of textile education: an address at the opening of the Lowell Textile School year…." Woodbury, Charles Jeptha Hall. 1897.
Women working at the California Fruit Growers' Exchange, ca. 1930
Women working with Caterpillar Tractors, ca. 1930
Diary of Oscar-winning stage and screen actress Josephine Sherwood Hull, 1920-1924.
Correspondence with women lawyers regarding opportunities for women in the legal profession, 1940-1920. Bureau of Vocational Information.
"Choice Recipes," 1905. Walter Baker & Company.
"Columbia bicycles," 1895. Pope Manufacturing Company.
LINK TO US
If you are interested in linking to the WOMEN WORKING digital collection, go to http://ocp.hul.harvard.edu/ww/linktoww.html for instructions.
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