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industrial experience of women workers at the summer schools, 1928 to 1930

Gladys L. Palmer

industrial experience of women workers at the summer schools, 1928 to 1930

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Published by U.S. Government Printing Office in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Edition Notes

Statementby Gladys L. Palmer.
SeriesWomen"s Bureau bulletin -- no.89
ContributionsUnited States. Women"s Bureau.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19655175M

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A UNIT GROUP ON THE CAMPUS, BRYN MAWR SUMMER SCHOOL, THE INDUSTRIAL EXPERIENCE OF WOMEN WORKERS AT THE SUM­ MER SCHOOLS, TO Part I.—PURPOSE OF THE STUDY 1 Few studies have been made of workers’ industrial experience over a period of years, probably because the material is difficult to obtain and even more difficult to interpret.

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Women's Bureau,]. An Instructor pointing to a US Map of Territory Acquisition as part of the Barnard Summer School for Woman Workers in Industry, circa Trades of women attending the Barnard Summer School Barnard Summer School for Women Workers in Industry class portrait, The schools were designed to give women working in industry the chance to experience higher education during the summer months when the campuses were not in use by the regular students.

In the case of Bryn Mawr College, the women lived on campus and became fully immersed in campus life, including performing plays, a much loved Bryn Mawr tradition.

I discovered the richness of NARA's holdings on the African American working class of the s and early s when I began research for a book on domestic servants and industrial experience of women workers at the summer schools in the interwar era.(1) I assumed that domestic work, the largest women's occupation untilwould be difficult to document at the job site of the private household.

During the s, women proved capable of supporting themselves and their families. The suffragette movement, along with the 19th Amendment, gave women the right to vote.

That paved the way for women. making. Women in poor countries, for example, are often employed in industrial experience of women workers at the summer schools paid labor force to a considerable degree but few would claim they were part of a societal and economic revolution.

Adult women were employed in the United States historically. Yet, prior to the s em-ployed 1928 to 1930 book women came disproportionatelyFile Size: KB. Most women, through Works Progress Administration (WPA), began working at sewing companies and doing office work.

Women 1928 to 1930 book had disabled husbands, widows, and singles were given social security payments. It secured women’s rights in labor, “By, American women workers were unionized– triple the number in The Hawthorne studies of the late s and early s led industrial-organizational psychologists to focus on Human relations in the workplace As opposed to an industrial psychologist, an organizational psychologist is more likely to work on.

unskilled workers into a single union. (C) Labor unions should compete directly with large industries in producing and distributing consumer products. (D) Industrial workers should form a political party to achieve their goals.

(E) The defective capitalist system should be replaced by labor cooperatives. The Barnard College Summer School, the Summer School for Workers of the University of Wisconsin, and the Southern Summer School all began in the mids. These schools formed a coordinating body for workers’ education programs for women, the Affiliated Schools for Women Workers, in Students generally appreciated the summer schools.

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