Working Americans: 1880-2005: Volume VI: Women at Work, 1st Edition

  • Volume 6
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  • ISBN-10: 159237168X
  • ISBN-13: 9781592371686
  • DDC: 305.5
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 483 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2005 | Published/Released November 2006
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2005

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Overview

Working Americans 1880-2005 Volume VI: Women at Work is divided into 13 chapters, each covering a decade from 1880-2005. The lives of three to five working women is profiled in each chapter. You will learn about their annual income and household budgets, life at home and work, community involvement, prices of the time and cost of living, working conditions, social activities, and much more. Beginning with the life of a maid in 1890 and a store clerk in 1900 ending with the life and times of the modern working women, this text captures the struggle, strengths and changing perception of the American woman at work.

Table of Contents

Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Introduction.
Preface.
Dedication.
Acknowledgements.
1: 1880–1899.
2: 1890 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1890.
3: 1892 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1892.
4: 1896 News Profile.
5: 1898 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1898–1899.
6: 1899 News Feature.
7: 1900–1909.
8: 1902 Family Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1902–1903.
9: 1904 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1904.
10: 1904 News Profile.
11: 1907 News Feature.
12: 1909 Family Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1909.
13: 1910–1919.
14: 1910 News Feature.
15: 1911 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1911.
16: 1915 News Profile Working Children Study.
17: 1918 Profile World War I: France.
Historical Snapshot 1918.
18: 1919 Family Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1919.
19: 1920–1929.
20: 1922 Family Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1922.
21: 1923 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1923.
22: 1928 News Feature.
23: 1928 News Feature.
24: 1930–1939.
25: 1931 News Profile Building Hoover Dam.
26: 1934 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1934.
27: 1935 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1939.
28: 1937 Profile Fighting for Peace.
Historical Snapshot 1937.
29: 1938 News Feature.
30: 1940–1949.
31: 1942 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1942.
32: 1947 Profile Occupied Japan.
Historical Snapshot 1947.
33: 1947 News Profile.
34: 1950–1959.
35: 1951 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1951.
36: 1956 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1956.
37: 1959 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1959.
38: 1960–1969.
39: 1963 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1963.
40: 1968 Family Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1968–1969.
41: 1968 Economic Profile.
42: 1969 Profile Protesting Vietnam.
Historical Snapshot 1969.
43: 1970–1979.
44: 1972 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1972.
45: 1972 News Feature.
46: 1979 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1979.
47: 1972–1979 News Feature.
48: 1980–1989.
49: 1986 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1986.
50: 1986 Economic Profile.
51: 1987 News Feature.
52: 1989 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1989.
53: 1989 Profile Invasion of Panama.
Historical Snapshot 1989.
54: 1990–1991.
55: 1994 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1994.
56: 1994 News Profile.
57: 1995 Family Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1995–1996.
58: 1995 Economic Profile.
59: 1998 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1980.
60: 1998 Economic Profile.
61: 2000–2005.
62: 2000 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 2000.
63: 2002 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 2002.
64: 2003 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 2003.
65: 2004 News Feature.
66: 2005 News Feature.
Index.