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Published by F. C. Harper in Pittsburgh, Pa .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Pennsylvania,
  • Pittsburgh.

Subjects:

  • Industries -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh.

Book details:

Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC108.P7 M4
The Physical Object
Pagination4 p.l., 394 p., 1 l.
Number of Pages394
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6495368M
LC Control Number46000324
OCLC/WorldCa1319959

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Women came into the workforces in greater numbers than ever before during WWII. With vacancies left by deployed men and new positions created by war production, posters like this iconic “We Can Do It!” urged women to support the war effort by going to work in America’s factories. Poster for Westinghouse, Wikimedia. The large increase in the presence of women in the workforce also meant that those who were mothers had to deal with issues like childcare—finding quality childcare, and dealing with getting the children to and from the "day nursery" before and after work—and were often still primary or solo homemakers, dealing with the same rationing and other issues other women at home faced. OCLC Number: Description: 32 pages 19 cm. Contents: Women as reservoir of labor --Women in manufacturing --Labor requirements for --Steps toward an organized use of women workers in this country --British experience in the use of women workers --Defense vocational training program in the United States --National Youth Administration work projects for girls --Training-within. General Eisenhower once said, “The contribution of the women of America, whether on the farm or in the factory or in uniform, to D-Day was a sine qua non of the invasion effort.” (Ambrose, D-Day, ) Nurses Factory Production Importance of Production Jobs Women could volunteer.

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