"Women Working, 1870 – 1930 provides access to digitized historical,
manuscript, and image resources selected from Harvard’s library and museum
collections. This 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, and social issues are all well
documented. The collection currently contains 2,396 books and pamphlets, 1,075
photographs, and 5,000 pages from manuscript collections."
"Women Working, 1870-1930"
Harvard University Library