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Consumers' League of Eastern Pennsylvania Colored Women as Industrial Workers in Philadelphia

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09777 Author/Creator: Consumers' League of Eastern Pennsylvania Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Pamphlet Date: 1920 Pagination: 47 p. ; 21.9 x 15.2 cm.

Summary of Content: One pamphlet entitled, "Colored Women as Industrial Workers in Philadelphia," dated approximately in 1920. Pertains to completing a study on a low number of African American women employed before World War I outside of domestic service. Provides tables and data for weekly wages, list of industries, education completed, ages of women interviewed. Includes maps of ward divisions in Philadelphia

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Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: African American HistoryWomen's HistoryWorker's rights

Sub Era: The Roaring Twenties

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