Women Working, 1800-1930


Cotton Warper, Shelton Looms, ca. 1933, photograph
by Lewis Wickes Hine, Baker Library, Harvard Business School, Historical Collections, Industrial Life Photograph Collection, Mss: 1412 :447 S544.

Women Working is a digital exploration of women’s impact on the economic life of the United States between 1800 and the Great Depression. Working conditions, workplace regulations, home life, costs of living, commerce, recreation, health and hygiene, and social issues are among the issues documented in this online research collection from Harvard University.

The collection features approximately 650,000 digitized pages and nearly 1,500 images images, including manuscripts, personal documents, books, magazines and photographs.

Visit the online exhibition at the Harvard University Library 

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