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Women in the economy of the United States of America ; Employed women under NRA codes

Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon

Women in the economy of the United States of America ; Employed women under NRA codes

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Published by Da Capo Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • United States. National Recovery Administration -- Codes.,
    • Women -- Employment -- United States.,
    • Minimum wage -- United States.,
    • New Deal, 1933-1939.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon.
      SeriesFranklin D. Roosevelt and the era of the New Deal
      ContributionsPidgeon, Mary Elizabeth.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6095 .P53 1975
      The Physical Object
      Pagination298 p. (in various pagings), 1 fold. leaf of plates :
      Number of Pages298
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5188855M
      ISBN 100306707314
      LC Control Number75008784

      In the numerous French and Indian Wars the British government poured money in to purchase supplies, build roads and pay colonial soldiers. Other Kentucky pamphlets designed for white women stressed ornamentation and comfort with instructions on decorating, such as "The Kitchen Strikes for Cheer in Color" and special recipes for holiday "Christmas Cookies. A fixed price above cost has proved a lifesaver to more than one inefficient producer. A significant change in policy toward Native Americans also occurred during the Roosevelt years. Johnson called on every business establishment in the nation to accept a stopgap "blanket code": a minimum wage of between 20 and 45 cents per hour, a maximum workweek of 35 to 45 hours, and the abolition of child labor. They answered interviewers, filled out questionnaires, kept consumption records, mailed petitions, and wrote countless letters to inform Washington planners about the vicissitudes of life during the Great Depression.

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ByTownsend Clubs across the country boasted 3. In his June 13, "Statement on the National Industrial Recovery Act," President Roosevelt described the spirit of the NRA: "On this idea, the first part of the NIRA proposes to our industry a great spontaneous cooperation to put millions of men back in their regular jobs this summer.

The material race-class lines that separated women's housekeeping lives during the era became much clearer to me after examining the underused resource of "Family Disbursement of Wage Earners and Salaried Workers, ," Women in the economy of the United States of America ; Employed women under NRA codes book enormous body of data collected by the Bureau of Labor Statistics in forty-two cities on families with annual incomes between five hundred and three thousand dollars.

Mexican and Salvadoran immigrant women are the least likely to have coverage only I discovered the richness of NARA's holdings on the African American working class of the s and early s when I began research for a book on domestic servants and housewives in the interwar era.

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Aide jobs went to adult women certified for relief employment to help in families disorganized by the absence or illness of the mother. Roosevelt to "please try to help the cooks in private homes to have some kind of working schedule about our jobs.

Aftermost immigrants to Colonial America arrived as indentured servants —young unmarried men and women seeking a new life in a much richer environment.

The coastal ports began to specialize in fishing, international trade and shipbuilding—and after in whaling. Under Roosevelt, the first women also served as ambassadors and on the federal bench. After a sale of lands under "betterment" proceedings, when the party claiming the land was awarded its value from a defendant claiming for improvements placed by him on the property, if the Page 9 party by or for whom the land was claimed is a married woman, minor, or insane person, such value is deemed real estate and is to be disposed of as the court considers proper for the benefit of the persons interested secs.

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In the South, though, the jobs underlined the social distance between white women's families who deserved household help and black women's families who provided it. Conveyance of homestead. Under this construction of the law, a wife was awarded damages from her husband, for coercing her and willfully and recklessly infecting her with a venereal disease.

The Depression and the Roosevelt administration affected other minorities as well. This provision does not render any husband or wife competent or compellable to testify for or against the other in any action or proceeding: 1 In consequence of adultery; 2 for divorce on account of adultery, except to establish the fact of marriage; or 3 for or on account of criminal conversation except that in actions of criminal conversation brought by the husband in which the wife's character is assailed, she is competent to testify in refuting such charges.

Public support for Roosevelt remained strong, however.WOMEN IN THE WORKPLACE (ISSUE) Over a year period the identity of the woman worker has changed dramatically. From the s, with the onset of industrialization in the United States, untilthe average female employee was young and single.

If married, a woman working outside the home was likely poor and African American.

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