Minimum standards for employment of women in industry.

Description:

Checkerboard chart of alternating white and shaded boxes. Each box contains text indicating various standards which should be met in workplaces for women, some with line drawings. In the middle of the poster is the seal of the U.S. Dept. of Labor, Women's Bureau. Centered on the lower half of the chart is an orange box containing text describing the mission of the Women's Bureau.

Creator(s):
Creation Date: [1940]  
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
World War Poster Collection
World War Two Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 251
Past 30 days: 1
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Author):
Creator (Author):
Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: [Washington, D.C.]
Date(s):
  • Creation: [1940]
  • Digitized: 2003
Description:

Checkerboard chart of alternating white and shaded boxes. Each box contains text indicating various standards which should be met in workplaces for women, some with line drawings. In the middle of the poster is the seal of the U.S. Dept. of Labor, Women's Bureau. Centered on the lower half of the chart is an orange box containing text describing the mission of the Women's Bureau.

Note:

Text in orange box in center: "The Women's Bureau was created by Congress to formulate standards and policies which shall promote the welfare of wage-earning women, improve their working conditions, increase their efficiency, and advance their opportunities for profitable employment, and is authorized to investigate and report upon all matters pertaining to the welfare of employed women."

In bottom margin of poster:
"U.S. Government Printing Office"
"For sale by Superintendent of Documents, Washington, D.C. Price 10 cents"

Listed in 1940 Monthly Catalog, p. 1620. According to the Monthly Catalog entry, this is a 1940 reprint with slight changes.

Physical Description:

1 poster : col. ; 97 x 72 cm.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): women | workplace standards | employment | working conditions
Series Title: American War Posters
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
World War Poster Collection
Collection:
World War Two Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Database No. 201
  • GOVNO: L 13.9:ST 2/1-4
  • CALL-NO: Posters WW2 WB 1
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc475
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public