A Woman's Place is at Work: The Rise of Women's Paid Labor in Five Texas Cities, 1900-1940

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This thesis is a quantitative analysis of women working for pay aged sixteen and older in five mid-size Texas cities from 1900 to 1940. It examines wage-earning women primarily in terms of race, age, marital status, and occupation at each census year and how those key factors changed over time. This study investigates what, if any, trends occurred in the types of occupations open to women and the roles of race, age, and marital status in women working for pay in the first forty years of the 20th century.

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Scott, Codee August 2017.

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This thesis is a quantitative analysis of women working for pay aged sixteen and older in five mid-size Texas cities from 1900 to 1940. It examines wage-earning women primarily in terms of race, age, marital status, and occupation at each census year and how those key factors changed over time. This study investigates what, if any, trends occurred in the types of occupations open to women and the roles of race, age, and marital status in women working for pay in the first forty years of the 20th century.

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Scott, Codee. A Woman's Place is at Work: The Rise of Women's Paid Labor in Five Texas Cities, 1900-1940, thesis, August 2017; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1011821/: accessed September 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .