Women

A collection of historical documents chronicling the role of women in the nation’s economy and labor force, with statistical reports and other documents coming from sources such as the Census Bureau, the Supreme Court, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights and the Women’s Bureau.

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Annual Report of the Director of the Woman in Industry Service

Annual Report of the Director of the Woman in Industry Service


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First annual report of the Director of the Woman in Industry Service, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1919. This report was continued by the annual report of the Director of the Women's Bureau, for the years 1920-1932.
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L 13.1:

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12297220

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United States. Woman in Industry Service, ([year]), Annual Report of the Director of the Woman in Industry Service, [issue title/date], accessed Aug 23, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=313

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Date: 1919
Authors: United States. Woman in Industry Service

Annual Report of the Director of the Women's Bureau

Annual Report of the Director of the Women's Bureau


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The annual report of the Director of the Women's Bureau was published for fiscal years ending June 30, 1920-1932. After 1932, a condensed report is submitted in the annual report of the Secretary of Labor. A report for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1919 was submitted by the director of the Woman in Industry Service, the predecessor to the Women's Bureau.

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L 13.1:

OCLC:
10080670

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United States. Women's Bureau, ([year]), Annual Report of the Director of the Women's Bureau, [issue title/date], accessed Aug 23, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=312

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Availability: 1920 to 1932
Authors: United States. Women's Bureau

Annual Report to Congress on the Equal Credit Opportunity Act

Annual Report to Congress on the Equal Credit Opportunity Act


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Annual report to Congress by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System on actions taken in response to the Equal Credit Opportunity Act. These include enactment of Regulation B, establishment of the Consumer Advisory Council, and various educational activities, as well as summaries of actions taken by other agencies.

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FR 1.60:

OCLC:
3372419

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Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.), ([year]), Annual Report to Congress on the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, [issue title/date], accessed Aug 23, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=257

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Availability: 1977 to 1982
Authors: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.)

Background Facts on Women Workers in the United States

Background Facts on Women Workers in the United States


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Discussion of facts on women workers, followed with tables containing data from a variety of sources.

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L 13.3:66-90

OCLC:
502264027

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United States. Women's Bureau, ([year]), Background Facts on Women Workers in the United States, [issue title/date], accessed Aug 23, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=311

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Date: 1965
Authors: United States. Women's Bureau

Bulletin of the Women's Bureau

Bulletin of the Women's Bureau


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Originally organized in 1918 as the Women in Industry Service, a war agency of the Department of Labor, the Women's Bureau of the US Department of Labor was permanently established under its new name in 1920.
These bulletins were published periodically, starting in 1919, covering a variety of topics relating to working women.

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L 13.3:

OCLC:
1768698

ISSN:
0083-3606

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United States. Women's Bureau, ([year]), Bulletin of the Women's Bureau, [issue title/date], accessed Aug 23, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=243

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Availability: 1921 to 1975
Authors: United States. Women's Bureau

Case Studies in Equal Pay for Women

Case Studies in Equal Pay for Women


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Report on case studies made in 1951 of eight firms with equal-pay policies for at least 5 years prior to find out how equal pay has worked in practice.
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L 13.2:EQ 2/8

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5838858

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Brilla, May Hellen and United States. Women's Bureau, ([year]), Case Studies in Equal Pay for Women, [issue title/date], accessed Aug 23, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=252

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Date: 1951
Authors: Brilla, May Hellen, United States. Women's Bureau

Changes in Women's Employment During the War

Changes in Women's Employment During the War


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This report presents findings on the entrance to and exit from the labor force of women during the war period, with the intention of this information being used to develop postwar employment policies. Data for this report was collected by the Bureau of the Census in their monthly labor-force census.
Prepared as Special Bulletin number 20 of the Women's Bureau.

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L 13.10:20

OCLC:
8249790

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United States. Women's Bureau and Pidgeon, Mary Elizabeth, ([year]), Changes in Women's Employment During the War, [issue title/date], accessed Aug 23, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=334

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Date: 1944
Authors: United States. Women's Bureau, Pidgeon, Mary Elizabeth

Credit and Capital Formation: A Report to the President's Interagency Task Force on Women Business Owners

Credit and Capital Formation: A Report to the President's Interagency Task Force on Women Business Owners


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Report by a Treasury Department Study Team, part of a larger interagency task force designed to identify practices or conditions leading to unequal opportunity for women entrepreneurs, analyze existing data, assess Federal programs and practices, and propose changes in Federal laws, regulations, and practices.
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T 1.2:C 86/4

OCLC:
4612715

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United States. Dept. of the Treasury, ([year]), Credit and Capital Formation: A Report to the President's Interagency Task Force on Women Business Owners, [issue title/date], accessed Aug 23, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=256

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Date: 1978
Authors: United States. Dept. of the Treasury

Current Data on Nonwhite Women Workers

Current Data on Nonwhite Women Workers


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A brief discussion followed by tables relating to women in the labor force.

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L 13.2:N 73/965-5

OCLC:
39673433

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United States. Women's Bureau, ([year]), Current Data on Nonwhite Women Workers, [issue title/date], accessed Aug 23, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=302

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Date: 1965
Authors: United States. Women's Bureau

Earnings Gap between Women and Men (1976)

Earnings Gap between Women and Men (1976)


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Comparisons of occupational status, educational attainment, work experience, overtime work, and differentials by race for women and men. Includes tables containing data sources including the Bureau of the Census and the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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L 36.102:Ea 7/2

OCLC:
2963688

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United States. Women's Bureau, ([year]), Earnings Gap between Women and Men (1976), [issue title/date], accessed Aug 23, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=310

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Date: 1976
Authors: United States. Women's Bureau

Earnings Gap between Women and Men (1979)

Earnings Gap between Women and Men (1979)


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A discussion of factors contributing to the earnings gap between men and women, followed with data, including data highlighting differentials by age, race, marital status, and by U.S. regions.
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L 36.102:Ea 7/2/979

OCLC:
7572915

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United States. Women's Bureau, ([year]), Earnings Gap between Women and Men (1979), [issue title/date], accessed Aug 23, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=253

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Date: 1979
Authors: United States. Women's Bureau

Economic Problems of Women: Hearings before the Joint Economic Committee, Congress of the United States, Ninety-third Congress, First Session [and Second Session]

Economic Problems of Women: Hearings before the Joint Economic Committee, Congress of the United States, Ninety-third Congress, First Session [and Second Session]


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These hearings were held before the Joint Economic Committee, ninety-third Congress, first session, on July 10-30, 1973. The hearings focused on economic discrimination in employment, earnings, credit, insurance, taxes, social security, and transfer programs.

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LinkY 4.Ec 7:W 84/

OCLC:
867794

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United States. Congress. Joint Economic Committee, ([year]), Economic Problems of Women: Hearings before the Joint Economic Committee, Congress of the United States, Ninety-third Congress, First Session [and Second Session], [issue title/date], accessed Aug 23, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=246

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Availability: 1973 to 1974
Authors: United States. Congress. Joint Economic Committee

Eight Hours for Women Employed in District of Columbia: Hearings before the Committee on Labor of the House of Representatives, on the Bill H.R. 27281, Relating to the Limitation of the Hours of Women Employed in the District of Columbia, January 30 and February 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, and 12, 1913.

Eight Hours for Women Employed in District of Columbia: Hearings before the Committee on Labor of the House of Representatives, on the Bill H.R. 27281, Relating to the Limitation of the Hours of Women Employed in the District of Columbia, January 30 and February 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, and 12, 1913.


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Y 4.L 11:Ei 4/7

OCLC:
40066023

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United States. Congress. House. Committee on Labor, ([year]), Eight Hours for Women Employed in District of Columbia: Hearings before the Committee on Labor of the House of Representatives, on the Bill H.R. 27281, Relating to the Limitation of the Hours of Women Employed in the District of Columbia, January 30 and February 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, and 12, 1913., [issue title/date], accessed Aug 23, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=291

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Date: 1913
Authors: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Labor

Employment after College: Report on Women Graduates, Class of 1955

Employment after College: Report on Women Graduates, Class of 1955


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This survey of June 1955 women graduates was undertaken by the Women's Bureau in cooperation with the Women's Section of the National Vocational Guidance Association. The survey revealed what these women were doing in the winter of 1955-56.
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L 13.2:Em 7/8

OCLC:
6395863

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United States. Women's Bureau, ([year]), Employment after College: Report on Women Graduates, Class of 1955, [issue title/date], accessed Aug 23, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=250

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Date: 1956
Authors: United States. Women's Bureau

Equal Credit Opportunity: Accessibility to Mortgage Funds by Women and by Minorities

Equal Credit Opportunity: Accessibility to Mortgage Funds by Women and by Minorities


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Report of the Women and Mortgage Credit project of the Office of Policy Development. This project studied data on lending practices with relation to both sex and race, provided by lending institutions in California and New York. The study reveals little discrimination against women, but widespread discrimination against minorities. Volume 1 discusses the theoretical bases for the models used by the study, and the results of the study of lenders in California and New York. Volume II contains appendices to the report: Variable Definitions, Model Estimates for California Savings and Loan Associations, and Model Estimates for New York. (Volumes 1 and 2 make up the final technical report.) Volume 3 contains a summary of the results.

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HH 1.2:C 86/4/

OCLC:
6920655

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Ladd, Helen F., United States. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development. Office of Policy Development and Research, Joint Center for Urban Studies and Schafer, Robert, ([year]), Equal Credit Opportunity: Accessibility to Mortgage Funds by Women and by Minorities, [issue title/date], accessed Aug 23, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=309

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Date: 1980
Authors: Ladd, Helen F., United States. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development. Office of Policy Development and Research, Joint Center for Urban Studies, Schafer, Robert

Highlights, 1920-1960

Highlights, 1920-1960


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A short comparison of women's employment and educational situation in 1920 and 1960, and expectations for 1970. The document contains twelve charts, with brief discussions of each chart.

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L 13.2:H 53

OCLC:
567519650

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United States. Women's Bureau, ([year]), Highlights, 1920-1960, [issue title/date], accessed Aug 23, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=299

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Date: 1960
Authors: United States. Women's Bureau

Invest in Women, Invest in America: A Comprehensive Review of Women in the U.S. Economy

Invest in Women, Invest in America: A Comprehensive Review of Women in the U.S. Economy


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This report was prepared to server as a comprehensive review of women in the U.S. economy so that policymakers could have a better understanding of women’s essential contributions to the economy and their potential to play a stronger role in the economic recovery.

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Y 4.EC 7:S.PRT.111-62

OCLC:
733075525

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United States. Congress. Joint Economic Committee, ([year]), Invest in Women, Invest in America: A Comprehensive Review of Women in the U.S. Economy, [issue title/date], accessed Aug 23, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=436

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Date: 2012
Authors: United States. Congress. Joint Economic Committee

Know Your Rights: What a Working Wife Should Know about Her Legal Rights

Know Your Rights: What a Working Wife Should Know about Her Legal Rights


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Leaflet discussing family and property laws of interest to women, pertaining to their rights during and after marriage.
Published as Leaflet 39 of the Women's Bureau.

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L 13.11:39

OCLC:
41881422

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United States. Women's Bureau, ([year]), Know Your Rights: What a Working Wife Should Know about Her Legal Rights, [issue title/date], accessed Aug 23, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=304

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Date: 1965
Authors: United States. Women's Bureau

Laws on Sex Discrimination in Employment

Laws on Sex Discrimination in Employment


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Description of the Federal Civil Rights Act, Title VII, and state fair employment practices laws.

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L 13.2:Se 9

OCLC:
47733777

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United States. Women's Bureau, ([year]), Laws on Sex Discrimination in Employment, [issue title/date], accessed Aug 23, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=303

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Date: 1967
Authors: United States. Women's Bureau

Minority Women Workers: A Statistical Overview

Minority Women Workers: A Statistical Overview


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The status of minority women workers in 1976 is examined, particularly in relation to white women.
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L 36.102:M 66/2

OCLC:
3513533

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United States. Women's Bureau, ([year]), Minority Women Workers: A Statistical Overview, [issue title/date], accessed Aug 23, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=255

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Date: 1977
Authors: United States. Women's Bureau

Mortgage Money: Who Gets It?

Mortgage Money: Who Gets It?


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A case study in mortgage lending discrimination in Hartford, Connecticut. Clearinghouse publication 48. Digitized by the University of Maryland, Law School Library.

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CR 1.10:48

OCLC:
2089278

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United States Commission on Civil Rights, ([year]), Mortgage Money: Who Gets It?, [issue title/date], accessed Aug 23, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=254

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Date: 1974
Authors: United States Commission on Civil Rights

Negro Women in the Population and in the Labor Force

Negro Women in the Population and in the Labor Force


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Discussion, along with several charts and tables describing the population, employment, salary, and educational attributes of negro women.
Pages 33 and 34 are missing from the original document.

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L13.2: N31/3/ 1966

OCLC:
4478425

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United States. Women's Bureau, ([year]), Negro Women in the Population and in the Labor Force, [issue title/date], accessed Aug 23, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=300

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Date: 1966
Authors: United States. Women's Bureau

Negro Women... In the Population and in the Labor Force

Negro Women... In the Population and in the Labor Force


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This discussion of negro women was prepared by Esther Peterson, Administrator of the Wage and Labor Standards Administration, and Mary Dublin Keyserling, Director of the Women's Bureau. Data for charts from various government departments.
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L13.2: N31/3/ 967

OCLC:
453081

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United States. Women's Bureau, ([year]), Negro Women... In the Population and in the Labor Force, [issue title/date], accessed Aug 23, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=251

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Date: 1967
Authors: United States. Women's Bureau

Pamphlets of the Women's Bureau

Pamphlets of the Women's Bureau


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Pamphlets created by the Women's Bureau on a variety of topics relating to women's education and employment.

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L 13.19:, L 36.112:

OCLC:
2686040

ISSN:
0500-490X

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United States. Women's Bureau, ([year]), Pamphlets of the Women's Bureau, [issue title/date], accessed Aug 23, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=266

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Availability: 1956 to 1971
Authors: United States. Women's Bureau

Political Status of Women in the United States: A Digest of the Laws Concerning Women in the Various States and Territories

Political Status of Women in the United States: A Digest of the Laws Concerning Women in the Various States and Territories


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This study was undertaken as a result of a suggestion of the Conference of Governors of the Women's Political Union to study the political position of women in the separate states. The results were compiled by Bertha Rembaugh, member of the New York Bar, with an introduction by Harriot Stanton Blatch, President of the Women's Political Union.
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OCLC:
2538044

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Rembaugh, Bertha, ([year]), Political Status of Women in the United States: A Digest of the Laws Concerning Women in the Various States and Territories, [issue title/date], accessed Aug 23, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=293

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Date: 1911
Authors: Rembaugh, Bertha



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