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A collection of historical documents chronicling the role of women in the nation’s economy and labor force, with statistical reports and other documents coming from sources such as the Census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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Spotlight on Women in the United States: 1956-57

Spotlight on Women in the United States: 1956-57


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Spotlight on the changing economic and political role of women, including education, job fields, elected and appointed offices, legal rights, and women's organizations.
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L 13.2:W 84/35

OCLC:
6178242

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United States. Women's Bureau and Beyer, Sylva S. (Sylva Sternoff), ([year]), Spotlight on Women in the United States: 1956-57, [issue title/date], accessed Jul 28, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=294

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Date: 1957
Authors: United States. Women's Bureau, Beyer, Sylva S. (Sylva Sternoff)

State Laws of Special Value to Women, January 1, 1950

State Laws of Special Value to Women, January 1, 1950


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A digest of significant state laws regarding wives, mothers, widows, employed women, and individual citizens.
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L 13.2:L 44

OCLC:
5838909

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United States. Women's Bureau, ([year]), State Laws of Special Value to Women, January 1, 1950, [issue title/date], accessed Jul 28, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=295

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Date: 1950
Authors: United States. Women's Bureau

Statistics of Women at Work: Based on Unpublished Information Derived from the Schedules of the Twelfth Census: 1900

Statistics of Women at Work: Based on Unpublished Information Derived from the Schedules of the Twelfth Census: 1900


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Statistics of women 16 years of age and over having a gainful occupation, as reported in the twelfth census (1900). This report was prepared under the supervision of Dr. Joseph A. Hill, chief of the division of revision and results, of the Bureau of the Census.
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C 3.5:W 84

OCLC:
779830

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United States. Bureau of the Census, ([year]), Statistics of Women at Work: Based on Unpublished Information Derived from the Schedules of the Twelfth Census: 1900, [issue title/date], accessed Jul 28, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=296

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Date: 1907
Authors: United States. Bureau of the Census

Summary of the Report on Condition of Woman and Child Wage Earners in the United States - Women in Industry Series, No. 5

Summary of the Report on Condition of Woman and Child Wage Earners in the United States - Women in Industry Series, No. 5


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Bulletin of the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics No. 175.

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L 2.3: 175

OCLC:
15788068

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United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics, ([year]), Summary of the Report on Condition of Woman and Child Wage Earners in the United States - Women in Industry Series, No. 5, [issue title/date], accessed Jul 28, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=226

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Date: 1915
Authors: United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics

U.S. Working Women: A Chartbook

U.S. Working Women: A Chartbook


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This chartbook presents data on the characteristics of American working women during the years 1950-1974. Data focuses on the labor force participation of women (employment and unemployment), marital and family status, income, and education.
Published as Bulletin 1880 of the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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L 2.3:1880

OCLC:
1602113

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United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics, ([year]), U.S. Working Women: A Chartbook, [issue title/date], accessed Jul 28, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=263

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Date: 1975
Authors: United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics

U.S. Working Women: A Databook

U.S. Working Women: A Databook


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A presentation of data and text on the characteristics of working women in the United States and changing trends in the preceding 25 years. Most of the data used in this publication came from the Current Population Survey conducted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Bulletin 1977 of the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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L 2.3:1977

OCLC:
4137055

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United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics, ([year]), U.S. Working Women: A Databook, [issue title/date], accessed Jul 28, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=242

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Date: 1977
Authors: United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Underutilization of Women Workers

Underutilization of Women Workers


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Summary statements and charts documenting aspects of the underutilization of women workers.

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L 13.2:W 89/11/971

OCLC:
132448

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United States. Women's Bureau, ([year]), Underutilization of Women Workers, [issue title/date], accessed Jul 28, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=301

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Date: 1971
Authors: United States. Women's Bureau

Who Are the Working Mothers?

Who Are the Working Mothers?


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Descriptions of the number, age, race, and family situation of working mothers.
Published as Leaflet 37 (Rev.) of the Women's Bureau.

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L 13.11:37/9

OCLC:
41881738

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United States. Women's Bureau, ([year]), Who Are the Working Mothers?, [issue title/date], accessed Jul 28, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=305

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Date: 1970
Authors: United States. Women's Bureau

Women as Workers. A Statistical Guide

Women as Workers. A Statistical Guide


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This collection of statistics on women workers along with descriptive text was prepared by the Statistical Branch of the Women's Bureau. Most of the data used in this publication was compiled by the Bureau of the Census.

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L 13.2: W84/29/953

OCLC:
1152655

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United States. Women's Bureau and Campbell, Jean S., ([year]), Women as Workers. A Statistical Guide, [issue title/date], accessed Jul 28, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=241

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Date: 1953
Authors: United States. Women's Bureau, Campbell, Jean S.

Women at Work: A Chartbook

Women at Work: A Chartbook


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This chartbook focuses on women's economic activity; information comes primarily from the Current Population Survey. Published as Bulletin 2168 of the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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L 2.3:2168

OCLC:
9598874

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United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics, ([year]), Women at Work: A Chartbook, [issue title/date], accessed Jul 28, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=290

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Date: 1983
Authors: United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Women in Industry: Decision of the United States Supreme Court in Curt Muller vs. State of Oregon

Women in Industry: Decision of the United States Supreme Court in Curt Muller vs. State of Oregon


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Decision of the United States Supreme Court in Curt Muller vs. State of Oregon, upholding the constitutionality of the Oregon ten our law for women, and Brief for the State of Oregon, by Louis D. Brandeis, assisted by Josephine Goldmark, Publication Secretary of the National Consumers' League.
Reprinted for the National Consumers' League.
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OCLC:
925662

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United States. Supreme Court, ([year]), Women in Industry: Decision of the United States Supreme Court in Curt Muller vs. State of Oregon, [issue title/date], accessed Jul 28, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=297

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Date: 1908
Authors: United States. Supreme Court

Women in the Labor Force: A Databook

Women in the Labor Force: A Databook


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These reports contain statistics relating to women in the labor force, including employment status, earnings, details on family and home life, and occupations, organized by factors such as age, sex, race, and marital status.

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L 2.71:

OCLC:
74901366

ISSN:
1936-394X

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United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics, ([year]), Women in the Labor Force: A Databook, [issue title/date], accessed Jul 28, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=307

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Availability: 2004 to 2010
Authors: United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Women's Educational Equity Act of 1973: Hearings before the Subcommittee on Education of the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, United States Senate, Ninety-third Congress, First Session on S. 2518 ...

Women's Educational Equity Act of 1973: Hearings before the Subcommittee on Education of the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, United States Senate, Ninety-third Congress, First Session on S. 2518 ...


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Hearings before the Subcommittee on Education of the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, United States Senate, Ninety-third Congress, first session, on S. 2518, to authorize the Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare to make grants to conduct special educational programs and activities designed to achieve educational equity for all students, men and women, and for other related educational purposes, October 17 and November 8, 1973.
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Y4.L11/2:W84

OCLC:
886935

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United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Public Welfare. Subcommittee on Education, ([year]), Women's Educational Equity Act of 1973: Hearings before the Subcommittee on Education of the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, United States Senate, Ninety-third Congress, First Session on S. 2518 ..., [issue title/date], accessed Jul 28, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=292

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Date: 1973
Authors: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Public Welfare. Subcommittee on Education

Women's Place in Industry in 10 Southern States

Women's Place in Industry in 10 Southern States


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Address delivered by Mary Anderson, Director of the Women's Bureau, before the National Women's Trade Union League, in Greensboro, N.C., on March 7, 1931. Appended tables are included.
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SUDOC:
L 13.2:I 42

OCLC:
5873846

Citation:
United States. Women's Bureau and Anderson, Mary, 1872-1964, ([year]), Women's Place in Industry in 10 Southern States, [issue title/date], accessed Jul 28, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=248

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Date: 1931
Authors: United States. Women's Bureau, Anderson, Mary, 1872-1964

Working Mothers and the Need for Child Care Services

Working Mothers and the Need for Child Care Services


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Summary statements and charts documenting the rising number of working mothers in the United States and the increasing need for child care services.
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SUDOC:
L 13.2: M85/3/

OCLC:
83806

Citation:
United States. Women's Bureau, ([year]), Working Mothers and the Need for Child Care Services, [issue title/date], accessed Jul 28, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=249

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

Working Wives--Their Contribution to Family Income

Working Wives--Their Contribution to Family Income


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Discussion and data relating to income contribution of working wives.

SUDOC:
L 13.2:W 79/968

OCLC:
41881415

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United States. Women's Bureau, ([year]), Working Wives--Their Contribution to Family Income, [issue title/date], accessed Jul 28, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=298

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Date: 1968
Authors: United States. Women's Bureau

Working Women: A Chartbook

Working Women: A Chartbook


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This chartbook summarizes the main characteristics of women in the labor market in in 1991 and over the three preceding decades. It is divided into four sections: the labor situation of women over the past 3 decades, employment characteristics of women, unemployment, and the family dimension of women's labor force participation. Each chart has a companion table that can be found in appendix A. Most of the data are from the Current Population Survey.
Published as Bulletin 2385 of the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

SUDOC:
L 2.3:2385

OCLC:
24800650

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United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics, ([year]), Working Women: A Chartbook, [issue title/date], accessed Jul 28, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=258

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Date: 1991
Authors: United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics