theme:

Women in the Economy

photograph of

African American women working in assembling planes for the war effort at the El Segundo Plant of the Douglas Aircraft Company in Long Beach, California. Accessed August 28, 2014, from http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/owi2001045968/PP/. Credit: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, FSA/OWI Collection [LC-USW33-028624-C [P&P]].

A selection of historical resources that document the impact and changing role of American women in the economy and workforce.

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, One Federal Reserve Bank Plaza, St. Louis, MO 63102