Women in the Economy
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]].
NOTE: A selection of historical resources that document the impact and changing role of American women in the economy and workforce.
- National Archives and Records Administration: Records of the Women's Bureau
- United States Department of Labor, Women's Bureau
- Claremont Colleges Digital Library: Women's Employment, United States and Great Britain in the Early 20th Century
- Harvard University Library Open Collections Program: Women Working, 1800-1930
- Barbie in the Labor Force classroom lesson