Household employment, 1934-1940
Scope and Contents
Materials for local household employee associations alphabetical by city for Akron, Ohio through Duluth, Minnesota. Listing includes Canada and materials include questionnaires surveying domestic workers' hours, wages, and treatment, educational materials for employees and employers, legislative information, activities, and reports on local domestic worker problems.
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Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for use without restriction beyond the standard terms and conditions of Smith College Special Collections.
However, by agreement with the YWCA of the U.S.A., microdexes known to contain financial records or personal health information (usually on job applications) were not digitized and/or not published in our online repository as part of the CLIR Digitizing Hidden Collections grant. These microdexes may still be accessed on the original microfilm, and digital files may be made available to individual researchers upon request.
378 frames (1 partial reel)
Part of the Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History Repository
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