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Household employment, 1934-1940

 File — Box: 2, Reel: 97, microdex: 5
Household employment, 1934-1940
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.

Dates of Materials

  • 1934-1940

Language of Materials

English 

Conditions Governing Access

From the Record Group: 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.

Conditions Governing Access

From the Record Group: Until we move into New Neilson in early 2021, collections are stored in multiple locations and may take up to 48 hours to retrieve. Researchers are strongly encouraged to contact Special Collections (specialcollections@smith.edu) at least a week in advance of any planned visits so that boxes may be retrieved for them in a timely manner.

Extent

378 frames (1 partial reel)