Forging their own identity : female clerical workers in twentieth century America

Author:
Creekmore, Mary Catherine, Corcoran Department of History, University of Virginia
Advisor:
Gaston, Paul M., Department of History, University of Virginia
Abstract:

The paper analyzes how clerical work was considered a high class occupation for women during the early decades of the 20th century, and how these workers made more than females in other available occupations.

Degree:
MA (Master of Arts)
Keywords:
20th century, Women, United States, Sex role in the work environment, Clerks, History, Employment
Notes:

Digitization of this thesis was made possible by a generous grant from the Jefferson Trust, 2015.

Language:
English
Rights:
All rights reserved (no additional license for public reuse)
Issued Date:
1988/08