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Monday, September 03, 2012

Women's Research Resource: Labor Day Edition

From the collection of Gena Philibert-Ortega
How about researching your ancestor's occupations this Labor Day? What about your female ancestor's occupations? No, not all 19th century women were just "housewives." Check out some of these sources for help.



Libraries, Archives, Manuscript Collections

Websites
Women’s Work: Home/Work                   
Women & Mines in the UK                                            

Occupations for Women…by Frances Willard (1897)                   
Atlanta’s Washerwomen Strike                                                           
Cyndi’s List, Female Ancestors                                                                 

Bibliography
Books






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