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Guide to the Women in the War Report, 1944

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Collection Summary

Repository: Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries
Creator: Fairchild, Mildred,1894 -
Creator: Shyne, Ann W.
Creator: Anthony, Susan Brownell, 1916-
Title: Women in the War Report
Dates: 1944
Quantity: 0.2 cubic ft. (1 box holding approximatley 600 pages)
Abstract: Report of the research findings of Fairchild, Shyne, and Anthony on the effects of World War I on the role and status of women in the public and domestic spheres. The full title of the report is Women in the War: The Work of Women in the War and the American Household After the War.
Forms of Materials: Typescript

Administrative History

The research was completed under the auspices of the Carola Woerishoffer Graduate Department of Social Economy and Social Research at Bryn Mawr College. The writers consulted a number of governmental agencies for statistics. Those agencies are listed in the acknowledgements.

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Scope and Content Note

Report of the research findings of Fairchild, Shyne, and Anthony on the effects of World War I on the role and status of women in the public and domestic spheres.The full title of the report is Women in the War: The Work of Women in the War and the American Household After the War.

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Access and Use

Access

This collection is open for research according to the regulations of the Vassar College Archives and Special Collections Library without any additional restrictions.

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Subject Headings

Subjects:

  • Women -- Employment -- United States.
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Women -- United States.
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Economic aspects -- United States.
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Social aspects -- United States.

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Encoding Information

Encoded by Laura Finkel, December 2009.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Women in War Report, Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries.

Processing Information

Processed by Laura Finkel, December 2009.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Ann W. Sharpe, August 1986.

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