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Substitution of women for men during the war.

Home Office

Substitution of women for men during the war.

by Home Office

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Published by H.M. Stationery off. [Darling and son, limited, printers] in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Employment -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      At head of title: Home office.

      StatementReports by H.M. inspectors of factories showing the position in certain industries at the end of 1918.
      ContributionsGreat Britain. HM Factory Inspectorate.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6135 .A5 1918b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination142 p. incl. tables.
      Number of Pages142
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6618930M
      LC Control Number19014730
      OCLC/WorldCa4974590

      The famous writer Louisa May Alcott who wrote Little Women worked as a nurse for the Union. It is estimated that over women fought in the war as soldiers disguised as men. Clara Barton once said that the Civil War advanced the position of women by 50 years. Activities. Take a ten question quiz about this page. Listen to a recorded reading of this page. The following is a guest post by James Martin, Senior Legal Information Analyst at the Law Library of Congress.. If it can be said that necessity is the mother of invention, then it can also be said that war is quite often its midwife. This was certainly the case in the American Civil War when the requirements of creating, supplying and transporting armies led to various innovations.

        The call for working women was intended to only apply during the war. At the war’s end, even though many women wanted to keep their jobs, many were forced out by men returning home. World War 1 affected many women around the world including, in British women over 30 got voting years later, in the United States granted voting rights for women over 30 as well. By women could vote in 69 countries; by women could vote in countries. Today women have the right to vote almost everywhere except for a few Arab countries, such as Oman, Qatar.

        For the British, the declaration of war in meant that women took over the work of men wherever possible. Postmasters became postmistresses. Women . Even though many women were in high demand for industries where previously men were dominant, long-established feminine jobs were still common during the war. The Seattle Post-Intelligencer and Seattle Times had a full listing of open positions for general housework and other general domestic jobs.


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