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Women in the 1930s

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on 15 April 2013

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Women in the 1930's What were women's wages in the 1930s? Women Family Roles Most women in the 1930s were full time house wives and did not have a real job.
3/4 of women worked in a domestic or personal service.
in 1930s women entered the work force at twice the rate of men.
3 quarters of women were either school teachers or nurses. Womens Jobs in the 1930's women's rights of the 1930s Taboos for women
in 1930's School Teachers
Nurses
Personal Services
Factory Workers

National Women's History Museum, . N.p.. Web. 10 Apr 2013. <http://www.nwhm.org/online-exhibits/industry/12.htm>. Womens Roles in the 1930's •Most women who worked were unmarried. Married women worked because their husbands were unable to support the family by themselves.
The amount of working women increased by 50% from 1930 to 1940.
In 1939, women made approximately 20% less than what a man made in his work force. For example, male teachers made$1,953, while female teachers made $1,394.
•Generally worked in low-class areas for pay. • Support her husband

• If women never married they went into education and teaching school

•The depression kept them busy with extra work they had to learn to bargin shop reuse old clothing with holes in it.

They were in charge of daily household chores

•Ware, S.. N.p.. Web. 10 Apr 2013. <http://www.gilderlehrman.org/history-by-era/great-depression/essays/women-and-great-depression>. Moran, M.. N.p.. Web. 10 Apr 2013. <http://www.loyno.edu/~history/journal/1988-9/moran.htm>. one example is that women can't wear pants, which would've defied the stereotypical clothing of women wearing dresses. MLA Citations: Women came out of their feminine roles and played sports. Women weren't suppose to have jobs, which was at that time seemed conventional because men were the ones working in jobs, until the Great Depression indicated that women were rising in terms of the American workforce. . N.p.. Web. 10 Apr 2013. <http://www.enotes.com/1930-lifestyles-social-trends-american-decades/working-women>. Women did not have the right to vote,
as they were deemed unacceptable Women in the 1930s practically had no wrights. They normally stayed home and did all of the house chores like making the food, doing the dishes, washing the laundry ect. Women weren't allowed to vote or do anything the man mainly did. http://www.ehow.com/info_8127786_limits-womens-rights-1930s.html http://prezi.com/okds69bmapqh/taboos-for-women-in-the-1930s/
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