Monday, September 6, 2010

Labor back in the day

On this Labor Day in the United States, we pause to contemplate the positions assigned women in the days of the Great Depression (the closer to "household arts" the better). All are posters commissioned by the Works Progress Administration:





























("Girls - Are you interested?" image credit; "Jobs for Girls & Women" image credit; "Occupations related to household arts" image credit; "Train" image credit)

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