Breadwinning Daughters: Young Working Women in a


Breadwinning Daughters: Young Working Women in a Depression-Era City, 1929-1939 [Download] ➸ Breadwinning Daughters: Young Working Women in a Depression-Era City, 1929-1939 ➽ Katrina Srigley – Thomashillier.co.uk As one of the most difficult periods of the twentieth century, the Great Depression left few Canadians untouched Using than eighty interviews with women who lived and worked in Toronto in the s, Bread As one Young Working PDF/EPUB ¾ of the most difficult periods of the twentieth century, the Great Depression left few Canadians untouched Using than eighty interviews with women who lived and worked in Toronto in the s, Breadwinning Daughters examines the consequences of these years for women in their homes and workplaces, and in the city s court rooms and dance hallsIn this insightful account, Katrina Srigley argues that young women were central to the labour market and family economies of Depression era Toronto Oral histories give Breadwinning Daughters: eBook » voice to women from a range of cultural and economic backgrounds, and challenge readers to consider how factors such as race, gender, class, and marital status shaped women s lives and influenced their job options, family arrangements, and leisure activities Breadwinning Daughters brings to light previously forgotten and unstudied experiences and illustrates how women found various ways to negotiate the burdens and joys of the s.

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  • Paperback
  • 206 pages
  • Breadwinning Daughters: Young Working Women in a Depression-Era City, 1929-1939
  • Katrina Srigley
  • English
  • 09 January 2018
  • 1442610034

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10 thoughts on “Breadwinning Daughters: Young Working Women in a Depression-Era City, 1929-1939

  1. Kathleen McRae Kathleen McRae says:

    This is Women s Lit But Women s Lit is one of those titles that spools me It could be lit that women will like or lit that is appropriate for women worse or li that signal men to steer clear Definitely need a new designationThis little book is the story of what it really was like to be a woman in Toronto in the 1930s onward Information gathered from women who lived thru this time reveal no real job security, much lower wages and jobs that men weren t interested in.Also the degree of discrim This is Women s Lit But Women s Lit is one of those titles that spools me It could be lit that women will like or lit that is appropriate for women worse or li that signal men to steer clear Definitely need a new designationThis little book is the story of what it really was like to be a woman in Toronto in the 1930s onward Information gathered from women who lived thru this time reveal no real job security, much lower wages and jobs that men weren t interested in.Also the degree of discrimination both racial and socioeconomic would make your head spin let alone gender discrimination It is a lovely little book with lots of great pictures Which I think helps us relate better to the person telling their story

  2. Teena in Toronto Teena in Toronto says:

    I like reading books about Toronto s history this is a very interesting book.It s hard for us to imagine what life was life for women in the 1930s having to quit school to get a job to support your family if your father couldn t find one Taking whatever job you could find and putting up with harassment so you could bring home 12.50 a week Facing racial biases if you weren t white and of British heritage and having to take jobs as domestics or seamstresses as your only option.Once wome I like reading books about Toronto s history this is a very interesting book.It s hard for us to imagine what life was life for women in the 1930s having to quit school to get a job to support your family if your father couldn t find one Taking whatever job you could find and putting up with harassment so you could bring home 12.50 a week Facing racial biases if you weren t white and of British heritage and having to take jobs as domestics or seamstresses as your only option.Once women got married, they were automatically fired because it was assumed that she now had a husband who could take care of her so she didn t need a job.Times have changed thank goodness and we have it so good today

  3. Jessie Jessie says:

    Excellent book about the history of women s work during Depression era Toronto Notably, the author does include the experiences of marginalized women.

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