The Resource Rosie the Rubber Worker: : women workers in Akron's rubber factories during World War II, Kathleen L. Endres, (ebook)

Rosie the Rubber Worker: : women workers in Akron's rubber factories during World War II, Kathleen L. Endres, (ebook)

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Rosie the Rubber Worker: : women workers in Akron's rubber factories during World War II
Title
Rosie the Rubber Worker:
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women workers in Akron's rubber factories during World War II
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Kathleen L. Endres
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eng
Summary
In this richly illustrated book, Kathleen L. Endres examines the lives of women working in the rubber industry in World War II. Endres points out that women were not new to the factories of Akron. Years before the war, many women had been balancing their home lives with working in these factories. And while the war did offer new opportunities to such groups as African Americans, women had been present in the rubber industry for decades, relegated to the lower paid 'less skilled' jobs, which often required more manual dexterity than the jobs left for the 'skilled' labor of men. Drawing upon heretofore unavailable archival materials and oral histories, Rosie the Rubber Worker offers readers a personal as well as scholarly account of the era and highlights the important role many women played in wartime production and how their work affected their lives during the war and after
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Midwest
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Endres, Kathleen L
Dewey number
331.4/8783/097713609044
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no index present
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non fiction
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  • Women rubber industry workers
  • Women rubber industry workers
  • Women
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Rosie the Rubber Worker: : women workers in Akron's rubber factories during World War II, Kathleen L. Endres, (ebook)
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multicolored
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1 online resource
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9781612778983
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11753610
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remote
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11753610
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MWT11753610
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Rosie the Rubber Worker: : women workers in Akron's rubber factories during World War II, Kathleen L. Endres, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781612778983
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11753610
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11753610
System control number
MWT11753610
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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