Essay On Working Women In The 1930's
Of professional women three-quarters were school teachers or nurses out every ten of these working women were in domestic or personal service. Of professional women three-quarters were school teachers or nurses (Baughman 15).
This quote is conveying that the working women in the 1930s did not have many opportunities as men in this era. Women still had little to no options for work because of the negative overtone that women should be stuck at home cooking and cleaning for the family. This thought that women should be at home continued until the war in 1940. While most women in the decade were starting to protest sexist companies for not hiring women it wasn't this area where it made the biggest of changes, hence how the Great Depression suspended the progress for women in for women in the work