- Harvard University Library Open Collections Program Wadsworth House Cambridge, MA 02138
“Women Working, 1800–1930 is a digital exploration of women’s impact on the economic life of the United States between 1800 and the Great Depression” created by researchers at Harvard University.
“The curators of Women Working have aggregated thousands of items that illuminate women’s history. The result is a unique, virtual collection, comprising over 650,000 individual pages from more than 3,100 books and trade catalogs, 900 archives and manuscript items, and 1,400 photographs”
Researchers can Search the Collection or Browse the Collection (on the top menu bar) by key events, notable people, and topics.
“Working conditions, workplace regulations, home life, costs of living, commerce, recreation, health and hygiene, and social issues are among the issues documented in this online research collection from Harvard University.