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Author Wallis, Eileen V.

Title Earning power [electronic resource] : women and work in Los Angeles, 1880-1930 / Eileen V. Wallis.

Imprint Reno : University of Nevada Press, ©2010.

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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 248 pages) : illustrations.
Series The urban West series
Urban West.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Women in white-collar work -- Servants and retail workers in Los Angeles -- Working women and the limits of welfare capitalism -- Race, class, and gender in Los Angeles's unions -- Suffrage and politics in Los Angeles -- Immigrant women, work, and Americanization -- Wartime, protest, and new industries.
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Subject Women -- Employment -- California -- Los Angeles -- History.
Women employees -- California -- Los Angeles -- History.
Women -- California -- Los Angeles -- Social conditions -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Wallis, Eileen V. Earning power. Reno : University of Nevada Press, ©2010 9780874178135 (DLC) 2009039721 (OCoLC)449283900
ISBN 9780874178142 (electronic bk.)
0874178142 (electronic bk.)
9780874178135 (hbk. ; alk. paper)
0874178134 (hbk. ; alk. paper)