Useful Work For Unskilled Women: A Unique Milwaukee WPA Project.

Date

2003

Authors

Rice, Mary Kellogg

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Publisher

Milwaukee County Historical Society, Milwaukee, Wis.

Abstract

Mary Kellogg Rice describes a unique Milwaukee project in the post-Depression years which trained thousands of unskilled, uneducated women in the production of a variety of handicrafts. These articles were displayed in schools, universities, hospitals and other public institutions around the country.

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Keywords

United States--History--1933-1945, United States--Economic conditions--1918-1945, United States. Work Projects Administration., Women artisans--Wisconsin--Milwaukee, Unemployed women workers--Wisconsin--Milwaukee, Unskilled labor--Wisconsin--Milwaukee

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