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Author Srigley, Katrina, 1973-

Title Breadwinning daughters : young working women in a Depression-era city, 1929-1939 / Katrina Srigley.

Published Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, [2010]
©2010

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 UniM Bail  305.242209713 SRIG    AVAILABLE
Physical description xii, 206 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Studies in gender and history ; 34.
Studies in gender and history ; 34.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Young Working Women in a Depression-Era World -- 2. Breadwinning Girls and Substitute Mothers: Negotiating Family Responsibilities -- 3. Young Women's Job Options in an Urban Labour Market in the 1930s -- 4. Where Is a Woman Safe? City Spaces, Workplaces, and Households -- 5. The Rough 'n' Ready Spinsters' Club: Working Women's Leisure and Respectability.
Subject Young women -- Employment -- Ontario -- Toronto -- History -- 20th century.
Women employees -- Ontario -- Toronto -- History -- 20th century.
Women employees -- Ontario -- Toronto -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Women employees -- Ontario -- Toronto -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.
Depressions -- 1929 -- Ontario -- Toronto.
Toronto (Ont.) -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9781442640290 (bound)
1442640294 (bound)
9781442610033 (paperback)
1442610034 (paperback)