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Women's Work Magazine Collection
SPC.2021.028  
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Description
The Women's Work Magazine Collection (1975-1979) contains nineteen issues of "Women's Work" magazine, published by Wider Opportunities for Women (WOW)- an organization that offers assistance to women in order to prepare them for jobs that can provide them with eocnomic independence and equality of opportunity. Topics include: employment trends, career ideas, child care, equal opportunity, financial independence, single motherhood, women in politics, women in the miltiary, and other related subjects. This collection contains Vol. 1, No. [1]-6; Vol. 2, No. 2, 4, 5; Vol. 3, No. 1, 3, 4, 5; Vol. 4, no. 2, 6; Vol. 5, No. 1, 2, 3, 5.
Background
Wider Opportunities for Women (WOW) provides technical assistance to women's groups and individuals in cities across the nation; runs a career center; provides employment and training information; and job referrals in order to help assist women and girls achieve equality of opportunity and economic independence. Based in Washington D.C. and founded in 1964, WOW has worked with employers, unions, and apprenticeshp programs to intergrate and retain women in skilled occupations in non-traditional jobs, and provides on-the-job training and job-related education since 1972.
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1 box
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Archives and Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical materials and not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
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