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Women at Work Collection
SPC.2019.037  
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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: California State University Dominguez Hills, Gerth Archives and Special Collections
    Title: Women at Work Collection
    Identifier/Call Number: SPC.2019.037
    Physical Description: 1 box
    Physical Description: .21 Linear Feet (thirty nine images)
    Date (inclusive): circa 1900-1960
    Language of Material: Collection material is in English.
    Abstract: The Women at Work Collection (circa 1900-1960) contains 39 black-and-white photographs (mostly postcards) featuring women working as telephone operators, a wrestler, mill workers, beauty salon operators, secretaries, farm workers, entertainers, and other occupations. Included in this collection are images of Gene Stratton-Porter (writer and silent film producer) Clementine Compton (singer), Conchita Cintron (bullfighter), Kathi Gultini (juggler), and Valentini Tereshkova (Russian cosmonaut).

    Conditions Governing Access

    There are no access restrictions on this collection.

    Conditions Governing Use

    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.

    Preferred Citation

    [title of item] Women at Work, Courtesy of the Gerth Archives and Special Collections. University Library. California State University, Dominguez Hills

    Scope and Contents

    The Women at Work Collection (circa 1900-1960) contains 39 black-and-white photographs (mostly postcards) featuring women working as telephone operators, a wrestler, mill workers, a jockey, beauty salon operators, secretaries, farm workers, entertainers, and other occupations and hobbies. Included in this collection are images of Gene Stratton-Porter (writer and silent film producer) Clementine Compton (singer), Conchita Cintron (bullfighter), Kathi Gultini (juggler), and Valentini Tereshkova (Russian cosmonaut).

    Related Materials

    To view other collections related to women and work please consult our Tradeswomen Collections such as: Vivian Price Collection, the Jane Templin Collection, the Lynn Judith Shaw Collection, Pat Williams Collection, the Oregon Tradeswomen Collection, and Ronnie Sandler Collection.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Women--Employment
    Telephone operators
    Women entertainers
    Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924
    Cintrón, Conchita, 1922-2009