What was a typical American job during the 1940s?
I'm doing an essay and any details would be great. Like the specific job, name of company and place, duties, starting salary and ending salary, hours, and difficulties would be very helpful.
Asked By: b k - 7/30/2007
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My grand dad worked for the Swift and Armor Meat Packing Company. They canned meat and other meat-related products. It was located in Fort Worth, Texas by the stock yards (convinient having the cows nearby). They later turned the building into the Spaghetti Warehouse. We would go there to eat and my grand dad would... More
Answered By: snowe18 - 7/30/2007
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Most jobs in manufacturing were done by women... More
Answered By: edward I - 7/30/2007
Depends on what part of the country, educaiton level, etc. There was a lot more farm work than there is now - farms were smaller and family-owned rather than being owned by huige conglomerates. Hours were long, pay was whatever you made selling your produce, eggs, livestock, etc. Difficulties were that the price of... More
Answered By: Mel - 7/30/2007
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