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What jobs were open to women outside the home in the 1950's?

Im doing a project in womans history on this subject and it would be great if you helped me

Asked By: LiNa - 2/27/2008
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women worked in factories, as maids, cleaners, waitresses, as sales clerks in stores, in offices as typists and secretaries,as telephone operators, bank clerks,as nurses, teachers, librarians, journalists, air hostesses,hairdressers, beauticians, and there were some women doctors and lawyers, though not nearly as many... More
Answered By: Louise C - 2/28/2008
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Secretary, teacher, nurse, waitress, sales clerk, researcher, performer, cleaning woman, babysitter.
Answered By: Rio Madeira - 2/27/2008
 
The big triumvirate of professional options for a woman was: nurse, teacher or secretary. As for blue-collar jobs, there were lots. Factory workers, janitorial jobs.
Answered By: Tracey - 2/27/2008
 
Well, my grandmother at that time was translating Russian periodicals at the Library of Congress... More
Answered By: Find R - 2/27/2008
 
Prostitution.. not nice, I know. But true!
Answered By: Felixxx - 2/27/2008
 
WWII Six million additional women went work for the first time in the Second World War... More
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Answered By: Untamed Rose - 2/27/2008
 
although it was in wwll..look up *Rosie the riveter* and the after math of woman in the work place in wwll....if not for women doing factory jobs ..we may well be speaking German here in the US of A..it was the beginning of the modern sexual revolution...bless you gal's
Answered By: Chuckles - 2/27/2008
 
Here are some... More
Answered By: RoVale - 2/27/2008
 
Pretty much everything there is now. The first female doctor went to college and graduated in the mind 1800's. In fact many women had "regular" jobs up until the 1950's and society put its focus on a more family oriented lifestyle. Even at that point it was only peer pressure holding women back.
Answered By: The Mrs. - 2/27/2008
 
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