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Capital intentions : female proprietors in San Francisco, 1850-1920

Author: Edith Sparks
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2006.
Series: Luther H. Hodges, Jr. and Luther H. Hodges, Sr. series on business, society, & the state.
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Late nineteenth-century San Francisco was an ethnically diverse but male-dominated society. Within this booming marketplace, some women stepped beyond their roles as wives, caregivers, and homemakers  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sparks, Edith.
Capital intentions.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2006
(OCoLC)607876059
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edith Sparks
ISBN: 0807830615 9780807830611 0807857750 9780807857755
OCLC Number: 68693692
Description: xv, 329 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm.
Contents: Female proprietors and the businesses they started --
Why San Francisco women started businesses --
How women started businesses --
What it took to draw customers --
Women as financial managers --
When women went out of business.
Series Title: Luther H. Hodges, Jr. and Luther H. Hodges, Sr. series on business, society, & the state.
Responsibility: Edith Sparks.
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"A lively, engaging, and far-ranging look at women entrepreneurs. . . . Sparks fills a large gap in historians' understanding of women's role in the development of the West. . . . There is much to Read more...

 
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