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This grand experiment when women entered the federal workforce in Civil War-era Washington, D.C

Author: Jessica Ziparo
Publisher: Chapel Hill The University of North Carolina Press [2017]
Series: Civil War America
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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We are not playthings -- I wonder if I cannot make application for an appointment too: women join the federal workforce -- Telling her story to a man: applying for government work -- Teapots in the treasury of the nation: gendering work and space -- A strange time to seek a residence in Washington: perils and possibilities of life for female federal clerks -- The picked prostitutes of the land: reputations of female  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jessica Ziparo
ISBN: 9781469635972 1469635976 9781469635989 1469635984
OCLC Number: 1024075046
Description: XII, 339 Seiten
Series Title: Civil War America
Responsibility: Jessica Ziparo

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We are not playthings -- I wonder if I cannot make application for an appointment too: women join the federal workforce -- Telling her story to a man: applying for government work -- Teapots in the treasury of the nation: gendering work and space -- A strange time to seek a residence in Washington: perils and possibilities of life for female federal clerks -- The picked prostitutes of the land: reputations of female federal employees -- I am now exerting all my thinking powers: women's struggle to retain and to regain federal positions -- What makes us to differ from them?: the argument for equal pay in the nation's capital -- We do not intend to give up

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