Tables of working life for women, 1950
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Published by U.S. Dept. of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics in Washington .
Written in English


  • Labor supply -- United States.,
  • Women -- Employment -- United States.,
  • Age and employment -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesWorking life for women.
Statementprepared by Stuart H. Garfinkle.
SeriesBulletin / United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics -- no. 1204, Bulletin of the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics -- no. 1204.
ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
LC ClassificationsHD8051 .A62 no. 1204
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 33 p.
Number of Pages33
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22937387M
LC Control Number57000041

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