Women in Glasshouses: A New Blog Series|
Posting Number 3425 Date: 07/20/20 Return to Posting List
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution giving American women the right to vote. To commemorate this anniversary, The Rakow Research Library at The Corning Museum of Glass explores stories of women in the glass industry during this critical moment in history through this special blog series.
In 1900, city skylines were exploding upward. People were taking to the streets to march and organize for equal pay for equal work and a 48-hour workweek. In the first decades of the century, factories were mechanized, and the first World War wrenched able bodies from the workforce. Between 1900 and 1920 machines and cultural changes transformed American industry.
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Regan Brumagen, manager of the public services team at the Rakow Library at CMoG, is coordinating a series of articles in the CMoG Blog this year marking the 100th anniversary of the adoption of the 19th Amendment.
Women in Glasshouses
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