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1917, pp. 1, 5. , I-1-12/25), Accession URB 44, TUUA, and are referred to hereafter as [Name], SEC [date]. Sparks, SEC 1918, pp. , 11 Dec. 1918; "General Wage Report: Philadelphia and Vicinity, Aug. 1918," MMAP II-4-42; employment figures from PID16-40 database. Introduction i TABLE I . a. a. a. a. a. a. , molders are grouped with stove workers and iron and steel workers), but no women are included in these groups either. b Rounding conceals one woman machinist in 1910-30 and a handful of other craftswomen in 1910 (possibly misallocated, like 1910's lady patternmakers, who are likely to have worked in paper and cloth rather than wood and metal; they had all disappeared by 1920).
12 One further feature of it was also quite commonplace. Their world of work did not include the metal trades, save for a few low-wage, light manufacturing occupations - clock and watch making, engraving, jewelry, cutlery - often conducted on a workshop scale and under sweatshop conditions. Production areas of most factories were closed to them. They were not admitted to apprenticeships, so they had no regular route to adult skilled status, or supervisory positions, or executive and entrepreneurial opportunities.
Nathan Shefferman Memorandum, 12 July 1934 [quote] in NLB Case 580; Frank Donner, Protectors of Privilege: Red Squads and Police Repression in Urban America (Berkeley, 1990), pp. 41-42; Vincent P. Franklin, The Education of Black Philadelphia: The Social and Educational History of a Minority Community, 1900-1950 (Philadelphia, 1979), Chs. 5 and 6; and John Shover, "The Emergence of a TwoParty System in Republican Philadelphia, 1924-193 6," journal of American History (hereafter JAH) 60 (1974): 985-1002 at p.