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Industrial Work

1920  Night work for women.  In the 1920s, the New Jersey Consumerís League and the National Consumerís League, studied the working conditions of women in the state of New Jersey and, in particular, the conditions in the textile mills of Passaic.

1921   Lillian Moller Gilbreth (1878-1972), an expert in scientific management. 

c. 1922-23   Watch Dial Painters, c. 1922-1923, a photograph of workers at the U.S. Radium Corporation in Orange. 

1943   Women workers at the Federal Shipyard, Newark, 1943, sewing safety nets on a destroyer escort. 

1956   Food Relief for Striking Westinghouse Workers, 1956. A photograph of women collecting groceries for strikers.

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