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laundry workers.jpg
An account of work in the laundry industry during the Great Depression. The interviewee did not work in the same laundry that Charles Vance worked in during the Depression. This interview elaborates on the harsh working conditions of the laundry…

Art#4.pdf
This article argues that white employers are taking advantage of black women in domestic services during the Great Depression. Supposedly, because of the surplus of labor during this time, the white employer lowers the wages of their house servants…

1242 Kater Street.jpg
An image of several outhouses near laundry hanging on clotheslines at 1242 Kater Street, Philadelphia, Pa. A water pump, carts near debris, and the exterior of adjacent houses are also visible.
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