Presentation on theme: "Female Economic Roles in the US Ms. Ramos Alta Loma High School."— Presentation transcript:
Female Economic Roles in the US Ms. Ramos Alta Loma High School
Objective: Compare and contrast past and present female economic roles in the US
picturehistory.com This photograph by Jacob Riis shows immigrant women sewing in an Elizabeth Street den in New York City.
picturehistory.com Mrs. Battaglia, Tessie (age twelve), and Tony (age seven) lived at 170 Mulberry Street on the fifth floor of the rear house. Mr. Battaglia was crippled by a fall and could earn very little. Mrs. Battaglia worked in a shop every day except Saturdays, when the children worked with her at home. They received two or three cents a pair for finishing men's pants and said they earned $1.00 to $1.50 on Saturday.
picturehistory.com Women are shown here in a sweatshop making teddy bears. 1915
picturehistory.com American women are shown here working with drills in a factory during World War II.
picturehistory.com Four women of the army air corps work on an airplane during World War II.
On the next slide, click on the yellow text. This will take you to various websites with images of females. Continue to discuss the portrayal of females. Click on multiple pages for the first to links.
Rosie the Riveter Poster American Business Women AssociationAmerican Business Women Association Hillary Clinton Sarah Palin National Women's Hall of Fame - Women of the HallNational Women's Hall of Fame - Women of the Hall