Members of farm families in North Carolina supplemented their incomes by sewing drawstrings into cotton tobacco bags. This site reproduces the "Report on Tobacco Bag Stringing Operations in North Carolina and Virginia" that was produced in 1939....
Depressions -- 1929; Employment; Tobacco industry; Women
United States -- North Carolina -- Rockingham County; United States -- North Carolina -- Wilkes County; United States -- Virginia -- Richmond
This online exhibit features selected primary sources that document the work of five YWCA Overseas Secretaries. Highlights include the YWCA War Work Bulletin article from 1918 about Bessie Boies Cotton's work in Russia; Virginia L. Heim's diary...
Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A
Colombia; India; Liberia; Puerto Rico; Russia; Taiwan; Turkey
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