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Published by Govt. print. off. in Washington .
Written in English


  • Women -- Employment -- United States.,
  • Cable cars (Streetcars),
  • Women transport workers.

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Edition Notes

At head title: U.S. Department of labor. W. B. Wilson, secretary. Women"s bureau. Mary Anderson, director.

SeriesBulletin -- no. 11., Bulletin (United States. Women"s Bureau) -- 11.
LC ClassificationsHD6093 .Un311
The Physical Object
Pagination90 p. tables.
Number of Pages90
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16116065M

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