Women -- Employment
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Society of Women Engineers Records
Abstract The Society of Women Engineers is a non-profit educational service organization, founded in 1950 as the first organization dedicated to the career guidance, advancement, and recognition of women engineers. The organization's national records exemplify the struggle women have faced over time, gaining entrance into a male dominated discipline and bear witness to the triumphs and honors women have enjoyed as engineering students and practicing professionals. While documenting the Society itself,...
Dates: 1930 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1949 - 1998
UAW Region 7: Canadian Office Records
Abstract United Auto Workers Canadian Region 7 began the same year as the international union and was recognized by all major automotive manufacturers in the early 1940s. With a reputation for being militant, the union grew to be the largest in Canada, pioneering pension security, guaranteed annual wages, pre-paid medical prescriptions, and wage parity for workers in the country.
Dates: 1937 - 1970
Wayne State University Office of the President: George E. Gullen Jr. Records
Abstract George E. Gullen Jr. was the sixth president of Wayne State University. An alumnus, he first joined the university in an official capacity as Vice President of University Relations in 1966 after serving ten years as a vice president of American Motors Corporation. Gullen was named acting president of Wayne State in 1971 and fully appointed as university president in 1972. He stepped down as President in 1978.During Gullen’s presidency, many developments were made both academically...
Dates: 1960-1980; Majority of material found within 1972-1978
Women in Communications Detroit Chapter Records
Abstract The Detroit chapter of Women in Communications, Inc. (WICI) was founded in 1938 as the Detroit Alumnae Chapter of Theta Sigma Phi. WICI dissolved in 1996 due to financial issues and was reformed as Association of Women in Communications (AWC), a national professional organization for women in the communications field. WICI provided networking, programming, and professional development to its members, and engaged with issues like women’s workplace rights and First Amendment freedoms of speech...
Dates: 1939-1999; Majority of material found within circa 1970s-1990s
Young Woman's Home Association Records
Abstract Organized by a group of socially prominent Detroit Women, and originally known as the Working Woman's Home Association, the YWHA provided a residence for women. Although the physical building closed in 1969, the YWHA continues to offer projects that benefit women and children in Michigan. Their records relate primarily to the operation of the residence club for working women.
Dates: 1877 - 2016