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26034
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Katy O’Leary studied domestic servants in Brazil for her undergraduate thesis. She discovered that there are more women in domestic service in Brazil than in any other occupation, and they tend to live in poverty. To compensate for low wages, women mostly rely on family and the Catholic Church.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 19 Issue 1, Fall 2002, p20-21, il, por Periodical Website
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2041
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In North Carolina, excess mortality was found among women who work as laborers, sales supervisors, proprietors, and hairdressers, and in such fields as food manufacturing, communication, and hospital care.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 50, Apr 1989, p1-42, il, bibl
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1722
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Crab picking is a way of life for some women in Eastern North Carolina. Ruley uses this first in a three-part series to introduce women for whom picking crabs has provided a lifetime of employment and a sense of pride.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 12 Issue 26, June 1994, p9-13, il, por Periodical Website
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25039
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Women starting scientific careers has been uncommon. Some think this may be because girls are not encouraged to take risks, which is a requirement for science. If you are not willing to make mistakes, you can’t experiment.
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31546
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Women have become more prevalent in the job market, making up about forty-percent of the workforce in America. This article presents the stories of two North Carolina women who have succeeded in what was once considered male territory. Miriam G. Bailey is the District Conservationist in charge of Soil Conservation Service activities in Lee County, and Mary Garber has been a sportswriter for various North Carolina journals and newspapers since late World War Two.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 11 Issue 3, Mar 1979, p6-10, il, por Periodical Website
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31548
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Of the nearly three-hundred local directors that guide the individual electric cooperatives in North Carolina, only eight are women. This article profiles each of the women, discussing their background and contributions to decision-making. The eighth woman, Alice Edmondson Wilson, recently became the first woman elected to the board of Edgecombe-Martin County EMC.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 11 Issue 4, Apr 1979, p11-14, il, por Periodical Website
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31549
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This article examines how women in the workforce are influencing both men and women psychologically. Women legislators in North Carolina discuss their experiences working in the male-dominated political arena, and how attitudes may or may not be changing. Patricia Williams shares her own personal observations as a woman playing the non-traditional role of professional engineer.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 11 Issue 5, May 1979, p16-20, il, por Periodical Website
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1617
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Economic opportunity for women in North Carolina has historically been dismal. This status has been changing for some time, however, and women have more opportunities now than ever before.
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18421
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Women are entering the labor force in ever increasing numbers both about of want and necessity. Economic security has become a major concern for the employment of North Carolina women.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 50 Issue 2, Fall 1984, p11-16, 33
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454
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Ruley profiles several women in jobs traditionally held by men.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 10 Issue 13, Mar 1992, p6-11, il Periodical Website
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