www.blog.museumonmainstreet.org > The Way We Worked: Women

Delicate. Simple-minded. Timid. Generations of women struggled against stereotypes like these to win equality in the workplace. Their grit and willingness to tackle any job created more opportunities for all women. Over the 20th century, women increasingly earned jobs usually held by men and proved more than capable. Women entered the workforce at higher levels of power and started their own businesses. Succeeding generations of girls are determined to follow their dreams.

We run on human power
Contributing to the war effort
Contributing to the war effort
Multitasking
Smashing the glass ceiling
Machines in the office
In medicine and science
Work never stops