WENCHES WITH WRENCHES or Why Women Cry by Elizabeth Hawes
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WENCHES WITH WRENCHES or Why Women Cry

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A battle cry for women, and their need to organize into a united front with the men for a better kind of living, now and in the future. Not, as the title would indicate, wholly concerned with women in war jobs, but an extensive picture of the bondage of children, housework, servants, physical ignorance, against which women must fight and whose problems they must solve. From an excoriating file index of types of females, to the reasons for her war work, to a detailed description of her experiences in Wright Plant Seven, to a rallying cry for unionization, fully understood, to the necessity of modernizing the American home and efforts toward mutual benefit -- this is controversial commentary in forthright, stimulating reading, a la Fashion is Spinach.

Pub Date: Nov. 12th, 1943
Publisher: Reynal & Hitchcock