WOMEN: Workers

Three years ago the Women's Bureau of the Department of Labor called a conference of women in industry. Last week the second such conference assembled in the new National Museum at Washington.

Some 150 women's organizations were represented, not a very large number considering that according to the census of 1920 about one in every five persons "gainfully employed" is a woman—that is to say, there are more than eight million women workers in this country. At the meeting were women teachers, lawyers, salesclerks, office workers, factory workers., Government employes, representatives of...

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