STATE OF BUSINESS: The Transition is Here

The Transition is Here

Industry and labor were deep in the twilight zone between a war economy and postwar readjustments, moving hopefully, hesitantly, sometimes fearfully.

¶ For the first time in three years, "Situation Wanted" advertisements appeared in the classified columns of the Los Angeles Times. Most of the advertisements were inserted by women, many of whom want housework. (The Chamber of Commerce reported that in the Los Angeles area there had been a net loss of 15,000 factory workers in the past month.)

¶ In Windsor, Conn. (pop. 6,100) a...