Medicine: Females in Factories

There are now 16,000,000 U.S. women with jobs, 3,500,000 of them in war industry. In a factory job which does not require strength, a contented woman worker can turn out half again as much work as a man. The rub: keeping the women contented. So prone are they to complain, get sick, ache, stay home, quit, that many a factory supervisor will be glad when his women are paid off for good.

To help solve Lockheed Aircraft's female problem, Dr. Marion Janet Dakin spent four months incognito on almost every kind of woman's job in the company's Burbank plant. In last fortnight's...

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