Vocations for the trained woman; opportunities other than teaching: Introductory papers, Volume 11 (Google eBook)

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Agnes Frances Perkins
Longmans, Green, and co., 1921 - Women - 296 pages
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Page 109 - Age-Groups 0 to 5 years. . . . 6 to 10 years .... 11 to 15 years 16 to 20 years .... 21 to 25 years 26 to 30 years 31 to 35 years. . . . 36 to 40 years 41 to 45 years 46 to 50 years .... 51...
Page 3 - BY THE RESEARCH DEPARTMENT OF THE WOMEN'S EDUCATIONAL AND INDUSTRIAL UNION OF BOSTON.
Page 19 - Under 5 years, 6 to 10 years, 11 to 15 years, 16 to 20 years, 21 to 25 years, 26 to 30 years, 31 to 35 years...
Page 20 - It is evident that there is a considerable number of women who have given the best of their earning years to teaching in the public schools. Teachers are retired with the assumption that they are no longer fit for service and it is too late for them to find another occupation. One teacher writes dramatically: "I can imagine nothing more pitiful than the old teacher. She has given body, mind and soul to her work. She has been expected to keep herself up to the mark. There have been no exemptions because...
Page 3 - ... TEACHERS A STUDY OF PROVISIONS FOR OLD AGE MADE BY WOMEN TEACHERS IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS OF MASSACHUSETTS INTRODUCTION This account of the provisions for old-age support made by Massachusetts school teachers, and of their conditions of living during the period after retirement from active services, is a preliminary report of a co-operative investigation in which it is hoped to enlist groups of students, teachers and college graduates in many parts of the country. The undertaking was launched in...
Page 20 - ... 31 to 35 years, 36 to 40 years, 41 to 45 years, 46 to 50 years, 51 to 55 years, 56 to 60 years, 61 to 65 years, 66 to 70 years...
Page 19 - ... 15 years and less than 20, .... 20 years and less than 25, .... 25 years and less than 30, .... 30 years and less than 40, .... 40 or more years, 17,442 698 304 3,886 3,497 2,424 2,106 1,563 1,226 1,341 397 100.
Page 100 - We are in need of a new literature which will assist these women to a ref ocusing of their emotions. Many go through life with a consciousness of defeat because of their inability to adjust their enthusiasms to the realities of daily living. In this age of marvelous enrichment of the lives of women, substitutes may be discovered for the timehonored satisfactions of the grandmothers of the past. Descriptions of happy personal and social adjustments during old age will be of great value for our final...
Page 27 - See page 116. ing wage and there were always necessities to be bought for the home." Some were helped rather than helping: "At first I saved a great deal as I paid no board." "I have always lived at home and had more done for me than a self-supporting woman does.
Page 112 - TABLE 27. AMOUNT OF SUPPORT GIVEN TO DEPENDENTS BY 147 ACTIVE MASSACHUSETTS WOMEN TEACHERS TABLE 28.

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