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Women workers at the Bryn Mawr summer school

by Hilda Worthington Smith

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Published by Affiliated summer schools for women workers in industry and American association for adult education in New York city .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bryn Mawr Summer School for Women Workers in Industry.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLC5053.B8 S5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii p., 2 l.,
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23361138M
    LC Control Number30003174

      The Bryn Mawr Summer School for Women Workers was an innovative experiment in labor education and social justice organizing. The objective was to raise the educational level of working-class women. The Bookshop at Bryn Mawr College We continue to provide essentials such as food, health & beauty products, cleaning supplies, tech supplies, textbooks, and more during this period of reduced hours. Students may shop in person or with the option of contactless pickup.

    Margaret Ayer Barnes () was a graduate of Bryn Mawr College (class of ). She was a novelist, playwright, and short story writer. In her three years of service as the College's alumnae director, beginning in , Barnes helped to organize the Summer School for Women Workers in Industry. Maxine L. Aaron collected these documents in the course of her service on the Pittsburgh committees of the Bryn Mawr Summer School, the Affiliated Summer Schools for Workers, and the Hudson Shore Labor School. pamphlets, reports and notes on government support of workers' education programs, labor plays, music, women workers, unions and.

    From to she was first Acting Dean and then Dean of Bryn Mawr College, directing academic advising and health services as well as supervising classes for black service workers at the College. In , Bryn Mawr College began the Bryn Mawr Summer School for Women Workers in Industry, with Hilda Worthington Smith as its first director. Naturally, this lead me on a hunt. After googling the Sophia Smith Collection, I found two records of Bryn Mawr’s Summer School for Women Workers in their database- Eleanor Gwinnell Coit Papers () and Mary van Kleeck Papers ().


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Excerpt from Women Workers at the Bryn Mawr Summer School And yet with such terrible handicaps as these the Summer School students have taught us more than they have learned.

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The Bryn Mawr Summer School for Women workers opened ina time when the political climate was favorable to women's rights and workers' education. As the first of four resident workers' colleges for women in the s and 30s, it was founded as a result of the pressure from the.

In Liberating Voices: Writing at the Bryn Mawr Summer School for Women Workers, Karyn L. Hollis tells the remarkable story of how this multiclass, multiethnic American institution rooted in composition pedagogy, literary history, and leftist thought emerged from the broad social, economic, and ideological trends of the era.

The summer school. InBryn Mawr began accepting men as graduate students, while remaining women-only at the undergraduate level.

From to the Bryn Mawr campus was home to the Bryn Mawr Summer School for Women Workers in Industry, which was founded as part of the labor education movement and the women's labor movement. The school taught women. The Women of Summer SummaryReveals that from toblue collar women participat./ia ma controversial and inspired educational experiment known as the Bryn Mawr Summer School for Women Workers.

Shows that the program changed their lives forever and has left a legacy meriting public awareness. During the s and s at the Bryn Mawr Summer School for Women Workers, working-class women were educated in the liberal arts and instructed in writing to assume more powerful roles in the industrial workplace.

In Liberating Voices: Writing at the Bryn Mawr Summer School for Women Workers, Karyn L. Hollis tells the remarkable story of how this multiclass, multiethnic American. Patterns of Workers’ Education: The Story of the Bryn Mawr Summer School.

Washington, DC: American Council on Public Affairs, The Women of Summer. Directed by Suzanne Bauman and Rita Heller. National Endowment for the Humanities, Worthington Smith, Hilda. Women Workers at the Bryn Mawr Summer School. Researching the Bryn Mawr Summer School for Women Workers in Industry.

There is a separate finding aid for materials relating to the Bryn Mawr Summer School for Women Workers in Industry which are housed in a collection that occupies a total of thirteen boxes. The library stacks also include a number of secondary sources explaining this program.

The Bryn Mawr Summer School for Women workers opened ina time when the political climate was favorable to women's rights and workers' education. As the first of four resident workers. Bryn Mawr Summer School for Women Workers, Had my parents lived in a perfect society since I was born, I would not be writing this today.

My childhood was more or less carefree; perhaps that same period of my life was not the same for my parents. Rita R. Heller, “The Women of Summer: The Bryn Mawr Summer School for Women Workers, ” 3.

Suzanne Bauman and Rita Heller, The Women of Summer: An Unknown Chapter of American Social History, review of a documentary by Mary Frederickson in The American Historical Review, Vol.

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Hollis (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. The first, looking at the Summer School for Women Workers that began at Bryn Mawr College, looks at the history of this labor education initiative that was subsequently replicated by Barnard College among others.

The Summer School was an idea conceived by M. Carey Thomas at the end of her tenure as president of Bryn Mawr College. The students also demanded that Bryn Mawr provide a defined work week to its maids and pushed the summer school to admit African-American women, which it eventually did in The summer school was kicked off campus in after members of Bryn Mawr’s board of trustees found that two professors had violated their contracts by participating.

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Hollis tells the remarkable story of how this multiclass, multiethnic American institution with roots in composition pedagogy, literary history, and leftist thought emerged from the broad social, economic, and ideological trends of the era.

This paper reviews the program of the Bryn Mawr Summer School for Women Workers in Industry, held from toand attempts to discern whether the curriculum and pedagogy of the school.

The Bryn Mawr virtual bookstore will open for book purchases for the school year on Monday, July 13th. MBS will offer free shipping on books ordering in the first two weeks. Should I buy new or used books.

You can buy either--it’s totally up to you. Is there a school. Jane Hollander, in the regrettably short-lived Amazon drama Good Girls Revolt, comes closer to our 10 years later than Mad Men, the series tells a fictionalized version of the story behind the nation’s first anti-discrimination complaint against an employer.(The real-life account of the women who sued Newsweek in is chronicled by Lynn Povich in her book of the same.Bryn Mawr Summer School for Women Workers in Industry for the opportunity to carry on this study.

I am deeply indebted to Dr. Mildred Fairchild, Director of the Carola Woerishoffer Depart­ ment of Social Economy at Bryn Mawr College, for her unflagging interest and for her constructive criticism in the preparation of the manuscript.“Here I have found a place for myself.

I feel I am not just a part of a piece of machinery.” ~ Unidentified Summer School for Women Workers student Ina time when many worried that modern manufacturing methods were dehumanizing the U.S.

labor force, Bryn Mawr College created “The Summer School for Women [ ].