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Unformatted text preview: This investigation opened the eyes of many because of the harsh realities women faced back in American History. THREE THINGS LEARNED 1. I was not aware that many of the young girls at this time were living by themselves. This was a huge shock and almost a sad thing to learn. 2. It was interesting to learn about how different jobs earned different wages. Even more in depth, it was bizarre to see how different positions in the same company would earn less money even though they are doing twice the work of someone who is earning more money. 3. It was ridiculous that in some places, during working hours, the girls werent allowed to be disturbed for anything. Even if a friend died, the girl was notified after much trouble, and then only through a speaking tube. The girl this happened to, says she was absent two and three-quarter hours, and her employer, although knowing the circumstances, would not allow her the time. He also failed to pay for overwork when done....
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- Fall '09