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Unformatted text preview: --How was TOU successful?--WTUL= Womens Trade Union League= Upper class women--Money for strike funds--1919: Strike in New England= no communication--Brought phone company to its knees; gave 28% pay increase--Split trick: Work only when its busy Women formed social networks during breaks--Almost all Catholic women--Spent 10 or 12 years in workforce (Deferred Marriage)--Why deferred marriage?--Ireland most densely population Euro country--Agri culture, had to have land to marry--Sexual repression--How did they come to America?--Saw domestic service as opportunity no one else wanted--Jumped at phone operator jobs--When Irish left domestic service, blacks took over (but they were married)--Rise of household tech (standards go up)--Rise of couple (privacy) 1...
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This note was uploaded on 01/29/2011 for the course HIST 2620 taught by Professor Lee during the Fall '08 term at North Texas.
- Fall '08
- US History