BackStory: Women at Work
This episode of NEH-funded BackStory—"Women at Work: A History"—includes several segments. Explore the lives of nineteenth century domestic workers, myths related to "Rosie the Riveter" during WWII, and changes and challenges in the twenty-first century. Each segment below includes analysis questions and prompts to draw connections to contemporary and historical issues.
A full transcript of this episode can be found at the BackStory website.
Inside and Out
Under the Law
Protect and Exclude
Related on EDSITEment
BackStory: Shattering the Glass Ceiling
Women's Equality: Changing Attitudes and Beliefs
2018 Jefferson Lecture: Dr. Rita Charon