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Women in a Man's World

Eastern Paper Finish Department workers, Brewer, 1942

Eastern Paper Finish Department workers, Brewer, 1942

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Maine Folklife Center, Univ. of Maine

Women worked at the end of production in the finishing department. In this department large rolls of paper were cut into sheets of various sizes and then packaged to meet the needs of the customers.

Note that these women worked closely with, and often under the supervision of, men.


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