Ladies' Home Journal 125th Anniversary: Working
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Ladies' Home Journal 125th Anniversary: Working

 

War Work Cover 1917

War Work

During both World Wars, women moved into jobs here at home that men had vacated and even served at the front as nurses. Life was "so completely changed" as a result, the magazine observed in 1917, it soon began to run articles for newly independent readers, explaining, for example, the art of driving a car. Though some women were laid off after both wars, female employment levels overall continued to climb.

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