Women and the Great Depression: Facing Challenges, Finding Opportunities

The Great Depression hit everyone, but women faced unique challenges.

Many women entered the workforce for the first time, taking jobs in factories, offices, and schools.

his shift left them managing both work and home, a new responsibility for many.

While some saw this as a chance for equality, the government discouraged married women from working.

Despite the hardships, women found creative ways to survive, from growing food to sewing clothes.

The Great Depression was a difficult time, but it also forced a reevaluation of women's roles in American society.

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