Archive ID: 1981-051-8

Women working at desks in South Works office

Date Created: 1920-08

Created By: U.S. Steel

Donor: William Ferry

Media Type: Photograph


Although many associate steel mills with male labor, many women worked in the mills, whether in offices, as cleaners, as steelworkers (particularly around WWII and during the 1970s), or in other tasks. These women are working with comptometers or early manual calculators.

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