VAN RAAPHORST, Donna L.
Title: Union Maids Not Wanted : Organizing Domestic Workers, 1870-1940. 1st pr.
Publisher:  Praeger, New York, 1988, ISBN:027592288x
Seller ID: 77722
VAN RAAPHORST, Donna L. Union Maids Not Wanted : Organizing Domestic Workers, 1870-1940. New York: Praeger, (1988). First American Printing (stated). Pp. (6),vii-ix,(3),1-318,(6). 8vo, red cloth with black lettering to front and spine.Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. An Overview: A Summary of the History of Domestic Work in the United States; 3. The Psychology and Nature of Housework; 4. Preservers of the Status Quo: The Workers; 5. Preservers of the Status Quo: The Employers; 6. Preservers of the Status Quo: Organized Labor; 7. Against All Odds; 8. From Collapse to Promise to Hope -- to No Change; 9. Change within Continuity. Appendix: Knights of Labor Composed Entirely of Women, 1882-1887. Vg. 70.00