Western History & Genealogy Blog

Women at Work

Weird Photo Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

Weird Photo Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

Are these women the precursors to the Keebler elves?

The women working in this cracker factory seem to be working pretty hard. Are they the precursors to the Keebler elves?

Wo/Men at Work: Exploring Hard Work's Reward

Women at Work. Salt Lake City: Red Butte Press, 2012. Cover
Women at Work. Salt Lake City: Red Butte Press, 2012. Cover
Blunt, Judy. "Cooking From Scratch." Women at Work. Salt Lake City: Red Butte Press, 2012. Cover
Powell, Ralph. "Everything's Dangerous." Women at Work. Salt Lake City: Red Butte Press, 2012. Cover

This artfully designed, hand-bound book tells two stories of work during an era when what a person did or made was still considered more important than what he or she bought.