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The United States’ entry into the Second World War stimulated economic growth and eliminated the unemployment that had plagued the nation during the Great Depression. By 1943, a nation-wide labor shortage created new employment opportunities for millions of women, African-Americans, and other groups that previously had been denied access to well-paid skilled jobs. Women who worked as secretaries, clerks, maids and waitresses were hired to do “man-sized jobs”, while others—many from the middle classes—entered the workforce for the first-time. Mass Transportation, a trade journal for the trucking and hauling industry, sought to aid its subscribers with timely advice on how best to manage their new female employees.

Source: L. H. Sanders, “Eleven Tips on Getting More Efficiency Out of Women Employees.” Mass Transportation, July 1943.

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