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Nellie Bly's Strange Experiences at Two Employment Agencies
Nellie Bly
Bly investigates the employment agencies that place domestic servants.
"The Record of a College Woman's Experience as a Domestic Servant"
Lillian Pettengill
First in Pettengill's four-part serries for Everybody's Magazine on her stint as a domestic servant after graduating from Mount Holyoke.
Last in Marvel Cooke's five-part series for The New York Compass on the Bronx slave mart.
Marvel Cooke
Some ideas from the Domestic Workers Union for suppressing the resurgence of the "slave markets" of the Bronx, Brighton Beach, Brownsville and elsewhere -- street corners where women domestic workers had again begun gathering in 1950 to see day labor because full-time jobs had become difficult to find.
Part four in Marvel Cooke's five-part series for the New York Compass in 1950 on the Bronx "slave mart," where women domestics went to find jobs as day laborers.
Marvel Cooke
Part four of Marvel Cooke's five-part series for the New York Compass on the "Bronx slave mart," where women unable to find full-time employment sought day labor as domestics. The series reprised the ruse Cooke and Ella Baker perpetrated for The Crisis, published in its November 1935 issue.
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