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ERIC Number: ED396124
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: 324
Abstractor: N/A
A History of Women in the Trades for Integration with the Gender Equity in Education and the Workplace Curriculum.
Grey, Morgan, Comp.
This document, which was originally intended to complement a curriculum titled "Gender Equity in Education and the Workplace," is a compilation of the historical contributions made by women in trade and technical careers that may be used as a source of materials suitable for integration into existing trade and industrial education programs. Presented first are a brief discussion of the importance of gender equity in vocational curricula, a brief biography of the author, suggested strategies for integrating the historical materials into vocational curricula, and a list of particularly noteworthy contributions by women in the trades. Next, historical accounts of the contributions of women in the following skilled occupations/fields from the beginning of the given field (beginning in prehistoric and ancient times when applicable) to the mid-20th century are presented: agriculture; hunting and fishing; manufacturing and processing trades; metal products and heavy industry; lumber and wood products; textiles; leather and fur products; food processing; printing; miscellaneous manufacturing and processing trades; construction trades; architecture; engineering; mining; shipping/water transportation; land transportation/animal or human power; rail transportation; motor transportation; aviation and space; military; and miscellaneous professions (including medical and office occupations). Contains 208 references and a list of significant women and their contributions. (MN)
Curriculum Resource Center of Maine, Kennebec Valley Technical College, 92 Western Avenue, Fairfield, ME 04937-1367 ($25).
Publication Type: Historical Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Vocational Curriculum Resource Center of Maine, Fairfield.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A