• In the early 1920 women were allowed to work, and get the equal amount of pay as men. At this time women also had the right to vote. • Most of the women workers were of African American descent.
• Many were expected to be house wife's, mothers, and taking care of the children.
• Most men worked, more men were expected to work than women. Men could have higher jobs and positions than women that were in the workforce.
• In the great depression the southern economy lacked resources, This cause people to loose jobs.And the south had an unhealthy market. • During the great depression the white people used the black people as slaves. They took them away from there normal life’s to be slaves.
• In the free time the women did charity work to help the great depression. • The popular culture would also go to the movies on a none work night. Some of the popular films were, Wizard of oz, Superman, Gone with the wind. • Technology became more advanced Rich families would listen to the commercials and the newest product was tea bags, which women were found of. • In the radio business became popular and started to employ more people.
• Girls were expected to wear dresses and often played with dolls.
• It was okay for boys to fight but not girls. • Neither boys or girls could use cuss words. • Etiquette was an important part of the southern culture. Such as opening doors for ladies. • Children as young a 10-18 worked in factories, canneries, and farms.
Men: • Men wore high waisted pants, upper class males would wear hats. They used different hem lengths for the different times of the day. Women: • Mostly dresses, long or short. Big long cotes where common among upper class women. Some where strictly dressed with long skirts or shirts that went up to the neck.
• Home maker - A woman who is a mother and takes care of the house and children. They do things such as cooking cleaning. • Good family - The dad worked, and the mom was a home maker. They would most of the time also have a maid to help the family.
• Canneries - A place where they can food or supplies. • Feminism - Supporting equal rights of males and females. • The Great Depression - A decade of world economic crisis right before world war II
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