Karen Sawislak teaches labor history at UC Berkeley and is author of Smoldering City: Chicagoans and the Great Fire, 1871-1874 read an excerpt from the book. In addition to her teaching duties, Karen Sawislak is also a practicing attorney specializing in labor law. link
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Curt Miller vs. State of Oregon no longer available online
Making of America (MoA) is a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The site includes the full text of The Employments of Women; A Cyclopaedia of Woman's Work, 1863.
Dept of Labor Fact Sheet: 20 Leading Occupations of Employed Women Full-time Wage and Salary Workers 2003 Annual Averages
Women and Work in the Nineteenth Century - A Text and Web-page Archive