Centre for Interdisciplinary Gender Studies

Using Archives to Teach Gender



All referenced quotes presented on the sidebars in this website are taken from the book Teaching Gender with Libraries and Archives: The Power of Information, edited by Sara de Jong and Sanne Koevoets.

1962 Marks & Spencer Welfare Report Extract 3

Marks & Spencer. 1962. Welfare report conducted by Flora Solomon. Page 14. ‘Staff Management and Training of Women’

This page of the report gives detailed information about the female workforce at M&S in the 1960’s. Solomon refers to the loss of women workers after they marry and to some of the company programmes designed to recruit women.

For more information on Flora Solomon, see the links to the Marks & Spencer Company Archive website on the ‘Other Useful Resources’ page.

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Source: Marks & Spencer Company Archive.

Q-Q1-2-2 1962 welfare report p14

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