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Can you help me find some info? I need to know the percentage of women in the work force back in the 1940's. I'm having a terrible time finding it. Please point me in the right direction. - Stephanie

Thanks for your note to FEMINIST.COM. I have statistics for the percentage of the women in the work force from 1960-the present, but not for 1940. (For instance in 1960 it was 35% and increased steadily since then.) However, the statistics I have come from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, so I suggest that you contact them directly about those statistics from the 1940s. It may actually be higher than average given WWII--but they will know best. Good luck.
Amy