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York’s Factory Women
March 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmfree
ORGANISER: The Rowntree Society
Tel: 01904 543384
When: Wednesday 8th March | 18:00-19:00
Where: Zoom Online Event.
Cost: Free. Book by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone: 01904 543384 (not always staffed but messages can be left).
Access: Zoom automated captions.
DESCRIPTION: Recent research into the experiences of women working in the Rowntree factory in York has highlighted fascinating information about their working lives and the issues that they faced, some of which are still relevant today. Jobs at Rowntree were attractive because of pay and conditions but what was it really like to be a woman working there in the first half of the twentieth century?