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Capital intentions female proprietors in San Francisco, 1850-1920

Late 19th-century San Francisco was a booming marketplace in which some women stepped beyond their roles as wives, caregivers, and homemakers to start businesses that combined family concerns with money-making activities. Edith Sparks traces the experiences of these women entrepreneurs, exploring who they were, why they started businesses, how they attracted customers and managed finances, and how they dealt with failure. Using a unique sample of bankruptcy records, credit reports, advertisements, city directories, census reports, and other sources, Sparks argues that women were competitive, e.

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  • "Late 19th-century San Francisco was a booming marketplace in which some women stepped beyond their roles as wives, caregivers, and homemakers to start businesses that combined family concerns with money-making activities. Edith Sparks traces the experiences of these women entrepreneurs, exploring who they were, why they started businesses, how they attracted customers and managed finances, and how they dealt with failure. Using a unique sample of bankruptcy records, credit reports, advertisements, city directories, census reports, and other sources, Sparks argues that women were competitive, e."@en

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  • "Livres électroniques"
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  • "Capital intentions female proprietors in San Francisco, 1850-1920"@en
  • "Capital intentions female proprietors in San Francisco, 1850-1920"
  • "Capital intentions female proprietors in San Francisco, 1850 - 1920"
  • "Capital intentions : female proprietors in San Francisco, 1850-1920"
  • "Capital Intentions Female Proprietors in San Francisco, 1850-1920"@en