Exchange for Woman's Work - Interior, Richmond, Va.

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Title

Exchange for Woman's Work - Interior, Richmond, Va.

Description

Photograph of the interior of the Richmond Exchange for Woman's Work, 203 East Franklin Street, Richmond, Va. 

The Richmond Exchange for Woman’s Work, founded in 1883, part of the Woman’s Exchange movement that began in Philadelphia in 1832. The Association was begun by women "to aid ladies whose pecuniary circumstances require them to make their own handiwork a means of their support, and also to afford an opportunity by which work may be sold for charitable purposes." The Richmond Exchange operated until 1955. 

Creator

unknown

Source

MSC0037-Photo, The Valentine.

Date

c. 1930

Contributor

The Valentine

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Notes

Learn more:

Sander, K. W. (1998). The Business of charity: The woman's exchange movement, 1832-1900Urbana: University of Illinois 

Jones, D. G. (2001). A box lunch. Richmond, Va.: D. Jones.

Federation of Woman's Exchanges 

Richmond Exchange for Woman's Work, Social Welfare History Image Portal

Collection

Citation

unknown, “Exchange for Woman's Work - Interior, Richmond, Va.,” Social Welfare History Image Portal, accessed August 14, 2020, https://images.socialwelfare.library.vcu.edu/items/show/543.