• More than ten million women march to work every morning side by side with the men. Steadily the importance of women is gaining notonly in the routine tasks of industry but in executive responsibility. I include also the woman who stays at home as the guardian of the welfare of the family. She is a partner in the job and wages. Women constitute a part of our industrial achievement.

    Herbert Hoover (1929). “The New Day: Campaign Speeches of Herbert Hoover, 1928”, p.63, Stanford University Press
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