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Muriel Simonson The life of a student at Jackson College, 1924-1929

Citations

The text in this exhibit is drawn extensively from the following archival collections:

Muriel Simonson papers, 1908-1981. Tufts University. Digital Collections and Archives. Medford, MA.

Other sources are listed below by page and topic


Home Page

No additional sources to be cited.


Tufts in the 20s

Economic data on the price of goods:

United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics. "Retail Prices, 1890 to 1925 : Bulletin of the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, No. 418," Retail Prices (October 1926). https://fraser.stlouisfed.org/scribd/?itemid=5366&filepath=/files/docs/publications/bls/bls0418_1926.pdf, accessed on January 17, 2017.

Labor statistics on women's employment in 1920:

United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics. "Handbook of Labor Statistics, 1924-1926 : Bulletin of the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, No. 439," Handbook of Labor Statistics (June 1927). https://fraser.stlouisfed.org/scribd/?itemid=493213&filepath=/files/docs/publications/bls/bls0439_1927.pdf, accessed on January 17, 2017. Pages 427-429 and 652-653.

Labor statistics on women's employment in 1930 extrapolated from:

United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics. "Handbook of Labor Statistics, 1936 Edition : Bulletin of the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, No. 616," Handbook of Labor Statistics (1936). https://fraser.stlouisfed.org/scribd/?itemid=533188&filepath=/files/docs/publications/bls/bls0616_1936.pdf, accessed on January 18, 2017. Page 1121.

School Expenses:

Tufts College. Course Catalog, 1924-25. Pages 115-117


Drama

No additional sources to be cited.


Social Life

Description of baby parties:

Miller, Russell E. “Women’s Role in the History of Tufts University, A Sketch by Russell E. Miller” in Jackson College Histories binder. February 1960. Tufts University. Digital Collections and Archives. Medford, MA. Pages 17-18.

Quote describing baby parties:

Tufts Weekly, May 13, 1925.